News with a tag of "Academics"

Business Graduate Lands Position at Charles Schwab

· June 9, 2016

After completing one milestone -- earning a bachelor's degree in business management and leadership from Southern Virginia University -- 2016 graduate Sarah Edwards will take the next major step in her career by working at Charles Schwab.


2016 Graduate to Attend Cutting-Edge Artificial Intelligence Program

· May 12, 2016

To create a stylized image of Southern Virginia University’s historic Main Hall, 2016 graduate Andrew King didn’t hire an artist, paint a new picture or even use Photoshop. He supplied a few images to a neural network and let it do the stylistic work for him.


Music Graduate to Further Service Goals at Music Therapy Program

· May 12, 2016

By the time 2016 graduate Leah Huber came to Southern Virginia University in 2011, she already knew what she wanted to do. Five years, many classes, a full-time mission, and one bachelor’s degree later, she is preparing to achieve her goals and study music therapy at Arizona State University this fall.


2016 Commencement Marks University’s 20th Year Since Renewal

· May 9, 2016

Nearly 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, graduates and their families, and community members gathered at Southern Virginia University’s 148th Commencement exercises to celebrate the accomplishments of 100 graduating seniors last week.


Senior Takes First Place at History Honor Society Conference

· April 12, 2016

Rex Winslow, a graduating senior at Southern Virginia University, recently took first place at a regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, an American history honor society with more than 350,000 members.


Professor, Artist Barbara Crawford to Give Elton Lecture April 1

· March 28, 2016

Barbara Crawford, professor of art at Southern Virginia University, will deliver the annual Elton Lecture, titled “The Last Picture Show: New Lessons from Old Masters,” on Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Creativity, Core Values in the Classroom

· March 24, 2016

Professor Jane Harrington first entered the world of children’s literature as she raised her own children. Not content to just read children’s books, she wrote her own, including “Extreme Pets!” and “My Best Friend, the Atlantic Ocean, and Other Great Bodies Standing Between Me and My Life with Giulio.” Now, she is sharing her expertise this semester as she teaches the university’s first course in children’s literature.


Michael Gibbons to Speak on Positivity Feb. 19

· February 18, 2016

Michael Gibbons, student support director and an adjunct instructor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, will deliver a forum address titled "A Paradigm of Positivity: Hardwiring the Brain for Happiness" on Friday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


Southern Virginia University Announces Three New Majors

· February 16, 2016

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell recently announced the addition of three new majors — biochemistry, math and psychology — to the university catalog.


Fall 2015 President’s and Provost’s Lists Announced

· December 19, 2015

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox is pleased to announce the recipients of the President’s and Provost’s List honors for students who excelled academically in fall semester 2015.