News with a tag of "LDS Environment"

15 Years Serving Latter-day Saints

· September 10, 2010

When Southern Virginia University reopened its doors in 1996 with an LDS oriented mission, just 74 pioneering students enrolled. Last week Southern Virginia welcomed nearly 750 new and returning students to commence its fifteenth consecutive academic year serving the Latter-day Saint community.


Southern Virginia to Host Mormon Theology Seminar

· August 27, 2010

Southern Virginia University will host the Mormon Theology Seminar conference entitled Embracing the Law: A scholarly conference on Doctrine and Covenants 42 on Friday, Sept. 10.


Be of Good Cheer, Education Conference Speakers Urge

· June 8, 2010

The 14th annual education conference at Southern Virginia University kicked off Friday with a keynote address by Ann M. Dibb, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and daughter of President Thomas S. Monson.


Returned Missionary to Help Interpret General Conference

· April 2, 2010

Yapese is a language spoken on a small Pacific island cluster called Yap State with a population of little more than 11,000. There are fewer than 500 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living there.


Southern Virginia University to Hold Honor Forum Jan. 22

· January 19, 2010

Arianne Forsling, Ben Burningham and Richard Stuart who are all part of the Southern Virginia University community will speak at the honor forum at Southern Virginia University Friday, January 22, at 11 a.m.


Students Attend Fifth Annual Temple Service Day

and · October 27, 2009

More than 160 Southern Virginia University students gathered at 7 a.m. on a Tuesday this month to board one of three busses chartered for a three-hour drive to the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Southern Virginia Gathering Place for 1,500 EFY Participants

· July 22, 2009

Nearly 1,500 Latter-day Saint youth gathered to Southern Virginia University in the Shenandoah Valley this summer for one of five weeklong sessions of Especially for Youth.


Largest Daytime Institute in Eastern U.S. Dedicated on Campus

and · April 2, 2009

A new 18,000 square-foot university ward and Institute building was dedicated on the campus of Southern Virginia University on Sunday, March 28.