Buena Vista, Va.—As the Fall 2020 Semester comes to a close, we asked students to reflect on their favorite classes which they would recommend to others. From horseback riding to discrete mathematics, five students shared which class was their favorite despite the ongoing constraints caused by the global pandemic.
Today, University President Reed N. Wilcox wrote the following letter to the Southern Virginia University community.
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The fall is an especially beautiful time to be in the Shenandoah Valley, when the Blue Ridge mountains turn shades of crimson and ochre. As the pandemic has restricted indoor interactions and activities, Southern Virginia University students are adventuring outdoors more than ever.
On Oct. 3, the Office of the President sent the following letter to the Class of 2020.
Buena Vista, Va.—The U.S. News & World Report announced its 2021 Best Colleges, ranking Southern Virginia University 63rd among liberal arts colleges for Social Mobility—defined as successfully enrolling and graduating economically disadvantaged students.
Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University made history this semester as the first school in the world to give AirPods Pro to every full-time student, faculty, and staff member. The devices were gifted to the campus community at no extra cost to help overcome communication barriers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic while also providing students with equal access to the world’s best technology.
To commemorate the United States Constitution on Constitution Day, and in memory of our beloved former University President Rodney K. Smith, we wanted to share the last speech President Smith delivered at Southern Virginia University titled after his book, “James Madison: The Father of Religious Liberty.”
Buena Vista, Va.—President Reed N. Wilcox led Southern Virginia University’s first-ever Virtual University forum on Friday, Aug. 28. Streaming live on YouTube, he discussed the importance of the University’s Healthy Campus Plan and Four Pillars of Personal Responsibility.