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Southern Virginia University Holds Honorary Veterans Day Luncheon on Nov. 10

· November 15, 2016

Southern Virginia University held an honorary Veteran’s Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10 for more than 130 veterans from the surrounding area who were honored by guest speaker CW4 Hugh Bouchelle, special musical performances, and a meal provided by the university students and local food services.


Forum Speakers on Finding Beauty, Seizing Opportunity

and · November 8, 2016

James Lambert, assistant professor of English and the director of the Writing Center, and Edwin Mulitalo, defensive line coach for the football team, addressed students, faculty and staff gathered in the Stoddard Center on Friday, Nov. 4, about the value of education, serving others, and seizing opportunities.


Shakespeare Scholar, Super Bowl Champion to Speak at Friday Forum

and · November 3, 2016

Dr. James Lambert, assistant professor of English and the director of the Writing Center, and Edwin Mulitalo, former NFL offensive lineman and current defensive line coach at Southern Virginia University, will speak at forum at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in the Stoddard Center.


Southern Virginia Theatre Presents “Steel Magnolias” Nov. 4-5, 11-12

· November 3, 2016

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Robert Harling’s Broadway and movie favorite, “Steel Magnolias” on November 4-5 and 11-12 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.


Former Army Special Forces Pilot to Speak at Annual Veterans Luncheon

· November 2, 2016

Former Army Special Forces pilot and Southern Virginia University adjunct faculty member Hugh Bouchelle will speak at the annual veterans luncheon hosted by Southern Virginia on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 11:30 a.m. in the Stoddard Center. All military service veterans and their spouses are invited to attend.


Forum Recap: An Interview with Executive Editors at Sports Illustrated, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

· November 1, 2016

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Jeff Benedict, Director of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media at Southern Virginia University, conducted an interview-style forum with special guests B.J. Schecter, Executive Editor at Sports Illustrated, and Rick Wolff, Senior Executive Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, in front of an audience of students, faculty and staff gathered in the Stoddard Center.


Executive Editors at Sports Illustrated, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to Give Forum Interviews

· October 26, 2016

BUENA VISTA, Va. — 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 special guests B.J. Schecter, Executive Editor at Sports Illustrated, and Rick Wolff, Senior Executive Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, on Friday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Alumnus Studies Optometry, Earns Army’s Health Professions Scholarship

· October 13, 2016

After discovering a passion for optometry at Southern Virginia University, Michael Goering (’15) is well on his way to achieving his career goals — having recently begun his second year at Marshall B. Ketchum University’s optometry program and been commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.


University Leaders Speak on the Importance of Institute at Forum

· October 10, 2016

BUENA VISTA, Va. — President Reed N. Wilcox, along with other university leaders, addressed students, faculty and staff gathered in Southern Virginia University’s Stoddard Center on Friday, Oct. 7, about the benefits of attending Institute of Religion — part of the Church Education System of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


University Leaders Speak on “Resilience” at Forum

· October 4, 2016

BUENA VISTA, Va. — A panel of seven university leaders from Student Life and the Athletics department addressed students, faculty and staff gathered in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University on Friday, Sept. 30, on the topic of “Resilience.”