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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.


Deidra Dryden Named Vice President and Director of Athletics

· July 22, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.— Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that Deidra Dryden has been named Vice President and Director of Athletics for the University’s NCAA Division III athletics program.


Super Bowl Champion Mulitalo Named Head Football Coach at Southern Virginia

and · March 30, 2018

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today named ten-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion Edwin Mulitalo head coach of the Knights' football program.


Southern Virginia Football to Join ODAC Beginning Fall 2019

and · October 16, 2017

BUENA VISTA, Va. – Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that the Knights have accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as an associate member for football beginning fall 2019.


Bruce L. Olsen to Speak at Southern Virginia University Commencement April 29

· April 11, 2017

Bruce L. Olsen, former global Managing Director of Public Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students, and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, Apr. 29 at 10 a.m.


Sheri Dew to Deliver Forum Address at Southern Virginia University April 6

and · April 5, 2017

Southern Virginia University is delighted to welcome Sheri Dew to campus for a special all-school forum this Thursday, Apr. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center, as part of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media lecture series. To ensure everyone is able to attend, this Thursday, April 6, the 11 a.m. hour will follow a Friday class schedule, and Friday, April 7, the 11 a.m. hour will follow a Thursday class schedule.


Southern Virginia University Adds Concentrations to Curriculum

and · March 8, 2017

At a Friday forum with gathered students, faculty and staff, President Reed N. Wilcox, Interim Provost Scott Dransfield, Associate Provost Dr. Jeremiah John, and Director of Student Professional Development Cameron Crowther, announced the addition of nine new concentrations to the Southern Virginia University curriculum, with the goal of adding 50 concentrations by Fall 2017.



Two-time National Champion Coach to Head New Men’s Volleyball Program

and · June 20, 2016

Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Jason Lamb today announced the hire of two-time NCAA Division I Men’s Volleyball National Champion coach Tom Peterson as the university’s first head men’s volleyball coach.