Feature StoryProfessor Iana Konstantinova Publishes Spanish Critical Anthology Book
Oct. 20, 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.
Feature StorySouthern Virginia University’s Homecoming Assembly: “You Belong Here”
Oct. 19, 2021 — On Oct. 11, 2021, students, faculty, and professional staff gathered in front of Main Hall to commemorate the University’s 25th Homecoming Celebration.
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 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.
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 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.
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 StoryMichelle Mahaffey Named Wellness Center Office Manager
Sept. 2, 2021 — Michelle Mahaffey was recently named the new Office Manager of the Wellness Center at Southern Virginia University.
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.