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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.


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.


University Decisions on COVID-19 and Campus Operations

· March 13, 2020

Dear Southern Virginia University Community,


Northpoint CEO on Real-life Stories and Powerful Goals

· March 6, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—John Plocher, 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.