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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Speaking to Latter-day Saints on the second day of Southern Virginia University’s annual education conference, former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Robert A. Seiple told attendees, “If we don’t talk about religion and politics and their intersection it is to our peril.”
The 13th annual education conference at Southern Virginia University began Friday in Buena Vista, Va., with the theme: Let Freedom Ring. Hundreds of Latter-day Saints gathered to hear from some of the foremost thinkers on freedom along with men and women who have fought on the front lines of wars and in the halls of government.