To create a stylized image of Southern Virginia University’s historic Main Hall, 2016 graduate Andrew King didn’t hire an artist, paint a new picture or even use Photoshop. He supplied a few images to a neural network and let it do the stylistic work for him.
By the time 2016 graduate Leah Huber came to Southern Virginia University in 2011, she already knew what she wanted to do. Five years, many classes, a full-time mission, and one bachelor’s degree later, she is preparing to achieve her goals and study music therapy at Arizona State University this fall.
Nearly 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, graduates and their families, and community members gathered at Southern Virginia University’s 148th Commencement exercises to celebrate the accomplishments of 100 graduating seniors last week.
The senior speakers selected to represent the Southern Virginia University graduating class of 2016 are Rosevelt Kpainay, Madeleine Gail Rex, Wright Noel and Don Harsh.
Southern Virginia University graduating senior Dallin Evans took a big step in his longtime goal to become an architect when he chose last month to attend Syracuse University for a master’s degree in architecture.
Following his graduation next month, James David “JD” Drasbek, president of the Student Association at Southern Virginia University, plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University’s Health Administration Program — which is ranked third nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
Ken Niumatalolo, head football coach at the United States Naval Academy who was featured in the 2014 documentary, “Meet the Mormons,” will deliver the final forum address of Southern Virginia University’s 2015-2016 academic year on Friday, April 22, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.
Dr. Dave Ulrich, an award-winning thought leader in human resources and management education named “the father of modern HR,” and Dr. Wendy Ulrich, a psychologist and bestselling author, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2016 Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. in front of the university’s Main Hall in Buena Vista, Va.
Law, linguistics, optometry, epidemiology and computer science are just a few of the interests Nathanael Rodriguez explored as a student at Southern Virginia University.