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Graduate Kailey Simmons Lands Professional Performing Role at Tuacahn

· March 30, 2018

At the audition she attended in Salt Lake City last December, Southern Virginia alumna Kailey Simmons (’17) was one of the only hopeful performers who had not majored in theatre or music during college. She was also among the few who received a callback.


New Statue Unveiled at Southern Virginia’s Knight Stadium

and · March 30, 2018

Helmet open and lance pointed to the sky, Southern Virginia University recently unveiled a new golden-bronze Knight statue at the Knight Stadium. The stadium, dedicated in October, came as a result of the vision and generosity the Knight family.


Super Bowl Champion Mulitalo Named Head Football Coach at Southern Virginia

and · March 30, 2018

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today named ten-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion Edwin Mulitalo head coach of the Knights' football program.


“Digital Day” held in Lieu of a Snow Day

· March 22, 2018

In between pegging each other with snowballs and making snowpersons, students at Southern Virginia University brought their professors electronically into their homes in celebration of the school’s first “Digital Day”—putting a technologically forward twist on the average “snow day.”


Professor Francis MacDonnell to Speak at Southern Virginia University Commencement

· March 20, 2018

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that Professor Francis MacDonnell will be the University’s commencement speaker on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the front of Main Hall.


Dana Oaks To Be Appointed New Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

· March 16, 2018

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox announced Monday that Dana Oaks, currently CEO of University Hospital and Medical Center, a major acute care hospital and medical center complex near Fort Lauderdale, will join Southern Virginia this summer as Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer.


Steve and Bobbie Sandberg to Speak at University Convocation on March 9

· March 7, 2018

Steve Sandberg, deputy general counsel for Brigham Young University, and his wife, Bobbie Sandberg, will speak at University Convocation on Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. in the Knight Arena. The title of the Sandberg’s presentation is: “Keeping Laughter in Our Lives.”


Elder and Sister Dudley: Priorities for a Leading a Blessed Life

· March 6, 2018

Elder Michael M. Dudley of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Michelle Dudley, taught students about principles for prioritizing their lives during University Convocation on Friday, March 2.


Elder and Sister Dudley to Speak at Southern Virginia University on March 2

· February 26, 2018

Elder Michael M. Dudley and his wife, Michelle Dudley, will speak at University Convocation this Friday, March 2 at 11 a.m. in Southern Virginia’s Knight Arena.


Tom Christofferson and Dave Checketts: How Inclusion Leads to Christ

· February 23, 2018

“There were parts of my journey that were solitary,” Tom Christofferson said. “But it is a journey towards Christ, and that’s not solitary.”