News ReleaseRandall Beach Named Director of Bands
Jan. 20, 2022 — Southern Virginia University Vice President of Program Development Jason Lamb today announced Randall Beach as the University’s director of bands. In this new role, Beach will oversee all band-related activities at the University.
Feature StoryBlack Student Union Panel Discuss “On Being a Good Neighbor” in Honor of MLK Day
Jan. 14, 2022 — On Friday, January 14, 2022, Southern Virginia University’s Honors Program sponsored a panel with members of the Black Student Union to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his teachings, and to commemorate the upcoming national holiday in honor of Dr. King.
Feature StoryFall 2021 President’s and Provost’s Lists
Jan. 5, 2022 — Southern Virginia University recently announced its Fall 2021 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.
News ReleaseSouthern Virginia University Theatre Presents “Into The Woods,” First Live, In-Person Musical Since 2019
Nov. 22, 2021 — Southern Virginia University Theatre returned for the first live, in-person musical since 2019 with the highly anticipated production of “Into the Woods,” written by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. The production opened on Nov. 11 and its final performance took place on Nov. 20.
Feature StoryPhilosophy Professors Cut Textbook Costs, Create Free Proprietary Ebook
Oct. 14, 2021 — Southern Virginia University’s philosophy professors Dr. John Armstrong, Dr. Jan-Erik Jones, and Dr. Bryce Gessell have eliminated textbook costs for every new student who takes their foundational philosophy course by compiling a free, media-rich, digital textbook.
Feature StoryTodd and Carrie Brotherson Return to Teaching After Presiding Over Chile Mission
Oct. 7, 2021 — Southern Virginia University Professors Todd and Carrie Brotherson have returned to teaching after presiding for three years over the Chile Santiago East Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Feature StoryProfessor Iana Konstantinova Publishes Spanish Critical Anthology Book
Oct. 6, 2021 — Iana Konstantinova, Professor of Spanish and Division Chair of Social Sciences at Southern Virginia University, co-edited and recently published a critical anthology book on Spanish Metafiction in collaboration with Dr. Sabrina Laroussi, who is an associate professor at the Virginia Military Institute.
News ReleaseSouthern Virginia Theatre Returns With Professor’s Original Play “Martin and Margaret and the M.I.N.D.S.W.A.P.”
Sept. 30, 2021 — Southern Virginia University’s Theatre department returned to live in-person, in-house productions after a nearly two-year break due to COVID-19 with an original play co-written by Professor Amaree Cluff.
Feature StoryArtist In Residence Jason Deere Hosts Porchlight Music Series
Sept. 23, 2021 — Every Wednesday evening of the Fall 2021 semester, students and faculty are invited to bring their friends, instruments, and musical talents to the porch of historic Main Hall to join in an informal “jam session” led by platinum award-winning singer and songwriter Jason Deere—artist in residence at Southern Virginia University.
News ReleaseJordan Sorensen Joins the Office of Development as Senior Data Analyst
Sept. 9, 2021 — Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Brett Garcia recently named Jordan Sorensen as the senior data analyst for the Office of Development.