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Ensembles Perform Christmas Music at Holiday Forum

· December 6, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Per holiday tradition at Southern Virginia University, ensembles from the music program performed at the last forum of the fall semester giving the campus community a preview of their upcoming concert: “Christmas on the Hill.”


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.


Improving Happiness Levels Through Gratitude

· November 15, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—In anticipation of the upcoming Thanksgiving season, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Gibbons spoke to students, faculty and professional staff about ways to improve happiness levels through cultivating a grateful mindset.


Elder & Sister Hafen: Simplicity on the Other Side of Complexity

· November 8, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University welcomed Elder Bruce C. Hafen, emeritus General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Marie Hafen, to share the spiritual strategies outlined in their latest book, “Faith is Not Blind.”


Imam Yahya Hendi to Speak on Positive Interfaith Relationships

· November 1, 2019

Buena Vista, Va.—Imam Yahya Hendi, a Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University and the founder and president of Clergy Beyond Borders and Imams for Universe, Dignity, Human Rights, and Dialogue, will speak at Southern Virginia University on Friday, November 8 as part of a series of intercollegiate, interfaith gatherings in the Rockbridge Area.