Feature Story2023 Commencement to be Held on May 12
Southern Virginia University is pleased to announce that the Spring 2023 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 12, at 11 a.m. in front of Main Hall. Commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live on for those unable to attend.
Feature StoryA Knight Is Faithful, Honest, and Kind; The First University Forum of the Semester
In the first University-wide event of the Spring 2023 semester, students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Knight Arena on Jan. 27 to learn from fellow Knights about the principles of the University's Code of Conduct and what it means to be Faithful, Honest, and Kind.
News ReleaseDr. Eric Denna Named Acting President after President Reed Wilcox Granted Medical Leave
To support President Reed N. Wilcox’s recovery following a recent health concern, the Southern Virginia University Board Executive Committee (BEC) has granted him an administrative medical leave of at least three to six months. During this period, the BEC has elected current trustee, Eric Denna, Ph.D., to serve as the university’s acting president.
News ReleaseFall 2022 President’s and Provost’s Lists
Southern Virginia University recently announced its Fall 2022 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.
News ReleaseTop 10 Stories of 2022
With a historic homecoming jubilee choral concert, sweeping athletic success, and the launch of the official Alumni Association, this has been an incredible year for Southern Virginia University. Here are the top 10 news stories of 2022.
SpotlightCarlos Duran (’23) Published Twice In Pluma, The First Spanish-language Literary Magazine For The Shenandoah Valley
Carlos Duran, a senior at Southern Virginia University majoring in mathematics and minoring in Spanish, recently had his second Spanish poem, “Mi Sentimiento,” published in Pluma, a Spanish-language literary magazine run by Washington & Lee University and the first of its kind for the Shenandoah Valley.
News ReleaseAlumni Association Inaugural Advisory Board Announced
Southern Virginia University and Alumni Association President Scott McKeon (‘01) are pleased to announce the inaugural Alumni Association Advisory Board—completing the appointment of leadership for the recently launched association.
News ReleaseRinging In The Holiday Season At The Annual Christmas Musical Forum
Continuing Southern Virginia University tradition, the campus community gathered in the Knight Arena on Dec. 2 for the annual Christmas musical forum. There, the University choirs ringed in the season with Christmas carols and holiday favorites for the last University-wide gathering of the fall semester.
News ReleaseThree Sets of Newlywed Students Shine in Musical “Bright Star”
In a familiar Blue Ridge mountain setting, Southern Virginia University’s fall musical “Bright Star” warmed the hearts of the campus and surrounding community with live bluegrass music and natural on-stage chemistry from newlywed student couples. The house was sold out every night.
SpotlightMeet the Class of 2026
Over 400 new freshmen from all over the nation have gathered on Southern Virginia University’s campus for an incredible academic year. Meet five of our new Knights below and learn what brought them to Southern Virginia University.
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