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Marriotts, Hatches to Host Annual Invitational Art Show

· September 24, 2009

Southern Virginia University will hold its annual Shenandoah Invitational Art Show at the Fairview Marriott Hotel in Falls Church, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m.


No More Dust on His Running Shoes

· September 16, 2009

First-year student Kevin Prince left his home in the sandy deserts of Qatar to attend Southern Virginia University and run for the men’s cross-country team.


Seniors Score in 93rd Percentile on National Learning Assessment

and · September 14, 2009

Southern Virginia University seniors who participated in the Collegiate Learning Assessment this year performed better than 93 percent of seniors nationally who participated.


2009 Service Award Recipients Announced

· September 4, 2009

At its academic convocation ceremony today, Southern Virginia University Executive Vice President and Provost Paul S. Edwards announced the recipients of the 2009 Ed and Cheiko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award.


Three New Multipurpose Fields Debut

and · September 4, 2009

The 650 new and returning students at Southern Virginia University this semester will begin using three new fields constructed on 17-acres of university-owned land adjacent to campus. The fields will be used by the entire student body for activities and by scholar-athletes as practice and game fields.


Alumna Appointed Registrar

· September 2, 2009

Southern Virginia University this week announced the appointment of alumna Whitney Larsen as the university’s registrar.


University Hires New Dean of Admissions

· August 19, 2009

Southern Virginia University President Rodney K. Smith today announced the hiring of Brett W. Garcia as the new dean of admissions at Southern Virginia. Garcia will report directly to President Smith and will participate on the President’s Council.


Southern Virginia Gathering Place for 1,500 EFY Participants

· July 22, 2009

Nearly 1,500 Latter-day Saint youth gathered to Southern Virginia University in the Shenandoah Valley this summer for one of five weeklong sessions of Especially for Youth.


Student Presents ‘Lord of the Rings’ Paper at UCLA

· July 17, 2009

Skyler King never imagined he would end as a presenter at a conference at UCLA when he wrote a paper this spring on divine intervention in “The Lord of the Rings” for a class at Southern Virginia University taught by best-selling author Orson Scott Card.


Regional Accreditor Plans Visit to Southern Virginia

· June 26, 2009

At its meeting on June 25, 2009, the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) authorized a candidacy committee to visit Southern Virginia University in the coming academic year.