News with a tag of "Alumni"

Southern Virginia University Holds 2017 Commencement

· May 2, 2017

More than 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, community members, graduates and their families gathered in front of historic Main Hall on Saturday for Southern Virginia University’s 149th Commencement exercises.


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.



Alumnus Overcomes Challenges, Pursues Passion for Art

· June 13, 2015

Some aspects of Jonathan Whitlock’s life have changed since a fateful car accident 16 years ago today, but through it all, one thing has remained constant: his passion for creating art.


Graduating Seniors Create, Display Art for Senior Show

· May 28, 2015

This year’s annual senior art show featured the work of 12 Southern Virginia University art majors and included an array of media including oil painting, printmaking, mixed-media, water-based media, charcoal and handcrafted apparel.


Recent Graduate Completes W&L Archival Internship

· February 27, 2015

Michael Hunter, a December 2014 graduate of Southern Virginia University who will walk at the annual Commencement exercises with more than 100 classmates May 7, recently completed an archival internship at Washington & Lee University.


Alumnus, Entrepreneur to Speak at Forum Feb. 6

· February 3, 2015

Derick Maggard ('10), founding director of the Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech, will give a forum address on Friday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.