Southern Virginia University will host its annual Education Conference on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5. Speakers and musicians from around the country will focus on the conference theme, “Be of Good Cheer: The Future is as Bright as Your Faith.”
Surrounded by hundreds of friends and family members, more than 100 graduating seniors donned caps and gowns Saturday in front of historic Main Hall for Southern Virginia University's 142nd commencement exercises.
Southern Virginia University will present “Spring Showers of Song,” the final concert of the school year at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at Chandler Hall.
On Thursday, April 15, 4:30 p.m. the annual Senior Art Show will open at Southern Virginia University’s Main Hall ballroom. Fourteen senior art students—the largest group yet to mount such a capstone exhibit—will kick off the show with presentations about their artwork. At 5:30 p.m. artists and audience will move to Main Hall’s third floor for a reception and the exhibition of the artwork. The art will be on display for the following two weeks.
Cellist Jesse Houchens, student of Lexington artist and teacher Julia Goudimova, will anchor the Southern Virginia University Orchestra’s concert on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.
Julie B. Beck, general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a Southern Virginia University devotional, Friday April 16, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.
New York Times best-selling author Orson Scott Card will speak at a Southern Virginia University forum on Friday, April 9, at 11 a.m.
Yapese is a language spoken on a small Pacific island cluster called Yap State with a population of little more than 11,000. There are fewer than 500 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living there.
On Friday, April 2, at 11:00 a.m., Southern Virginia University will set aside the usual Friday forum for year-end surveys.