News with a tag of "Speakers"

Kristen Oaks Delivers Keynote Speech at 20th Annual Education Conference

· June 13, 2016

Southern Virginia University's 20th annual Education Conference on June 3 and 4 began with a keynote address by Sister Kristen Oaks, who was also joined by her husband, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


2016 Commencement Marks University’s 20th Year Since Renewal

· May 9, 2016

Nearly 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, graduates and their families, and community members gathered at Southern Virginia University’s 148th Commencement exercises to celebrate the accomplishments of 100 graduating seniors last week.


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.


U.S. Naval Academy Coach Ken Niumatalolo to Speak at Forum

and · April 18, 2016

Ken Niumatalolo, head football coach at the United States Naval Academy who was featured in the 2014 documentary, “Meet the Mormons,” will deliver the final forum address of Southern Virginia University’s 2015-2016 academic year on Friday, April 22, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


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.


Former Fisher-Price CEO to Speak at Forum April 8

· April 6, 2016

Gary Baughman, former CEO of Fisher-Price, will deliver a forum address on Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


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.


Col. Brett Barraclough to Speak at Forum Feb. 26

· February 22, 2016

Colonel Brett A. Barraclough, assistant deputy for acquisition system management, will deliver a forum address titled “Facing Combat in a Complex World: Panama to Afghanistan and Beyond” on Friday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


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.