ArchivedGod Wants to Play Active Role in Marriages, Attendees Told at Education Conference
June 6, 2011 — Speaking to Latter-day Saints on the second day of the fifteenth annual education conference at Southern Virginia University, Associate Professor of Church History & Doctrine at Brigham Young University Michael Goodman testified, “God wants to play a vastly more active role in our marriages than most of us allow him to play.”
ArchivedAnnual Education Conference Distills Family Strategies and Doctrine
June 4, 2011 — The 15th annual education conference at Southern Virginia University began Friday with the theme: Family . . . Forever.
ArchivedSouthern Virginia Celebrates Largest Graduating Class
May 2, 2011 — More than 900 people gathered in front of historic Main Hall on a perfect Saturday morning to celebrate the graduation ceremony of 128 Southern Virginia University students — the largest graduating class since the university was revitalized and adopted an LDS spiritual environment 15 years ago.
ArchivedElder Nolan D. Archibald Encourages Class of 2011 to Set Goals
May 2, 2011 — Elder Nolan D. Archibald, a member of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and executive chairman of the board of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., was the commencement speaker at Southern Virginia University’s graduation ceremony Saturday.
Archived15 Years Serving Latter-day Saints
Sept. 10, 2010 — When Southern Virginia University reopened its doors in 1996 with an LDS oriented mission, just 74 pioneering students enrolled.
ArchivedSouthern Virginia to Host Mormon Theology Seminar
Aug. 27, 2010 — Southern Virginia University will host the Mormon Theology Seminar conference entitled Embracing the Law: A scholarly conference on Doctrine and Covenants 42 on Friday, Sept. 10.
ArchivedOrson Scott Card Writing Class Aug. 2-7
July 22, 2010 — Orson Scott Card, a best-selling author and distinguished professor of English at Southern Virginia University, will host “Uncle Orson’s Writing Class & Literary Boot Camp 2010” from August 2–7 on the Southern Virginia campus.
ArchivedStudent Center to be Named for Elder J. Golden Kimball
June 17, 2010 — Southern Virginia University today announced that when its recently remodeled student center is dedicated Oct. 9, 2010, during homecoming weekend, it will be named the Kimball Student Center, in honor of J. Golden Kimball, a beloved general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
ArchivedBe of Good Cheer, Education Conference Speakers Urge
June 8, 2010 — The 14th annual education conference at Southern Virginia University kicked off Friday with a keynote address by Ann M. Dibb, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and daughter of President Thomas S. Monson.
ArchivedTemples, Jerusalem, Cheer — Education Conference Day Two
June 8, 2010 — Author and popular youth speaker Scott Anderson called education conference attendees’ attention to the significance of this year’s theme, “Be of Good Cheer, the Future is as Bright as Your Faith,” reminding them that it is “an important responsibility of our dispensation.”