Anna Bowers and Chris Pendleton
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.
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 StatementOfficial University Statement: Update to our Academic Center
June 11, 2020 — Effective immediately, the main academic building on the campus of Southern Virginia University will no longer be known as Durham Hall.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia Named Apple Distinguished School
May 8, 2020 — Southern Virginia University is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2019–2022 for its one-to-one implementation of Apple technology which places an iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, and Apple Pencil in the hands of every student and faculty member.
SpotlightFaculty Migrate Classes Online in Herculean Effort
March 27, 2020 — In response to the continued escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Southern Virginia University announced on March 12 that all in-person classes would migrate to online instruction beginning March 23 through the end of the 2020 Spring Semester.
News ReleaseDeidra Dryden Named Vice President and Director of Athletics
July 22, 2019 — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that Deidra Dryden has been named Vice President and Director of Athletics for the University’s NCAA Division III athletics program.
News ReleaseSuper Bowl Champion Mulitalo Named Head Football Coach at Southern Virginia
March 30, 2018 — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today named ten-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion Edwin Mulitalo head coach of the Knights’ football program.
News ReleaseSouthern Virginia Football to Join ODAC Beginning Fall 2019
Oct. 16, 2017 — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that the Knights have accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as an associate member for football beginning fall 2019.
News ReleaseBruce L. Olsen to Speak at Southern Virginia University Commencement April 29
April 11, 2017 — Bruce L. Olsen, former global Managing Director of Public Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students, and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, Apr. 29 at 10 a.m.
News ReleaseSheri Dew to Deliver Forum Address at Southern Virginia University April 6
April 5, 2017 — Southern Virginia University is delighted to welcome Sheri Dew to campus for a special all-school forum this Thursday, Apr. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center, as part of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media lecture series.
News ReleaseSouthern Virginia University Adds Concentrations to Curriculum
March 8, 2017 — At a Friday forum with gathered students, faculty and staff, President Reed N. Wilcox, Interim Provost Scott Dransfield, Associate Provost Dr. Jeremiah John, and Director of Student Professional Development Cameron Crowther, announced the addition of nine new concentrations to the Southern Virginia University curriculum, with the goal of adding 50 concentrations by Fall 2017.