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Remembering Former President Rodney K. Smith

and · July 27, 2020

The Southern Virginia University community is deeply saddened by the passing of beloved former University President Rodney K. Smith. Surrounded by family and loved ones, Smith passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 26, 2020, after an eight-year battle with cancer.


Healthy Campus Plan: SCHEV Approval to Reopen Campus for Fall 2020

· July 23, 2020

Today the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University Observes Juneteenth

· June 18, 2020

Today the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University is Open for Fall 2020

· June 15, 2020

Today the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University Makes Standardized Tests Optional

· 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.”