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Dr. MacDonnell, Dr. Cox Deliver Civil-Rights Addresses at Forum

· February 7, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, two distinguished Southern Virginia University’s faculty members, Dr. Francis MacDonnell and Dr. David Cox, delivered addresses in honor of Black History Month outlining the heroism of the Civil Rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Johnathon Daniels.


Olivia Ekberg and Bethany Anderson Share Experiences at Annual Honor Forum

· February 7, 2017

Southern Virginia University’s annual Honor Forum was delivered by current student Olivia Ekberg, a freshman who qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in synchronized swimming, and alumna Bethany Anderson, an ’07 graduate and licensed clinical social worker.


The Southern Virginia University Theater Department Presents “Romeo and Juliet”

· February 7, 2017

Shakespeare’s timeless romantic masterpiece, “Romeo and Juliet,” will sweep across the Southern Virginia University stage just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend.


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi to Install Chapter 341 at Southern Virginia University

· February 3, 2017

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will install its 341st chapter at Southern Virginia University on Tuesday, February 7.


Dr. Cox and Dr. MacDonnell to Present Civil Rights Forum on Feb. 3

· February 3, 2017

Two distinguished members of Southern Virginia University’s faculty, Dr. Francis MacDonnell and Dr. David Cox, will deliver addresses centering on Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement to students, faculty and staff on Friday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Southern Virginia University to Hold Annual Honor Forum on Friday Jan. 27

· January 27, 2017

Southern Virginia University will hold its annual Honor Forum on Friday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center as part of the university’s Honor Week. Speaking this year will be freshman Olivia Ekberg and Class of ’07 alumna Bethany Anderson.


Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photojournalist Deanne Fitzmaurice Shares Heartfelt Forum

· January 26, 2017

Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice, delivered a forum address to gathered students, faculty, and staff at Southern Virginia University on Friday, Jan. 20. Fitzmaurice’s forum was part of the series of events put on by the newly founded Institute for Writing and Mass Media directed by New York Times best-selling author Jeff Benedict.


Phi Sigma Tau Chapter Installed at Southern Virginia University

· January 26, 2017

On December 9, 2016, a group of 12 Southern Virginia University students and two philosophy faculty members, Dr. John Armstrong and Dr. Jan-Erik Jones, became the charter members of the Virginia Xi chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the International Honor Society in Philosophy.


Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photojournalist to Give Forum Interview on Jan. 20

· January 19, 2017

Jeff Benedict, New York Times best-selling author and director of Southern Virginia University’s newly founded Institute for Writing and Mass Media, will conduct an interview-style forum with Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice, on Friday January 20, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Whitney Johnson Delivers Forum on Personal Disruption

· January 18, 2017

Critically acclaimed author and one of the world’s most influential management thinkers, Whitney Johnson, delivered a motivational forum address to Southern Virginia University students, faculty, and staff entitled, “Come to Your Senses,” on Friday, Jan. 13.