As part of the NCAA Division III Celebration Week, current and former student-athletes spoke at forum to gathered students, faculty and staff at Southern Virginia University. Joined by representatives from the “Be The Match” foundation, the student-athletes spoke on service and the relationship between athletics and success.
To create a stylized image of Southern Virginia University’s historic Main Hall, 2016 graduate Andrew King didn’t hire an artist, paint a new picture or even use Photoshop. He supplied a few images to a neural network and let it do the stylistic work for him.
By the time 2016 graduate Leah Huber came to Southern Virginia University in 2011, she already knew what she wanted to do. Five years, many classes, a full-time mission, and one bachelor’s degree later, she is preparing to achieve her goals and study music therapy at Arizona State University this fall.
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.
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.
Following his graduation next month, James David “JD” Drasbek, president of the Student Association at Southern Virginia University, plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University’s Health Administration Program — which is ranked third nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
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 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.
When Southern Virginia University students arrived on campus for the Spring semester last month, a number of them had the opportunity to move into the university’s newly-completed Walnut Avenue Apartments.
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.