News with a tag of "Announcements"

Alex Boyé Announces Plan to Film Music Video at Southern Virginia University

· September 1, 2017

Alex Boyé made a surprise visit to Southern Virginia University today, performing and speaking during the University’s “Welcome Back” convocation. The musician announced that he will return later in September to film a new music video with the University.


Coming Home to Crimson: Southern Virginia Announces Return to its Heritage Color

· August 30, 2017

In an open letter to students, faculty, and staff, Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox announced “the University is coming home to crimson” as its official heritage color. Crimson was the University’s initial primary color for eight years after its renewal in 1996.


Two-time National Champion Coach to Head New Men’s Volleyball Program

and · June 20, 2016

Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Jason Lamb today announced the hire of two-time NCAA Division I Men’s Volleyball National Champion coach Tom Peterson as the university’s first head men’s volleyball coach.


Four Accomplished Senior Speakers to Address Class of 2016

· May 3, 2016

The senior speakers selected to represent the Southern Virginia University graduating class of 2016 are Rosevelt Kpainay, Madeleine Gail Rex, Wright Noel and Don Harsh.


Dave and Wendy Ulrich to Speak at Commencement May 5

· April 13, 2016

Dr. Dave Ulrich, an award-winning thought leader in human resources and management education named “the father of modern HR,” and Dr. Wendy Ulrich, a psychologist and bestselling author, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2016 Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. in front of the university’s Main Hall in Buena Vista, Va.


Southern Virginia a Top Performer in College Endowment Returns

· February 26, 2016

An article in The New York Times reported this week that Southern Virginia University ranked second in the latest National Association of Colleges and University Business Officers-Commonfund Study of endowment performance.


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.


Joe DuPaix Named Head Football Coach

and · January 29, 2016

Southern Virginia University Director of Athletics Jason Lamb today named former Navy and BYU assistant Joe DuPaix as the Knights’ next head football coach.


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.


Professor, Artist Barbara Crawford Receives Elton Award

· December 5, 2015

In the last forum of the semester, Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced that Barbara Crawford, professor of art, is the recipient of the 2016 Michael and Kay Elton Lectureship for Outstanding Teaching and Scholarship.