News with a tag of "Alumni"

Student Places Second in National History Society Conference

· March 11, 2014

Southern Virginia University senior Pamela Gilmer received second place at a regional conference of the national history honor society Phi Alpha Theta last week — making 2014 the third year in a row that a Southern Virginia student has placed first or second at the conference.


Alumnus Receives Prestigious Fulbright Grant

· January 28, 2014

Eric Griffin (’12) recently received a Fulbright Grant to teach English as a second language to university students in Argentina beginning in March 2014.


New Softball Field Dedicated During Homecoming

· October 23, 2013

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell declared the new Harvey-Dryden Softball Field open for play during Homecoming last week.


Brydon Brett (’10) Creates, Promotes Uplifting Art

· October 16, 2013

Brydon Brett (’10) has been performing professionally with his family, the Bretts, in Branson, Mo., for more than a decade — now, he is spearheading efforts to teach others how to become “artist-disciples.”


Southern Virginia Welcomes Alumni for Annual Homecoming

· October 15, 2013

Southern Virginia University is welcoming alumni back to campus for Homecoming with a scheduled week of carnivals, games, concerts, athletic events and a number of other activities.


Alumnus, Graduate Student Receives Speech Pathology Award

· August 20, 2013

Southern Virginia University alumnus Adam Whipple (’11) recently received the Mississippi Speech and Hearing Association 2013 Outstanding Speech Language Pathology Graduate Student Award from the University of Southern Mississippi.


Entrepreneurs, Alumni Find Fulfilling, Family-Centered Careers

· August 16, 2013

A day at work for entrepreneurial alumni couple Brinn (’07) and Frederick “F.W.” Willis (‘08) includes pursuits as varied as photographing a family on the Willis’ three-acre property to building a rustic, antique-style chicken coop — all while caring for their two young children at their home in Rockbridge County, Va.


Alumnus Finds Miracle at Missionary Mall

· July 16, 2013

When Thomas Petrungaro (’12) walked into the Missionary Mall in Orem, Utah, looking for deals on mission clothing and supplies, he wasn’t expecting a miracle.


Alumnus Studies Architecture Abroad, Receives Award

· July 1, 2013

While spending four months in Europe studying historic architecture, Bryce Pendleton (‘10) received news that he was the recipient of the 2013 Bill Brown Award from Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture and Design.


Southern Virginia to Hold Sem Reunion June 28-29

· May 23, 2013

The Southern Virginia University Alumni Association will hold a Southern Sem reunion on the university’s campus in Buena Vista, Va., on Friday and Saturday, June 28-29.