News ReleaseSpring 2021 President’s and Provost’s Lists
June 14, 2021 — Southern Virginia University recently announced its Spring 2021 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University Announces New Honors Program for Fall 2021
June 11, 2021 — Southern Virginia University is pleased to announce the addition of an Honors Program to its curriculum beginning fall 2021. Led by Willis J. Smith Professor of Philosophy, Dr. John Armstrong, the Honors Program will provide motivated students additional opportunities for learning and service during their time at Southern Virginia University.
Feature StoryBiology Teacher Licensure Track to be Introduced Fall 2021
May 20, 2021 — Southern Virginia University’s teacher licensure program recently announced its introduction of a new biology track beginning in Fall 2021.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University Safely Gathers On Campus for Unique Commencement Weekend
May 10, 2021 — Southern Virginia University hosted a one-of-a-kind Commencement weekend on May 7 and 8 to honor and celebrate the Class of 2021.
SpotlightClass of 2021 | Acceptances into Top Graduate Schools
April 29, 2021 — As we near the end of the spring semester at Southern Virginia University, many graduating seniors from the Class of 2021 are announcing acceptances to some of the country’s top graduate programs.
News ReleaseAnn Christensen to Speak at Commencement Forum May 7
April 26, 2021 — Ann Christensen, president of Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, will deliver the keynote address to Southern Virginia University graduates in a special commencement forum on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 11 a.m.
Feature StoryOfficial StatementEaster is All About Peace and Hope
April 1, 2021 — “Easter is all about Peace and Hope.” As usual, President Nelson captures the heart of things, helping us “always remember Him.”
Official StatementSouthern Virginia University Shares Plans for Safe, In-Person Commencement Exercises
March 31, 2021 — For the past several weeks, University Leaders have been working on behalf of our graduates to find a way to host commencement in-person, with guests in attendance, while complying with requirements from local, state, and national regulators.
News ReleaseCelebration Update for the Class of 2020
March 31, 2021 — It has now been just over a year since we had to break from in-person classes due to the onset of the global pandemic.
SpotlightAlumna’s (‘18) Young Adult Novel Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble
March 18, 2021 — Alumna Krislee Twiner Ellsworth (‘18) recently achieved her childhood dream of becoming an independent author after publishing her first novel—“Lorden Awakening”—to Amazon Books in January.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University Receives, Shares Large Donation of Hand Sanitizer
March 17, 2021 — Thanks to a generous donation of more than 10,000 gallons of hand sanitizer, Southern Virginia University—and benefactor K2 Pure Solutions—were able to share thousands of gallons of sanitizer with the local community to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.