News from 2019

Mark Fuchs: Inspiration From Gary Woodland’s U.S. Open Win

· July 10, 2019

This letter is courtesy of Mark Fuchs, a member of the Southern Virginia University Board of Trustees



Graduate (’19) Bound for UVA Law: “Attending Southern Virginia was the Best Decision”

· June 11, 2019

Class of 2019 graduate Phil Soelberg is certain that his acceptance to the University of Virginia School of Law—a top-ten nationally ranked law school and Soelberg’s top choice—will open many doors for him. He also believes Southern Virginia University played a key role in his journey to UVA.


The Southern Virginia Theatre Presents “The Fantasticks”

· June 7, 2019

Highlighted by strong vocalists and charismatic performances all in an intimate setting, Southern Virginia University theatre’s production of “The Fantasticks”—the world’s longest running musical—is the perfect summer show.


Knights Awarded Best Domain at NCSU Hackathon

· May 15, 2019

Competing in their first ever hackathon at the North Carolina State University ‘Pack Hacks’ event, four Southern Virginia University computer science students earned Best Domain honors for their app, Vicinia—    a localized chat service that connects friends within a close radius.


Launching into the Deep: The 2019 Commencement Exercises

· May 8, 2019

Celebrating the graduating class of 2019 with family and friends gathered in front of historic Main Hall, Southern Virginia University held Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 2.


Music Ensembles Perform at Spring Forum

· April 23, 2019

The Southern Virginia University music ensembles performed for the last forum of the 2018-19 academic year on April 19.


Judge Thomas B. Griffith to Speak at Commencement May 2

· April 16, 2019

Keynote Speaker The Honorable Thomas B. Griffith, Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will address graduates, faculty, staff, students and friends of Southern Virginia University at Commencement on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10 a.m.


This Year’s Exceptional Student Achievements

· April 16, 2019

Southern Virginia University recognized and celebrated students’ exceptional achievements from the 2018-2019 school year in Friday’s forum on April 12.


The Professors of the Semester Spring 2019

· April 9, 2019

Southern Virginia University students and faculty nominated psychology professor Jeff Batis, Spanish professor Arlene Fuentes, and music professor Kyle Nielsen as this semester’s “Professors of the Semester.”