News with a tag of "Professors"

Senior Takes First Place at History Honor Society Conference

· April 12, 2016

Rex Winslow, a graduating senior at Southern Virginia University, recently took first place at a regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, an American history honor society with more than 350,000 members.


Professor, Artist Barbara Crawford to Give Elton Lecture April 1

· March 28, 2016

Barbara Crawford, professor of art at Southern Virginia University, will deliver the annual Elton Lecture, titled “The Last Picture Show: New Lessons from Old Masters,” on Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Creativity, Core Values in the Classroom

· March 24, 2016

Professor Jane Harrington first entered the world of children’s literature as she raised her own children. Not content to just read children’s books, she wrote her own, including “Extreme Pets!” and “My Best Friend, the Atlantic Ocean, and Other Great Bodies Standing Between Me and My Life with Giulio.” Now, she is sharing her expertise this semester as she teaches the university’s first course in children’s literature.


Michael Gibbons to Speak on Positivity Feb. 19

· February 18, 2016

Michael Gibbons, student support director and an adjunct instructor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, will deliver a forum address titled "A Paradigm of Positivity: Hardwiring the Brain for Happiness" on Friday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


New Southern Virginia Faculty to Speak at Forum Feb. 12

· February 8, 2016

Three new faculty members who began working at Southern Virginia University in fall 2015 will speak in a forum on Friday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


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.


New Volunteers Serve Southern Virginia

· November 4, 2015

During the past two decades, Southern Virginia University has regularly benefited from the dedicated, qualified and seasoned individuals who have volunteered as staff and faculty members. This semester, the university welcomes six new and returning volunteers to the campus community. 


Southern Virginia Presents ‘Bells Are Ringing’ June 5-6, 11-13

· June 2, 2015

Southern Virginia University’s theatre program will present the musical “Bells Are Ringing” June 5-6 and 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.


Graduating Seniors Create, Display Art for Senior Show

· May 28, 2015

This year’s annual senior art show featured the work of 12 Southern Virginia University art majors and included an array of media including oil painting, printmaking, mixed-media, water-based media, charcoal and handcrafted apparel.