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.
On Friday, April 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Southern Virginia University Alumni Association will officially charter its first chapter during a meeting at the Metropolis Integrated Media building in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Marsali Hancock, president of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition in Washington, D.C., will speak at a Southern Virginia University devotional, Friday March 26, at 11 a.m.
The Southern Virginia University Flute Choir, under the direction of Launa Whitehead, will present a concert, “Sounds of Spring,” on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom. All are invited, free of charge, to join in a musical hour heralding this welcome, long-awaited spring.
Michael Strong, author, educational consultant and entrepreneur, along with fellow entrepreneur Magatte Wade will speak at a forum entitled “Be the Solution: How to Live an Entrepreneurial Life of Doing Good and Having Fun,” this Friday, March 19, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.