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Southern Virginia University Set to Join USA South

· December 11, 2019

This press release is courtesy of the USA South Athletic Conference


Students Share Faith, Testimonies through Performance at Annual Festival of Lights

· December 10, 2019

Kensington, Md. —Taking time from classes the week before finals, the Southern Virginia University Chamber Singers drove to the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center to share their testimonies through performance as a featured ensemble in annual The Festival of Lights hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Six Students Recognized at Southern Virginia University’s Inaugural Model U.N. Conference

and · December 5, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Following their inaugural Model United Nations competition in the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League on November 4-6, members of Southern Virginia University’s newly formed Model U.N. team were awarded Best Delegation and Distinguished Delegation.


The Professors of the Semester Fall 2019

· November 22, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University students nominated Assistant Professor of Music Mackenzie Romriell and Associate Professor of Economics Zebulen Riley as the Fall 2019 Professors of the Semester. In a forum held in their honor, Professors Romriell and Riley told their stories, gave advice and shared why they love to teach at Southern Virginia University.


Chamber Singers to Perform in Festival of Lights

· November 8, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, the Southern Virginia University Chamber Singers will perform selections of advent and Christmas carols as a featured ensemble in the Festival of Lights held at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center.


Mark & Jo Ann Skousen on Democratic Socialism and Democratic Capitalism

· November 1, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—At this week’s campus-wide forum, Chapman University Professors Mark and Jo Ann Skousen shared their perspectives on Democratic Socialism and Democratic Capitalism with students, faculty, and professional staff.


Sean Covey: Frameworks for Making Critical Decisions

· October 25, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Sean Covey, president of FranklinCovey and author of several best-selling business books including “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens,” spoke to Southern Virginia University students about frameworks that can serve as guides in making critical life decisions.


Defining Moments: 5 Choices to Make the Most of Our Challenges

· October 18, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Justin Knight, president and CEO of Apple REIT and a member of Southern Virginia University’s Board of Trustees, spoke at a University-wide forum about the perspectives he gained on adversity and purpose after a life-altering plane crash two years ago—something he called a defining moment in his life.


Deidra Dryden and Ed Mulitalo Teach Importance of Teamwork

· October 11, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—To conclude Homecoming Week at Southern Virginia University, Head Football Coach Ed Mulitalo with Vice President and Athletic Director Deidra Dryden spoke to the campus community about the importance of teamwork.


Dr. Nasser Siabi on Serving God by Assisting Mankind

· September 27, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—The distinguished Dr. Nasser Siabi, OBE spoke at University Forum to students, faculty and staff about serving God by reflecting His light and assisting mankind.