Feature StoryTop 10 of 2020
Dec. 31, 2020 — Our most-read articles of the year help tell our story of 2020; growth, loss, challenge, and overall, finding the opportunity in adversity.
Official StatementSpecial Graduation Celebration & Homecoming Postponed
Oct. 5, 2020 — We want to reassure you that we have not forgotten about the Class of 2020.
News ReleaseSouthern Virginia University Ranked in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges
Oct. 2, 2020 — The U.S. News & World Report announced its 2021 Best Colleges, ranking Southern Virginia University 63rd among liberal arts colleges for Social Mobility—defined as successfully enrolling and graduating economically disadvantaged students.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University First in World to Give AirPods Pro to Every Student
Sept. 30, 2020 — Southern Virginia University made history this semester as the first school in the world to give AirPods Pro to every full-time student, faculty, and staff member.
SpeechesFormer President Rod Smith on “James Madison: The Father of Religious Liberty”
Sept. 17, 2020 — To commemorate the United States Constitution on Constitution Day, and in memory of our beloved former University President Rodney K. Smith, we wanted to share the last speech President Smith delivered at Southern Virginia University titled after his book, “James Madison: The Father of Religious Liberty.”
News ReleasePresident Wilcox Leads First-Ever Virtual University Forum
Aug. 28, 2020 — President Reed N. Wilcox led Southern Virginia University’s first-ever Virtual University forum on Friday, Aug. 28.
Official StatementRemembering Former President Rodney K. Smith
July 27, 2020 — The Southern Virginia University community is deeply saddened by the passing of beloved former University President Rodney K. Smith.
Official StatementAcademic Plan for Fall 2020
July 27, 2020 — Last week, we shared our SCHEV-approved Healthy Campus Plan for reopening the University in Fall 2020.
Official StatementHealthy Campus Plan: SCHEV Approval to Reopen Campus for Fall 2020
July 23, 2020 — We are pleased to announce that Southern Virginia University’s Healthy Campus Plan has been approved with no revisions by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Official StatementSouthern Virginia University Observes Juneteenth
June 18, 2020 — Tomorrow, Friday, June 19, 2020, we will observe Juneteenth or Freedom Day—a national commemoration of the official ending of slavery in the United States.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University is Open for Fall 2020
June 15, 2020 — Virginia has just introduced the new legal requirements for opening college campuses this fall.