News with a tag of "Announcements"

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.


2015 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

· December 4, 2015

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell today announced the recipients of the 2015 Ed and Chieko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award.


Students Teach, Serve Through New Program at Local School

· November 18, 2015

This semester marked the creation and launch of the BEST program, an initiative led by Southern Virginia University and the Buena Vista School System to create a community learning center at Enderly Heights Elementary School.