News

Southern Virginia University Observes Juneteenth

· June 19, 2020

Yesterday the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University Makes Standardized Tests Optional for Fall 2020

· June 15, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In response to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, Southern Virginia University has made optional the previously required standardized test submissions for incoming students.


Official University Statement: Update to our Academic Center

· June 11, 2020

Effective immediately, the main academic building on the campus of Southern Virginia University will no longer be known as Durham Hall.


Spring 2020 President’s and Provost’s Lists

· June 8, 2020

Southern Virginia University recently announced its Spring 2020 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.


Official University Statement: Love One Another

· June 2, 2020

Today, Southern Virginia University issued the following statement:


Alumni Share Heartfelt Memories of Beloved University Hymn “Shenandoah”

· May 21, 2020

Each year, at the close of Southern Virginia University’s annual Commencement exercises, current students and any alumni in attendance are invited to gather on the steps of Main Hall to serenade graduating seniors with the American folk song and beloved University hymn, “Shenandoah.”



Five Tips for Learning at Home

· April 14, 2020

College from home is very different from life on campus. To help you succeed while learning online, we came up with a few tips to consider during the next few months.


Senior Places Second at Phi Alpha Theta Conference

· April 13, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Three Southern Virginia University students presented papers at a regional Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society conference on Mar. 27-28, where one of them—Connor Mason, a senior history major—placed second.


Student Artwork to Premiere at London Exhibit

· April 2, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Senior art major Ryan Dubinsky’s art piece, “Echo,” was selected to premiere at an international art exhibition in London, England, “The Extended Body - Mixing Cultures,” from March 19- April 17, 2020.