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