Feature StoryUniversity to Limit Homecoming Attendance Due to COVID-19 Precautions
Oct. 8, 2021 — To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, Southern Virginia University’s Homecoming football game and men’s soccer match on Saturday, Oct. 16, will be the only homecoming events this fall open to the public and campus visitors. All other campus events from October 11-15 will be limited to campus community members—more than 84% of which have been fully vaccinated.
Feature StorySpecial University Meeting Gathers Campus to Launch 25th Anniversary Celebration
Sept. 14, 2021 — For the first time in almost two years, Southern Virginia University gathered together as one campus community for a Special University Meeting in front of Main Hall on Sept. 10, 2021.
Feature StoryJessica Whipple Named University Development Office Manager
Sept. 10, 2021 — Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Brett Garcia has named Jessica Whipple as the university development office manager at Southern Virginia University.
Feature StoryWelcome Weekend to Kick off Year-long Celebration of University’s 25th Jubilee Anniversary
Sept. 8, 2021 — Southern Virginia University will hold a Special Welcome Weekend from Sept. 10–12 to kick off its 25th Anniversary and Jubilee Year Celebration.
Feature StoryLia Wheatley Announced as Director of the Personal Learning Center
Aug. 31, 2021 — Lia Wheatley has been named the director of the Personal Learning Center (PLC)—a first-of-its-kind center at Southern Virginia University that provides a further layer of learning coaching and support to all students, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Feature StoryBrett Garcia Named as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Aug. 26, 2021 — President Reed N. Wilcox recently named Brett Garcia as executive vice president and chief development officer for Southern Virginia University.
News ReleaseTyson Cooper Named Chief Financial Officer
Aug. 26, 2021 — President Reed N. Wilcox recently named Tyson Cooper as Chief Financial Officer at Southern Virginia University.
News ReleaseChris Packer Joins Southern Virginia University as Vice President of Operations
Aug. 18, 2021 — Earlier this week, Chris Packer joined Southern Virginia University as the institution’s new vice president of operations.
News ReleaseDr. Jon Wallin Named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Aug. 18, 2021 — President Reed N. Wilcox recently named Dr. Jon Wallin as executive vice president and chief information officer for Southern Virginia University, in addition to his ongoing role as the lead liaison for the institution's prestigious accrediting body, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
SpotlightAdam Leone (’20): First Student to Receive Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship, “The Professors [Here] are Incredible”
Aug. 18, 2021 — The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—awarded Adam Leone (’20) with an $8,500 Fellowship to pursue a doctorate of medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine this fall.
Official StatementFall 2021 Healthy Campus Plan
Aug. 11, 2021 — Southern Virginia University strongly encourages all individuals whose health conditions allow to vaccinate against COVID-19. Consistent with the principles of choice and accountability, individuals are invited to choose the path of vaccination or non-vaccination and their associated opportunities and requirements.
News ReleaseThis Fall’s Student Apple Bundle Includes New Supercharged iPad Pro and AirPods Pro
Aug. 10, 2021 — This Fall 2021, incoming students will receive the new M1-powered 11-inch iPad Pro and AirPods Pro in addition to the Smart Keyboard Folio and Apple Pencil as part of their Apple Bundle through the University’s LaunchPad Initiative.