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Music Graduate to Further Service Goals at Music Therapy Program

· May 12, 2016

By the time 2016 graduate Leah Huber came to Southern Virginia University in 2011, she already knew what she wanted to do. Five years, many classes, a full-time mission, and one bachelor’s degree later, she is preparing to achieve her goals and study music therapy at Arizona State University this fall.

Creativity, Core Values in the Classroom

· March 24, 2016

Professor Jane Harrington first entered the world of children’s literature as she raised her own children. Not content to just read children’s books, she wrote her own, including “Extreme Pets!” and “My Best Friend, the Atlantic Ocean, and Other Great Bodies Standing Between Me and My Life with Giulio.” Now, she is sharing her expertise this semester as she teaches the university’s first course in children’s literature.

Southern Virginia to Host 4th Free Medical Clinic March 5-6

· February 25, 2016

Southern Virginia University will coordinate with Remote Area Medical to host its fourth free clinic March 5-6, providing medical services to people in the area who are uninsured or in need of treatment.

Michael Gibbons to Speak on Positivity Feb. 19

· February 18, 2016

Michael Gibbons, student support director and an adjunct instructor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, will deliver a forum address titled "A Paradigm of Positivity: Hardwiring the Brain for Happiness" on Friday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.

Southern Virginia University Announces Three New Majors

· February 16, 2016

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell recently announced the addition of three new majors — biochemistry, math and psychology — to the university catalog.

New Southern Virginia Faculty to Speak at Forum Feb. 12

· February 8, 2016

Three new faculty members who began working at Southern Virginia University in fall 2015 will speak in a forum on Friday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.

Al Fox Carraway to Speak at Honor Forum Jan. 29

· January 26, 2016

Award-winning speaker Al Fox Carraway will give this year’s Honor Forum address on Friday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.

Students Teach, Serve Through New Program at Local School

· November 18, 2015

This semester marked the creation and launch of the BEST program, an initiative led by Southern Virginia University and the Buena Vista School System to create a community learning center at Enderly Heights Elementary School.

New Volunteers Serve Southern Virginia

· November 4, 2015

During the past two decades, Southern Virginia University has regularly benefited from the dedicated, qualified and seasoned individuals who have volunteered as staff and faculty members. This semester, the university welcomes six new and returning volunteers to the campus community. 

Dr. Mark McConkie to Speak on Joseph Smith Oct. 30

· October 27, 2015

Dr. Mark L. McConkie, professor of public administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will give a devotional address titled “Joseph Smith and You” on Friday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.