This semester, Dr. Ariel Rodriguez, associate professor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, and two university alumni attended the annual National Council on Family Relations conference to discuss their research analyzing gender chapters in textbooks.
Robert Burton ('13), a Southern Virginia University graduate, is currently attending a prestigious doctoral program in political science at Notre Dame University.
Dr. Rodney K. Smith, former president of Southern Virginia University, will give the 2014 Homecoming devotional address, titled “Investing in the Miracle of Southern Virginia University,” on Friday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center on the university’s campus in Buena Vista, Va.
Southern Virginia University will welcome alumni, current students, faculty and staff to participate in a variety of activities, from the annual Homecoming Concert to Southern Virginia’s first home football game at The Fields, to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 10-11.
Abby Baxter ('14), a recent graduate of Southern Virginia University, is currently pursuing a doctorate at the highly-ranked physical therapy program of the University of Utah College of Health.
Southern Virginia University Alumnus Nate Pence (’12) became the newest member of the Grammy-award winning male vocal ensemble Chanticleer this month.
Southern Virginia University Alumna Sara Beth Helsel (’12) will begin attending the National University of Ireland, Galway studying public advocacy and activism this fall.
Ryan Sloan, who graduated as valedictorian of the class of 2014 at Southern Virginia University, plans to attend the Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry this fall.
More than 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, graduates and their families, and community members gathered on the lawn in front of historic Main Hall in Buena Vista, Va., for Southern Virginia University’s 146th annual Commencement exercises.