Alumni Association

Welcome back, Knights!

You will always belong here. Connect with your fellow alumni and take part in our mission to Gather, Lift, and Launch the next generation of Knights.

Make a Difference

It’s your turn to Gather, Lift, & Launch


Do you know someone who would greatly benefit from a Southern Virginia University education? Here are a few ways you can help them become a Knight.

Refer a Student
Help a student connect with a friendly admissions director to learn more by filling out an inquiry form.

Bring a Student on a Campus Tour
Share your love for Southern Virginia University with a student in person. If you schedule a tour with a prospective student, we will reimburse the student’s travel costs up to $400!

Share on Social Media
Connect with us on social media and share the photos and stories you love with your friends and family.


You can lift a student to tremendous heights by providing life-changing opportunities and experiences.

Fund A Scholarship
Provide new Knights with chances for learning that would not have been available without your assistance. To learn more about various ways to fund a scholarship, email

Give Back
Help your alma mater thrive through a one-time or recurring donation to fund programs, infrastructure, or give to a general fund to further bless lives.

Mentor a Student
Just as your mentors impacted your life, sharing your time and unique talents with a current Knight will help make a difference in theirs.


Help launch our incredible Knights into meaningful lives and careers. You know first-hand the quality of education and preparation each student receives, and now you can be the one to fuel their future.

Post to Our Internship/Job Board
Source top talent for your employer and launch a Knight into a bright future.

Present at a Career Fair
Represent your company and meet candidates in person by joining us on campus for a career fair.

Alumni Association

The moment you received your diploma, you became a member of the Alumni Association. As an association, we support one another through networking and events, and support the extraordinary mission of Southern Virginia University.
Sign Up for Alumni Updates
Alumni interested in helping lead or advise the association may do so as an officer on the Executive Committee or as a member of its Advisory Board. Inaugural Executive Committee officers and Advisory Board members will be selected from a pool of nominees reviewed by a committee led by the association’s President and Executive Director, and comprised of alumni and University employees.


Jessi Whipple

Jessi Whipple (’10)

Executive Director of the Alumni Association

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Scott McKeon

Scott McKeon (’01)

President of the Alumni Association

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