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.

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.

Southern Virginia University Goes Online for Spring and Summer

· March 24, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Southern Virginia University took the preemptive step of social distancing by migrating all face-to-face classes online for the remainder of the 2020 Spring Semester through the Summer Term. While the University continues to monitor the situation, the Fall 2020 Semester is anticipated to resume on campus.

Northpoint CEO on Real-life Stories and Powerful Goals

· March 6, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—John Laviter, Chairman and CEO of Northpoint Asset Management Inc., shared stories from his life with students, faculty and professional staff to teach three powerful goals: to be fearless, to let go, and define yourself by your internal accomplishments.

Black Student Union Helps Campus Honor Black History

and · March 4, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In commemoration of Black History Month, Southern Virginia University’s Black Student Union hosted events celebrating black culture from Feb. 17-21, inviting all members of campus to learn and grow together.

Former Olympian Richard George on Personal Integrity and Faith

· February 28, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.— Southern Virginia University Senior Advisor Richard George spoke to students, faculty and professional staff at a University-wide forum about the value of personal integrity and the relationship between honesty and faith.

Lauren Morrison (‘19) Accepted to Top Hospital in Nation

· February 26, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—Southern Virginia University biochemistry major and pre-health professional Lauren Morrison (’19) is fulfilling her “life-long dream to serve in the medical field” after recently announcing her acceptance to the physician assistant graduate program at the Mayo Clinic—the top-ranked hospital in the nation.