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Faculty Migrate Classes Online in Herculean Effort

and · March 27, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In response to the continued escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Southern Virginia University announced on March 12 that all in-person classes would migrate to online instruction beginning March 23 through the end of the 2020 Spring Semester.

University Decisions on COVID-19 and Campus Operations

· March 13, 2020

Dear Southern Virginia University Community,

Black Student Union Helps Campus Honor Black History

and · March 4, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In commemoration of Black History Month, Southern Virginia University’s Black Student Union hosted events celebrating black culture from Feb. 17-21, inviting all members of campus to learn and grow together.

Lauren Morrison (‘19) Accepted to Top Hospital in Nation

· February 26, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University biochemistry major and pre-health professional Lauren Morrison (’19) is fulfilling her “life-long dream to serve in the medical field” after recently announcing her acceptance to the physician assistant graduate program at the Mayo Clinic—the top-ranked hospital in the nation.

Healthy Habits and the BrightKnight Initiative

and · February 21, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Suzanne Garcia, Director of Health and Fitness at Southern Virginia University, taught students how to develop healthy habits and introduced a new “BrightKnight” initiative to help inform healthy choices.

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Southern Virginia University

· February 14, 2020

This Valentine’s Day, we asked on social media why members of our campus community first fell in love with Southern Virginia University.

Dr. Brigitte Madrian: Risks Worth Taking

· February 14, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.— Dr. Brigitte Madrian, Dean of the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University, expounded on Jesus Christ’s Parable of the Talents found in the New Testament and discussed “risks worth taking.”

VOLTAGE CEO: Doing the Right Thing Always Wins

· February 7, 2020

 Buena Vista, Va.—Eric Fowles, the founder and CEO of digital agency VOLTAGE, spoke at Southern Virginia University about how faith in God and doing the right thing helped him grow his company from a two-man shop in a basement to a multi-million-dollar, award-winning enterprise.

Southern Virginia Community Remembers Dr. Clayton Christensen

· January 24, 2020

[caption id="attachment_29974" align="alignright" width="1040"] Dr. Clayton Christensen, World Economic Forum, 2013[/caption]

The Moral Offensive: The Legacy of Dr. King

· January 24, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University welcomed alumnus Andrew Evans (’14) to speak on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a forum hosted by the Black Student Union.