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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.