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Professor, Alumni Present at National Council on Family Relations Conference

· December 16, 2014

This semester, Dr. Ariel Rodriguez, associate professor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, and two university alumni attended the annual National Council on Family Relations conference to discuss their research analyzing gender chapters in textbooks.


2014 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

· December 5, 2014

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell today announced the recipients of the 2014 Ed and Chieko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award.


Students, Alumni Start Local Businesses

· December 5, 2014

Southern Virginia University senior Coulter Sims gets up every morning at 4:30 a.m. to start work at his cider donuts trailer, the Shasta. After an hour of preparation, he is ready to fry fresh donuts for the first customers of the day. For Sims this is more than just a job. Mama Crockett's Cider Donuts is the newest addition to a business he cofounded last year, and which he plans to continue after graduating from Southern Virginia.


Former CEO, Entrepreneur to Give Devotional Nov. 21

· November 19, 2014

David Martino, former president and CEO of Russell-Newman, Inc., will give a devotional address titled “Your Choice” on Friday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia University.


Southern Virginia University Christmas Events 2014

and · November 17, 2014

Southern Virginia University annually hosts several events to celebrate the holiday season through music, dance, and fellowship. 


First Students to Receive Teaching Licensure Prepare for Graduation

· November 14, 2014

Southern Virginia University students Tod Workman and Bryndy Christensen are currently volunteering in the classrooms of two local schools as they complete their teaching practicums to become the first Southern Virginia students to graduate with a Virginia teaching license.


President Wilcox to Hold Special University Meeting Nov. 14

· November 10, 2014

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox will hold a special university-wide meeting on Friday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Knight Sports Arena.


Co-Founder, CEO of Major Fitness Company to Give Devotional

· November 4, 2014

Scott Watterson, co-founder, chairman and CEO of ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., will give a devotional address titled "The Joy of Decisions" on Friday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia University.


Professors Mentor Alumnus for Success in Notre Dame Doctoral Program

· November 1, 2014

Robert Burton ('13), a Southern Virginia University graduate, is currently attending a prestigious doctoral program in political science at Notre Dame University.


Business Consultant to Give Forum Address Oct. 31

· October 29, 2014

Mark Gottfredson, a director of global business consulting firm Bain & Company, will give a forum address, titled “Leadership: More than a Great Speech,” on Friday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia University.