SpeechesDr. Nasser Siabi on Serving God by Assisting Mankind
Sept. 27, 2019 — The distinguished Dr. Nasser Siabi, OBE spoke at University Forum to students, faculty and staff about serving God by reflecting His light and assisting mankind.
SpeechesAcademic Convocation: Celebrating the Blessings of Education and Faith
Sept. 13, 2019 — Southern Virginia University students, faculty, and professional staff celebrated the beginning of the academic year at its annual Academic Convocation.
SpeechesElder Robert C. Gay: Aligning with God to Return Back to Him
Sept. 6, 2019 — More than 1,100 members of the Southern Virginia University campus community gathered in the Knight Arena to hear from Elder Robert C. Gay of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who spoke about aligning ourselves with God to reach our ultimate goal of returning home to Him.
SpeechesThis Year’s Exceptional Student Achievements
April 16, 2019 — Southern Virginia University recognized and celebrated students’ exceptional achievements from the 2018-2019 school year in Friday’s forum on April 12.
SpeechesFormer University President Rod Smith Speaks about James Madison
March 29, 2019 — Former Southern Virginia University President Rod Smith taught students, faculty and staff about James Madison and religious freedom in forum on March 29.
SpeechesICON Health & Fitness CEO Scott Watterson Teaches Students About Critical Optimism
March 1, 2019 — Scott Watterson, co-founder and CEO of ICON Health & Fitness Inc., taught Southern Virginia University students, faculty and staff about critical optimism in forum on March 1.
SpeechesThomas Jefferson Visits Southern Virginia University
Feb. 22, 2019 — Students at Southern Virginia University often visit Monticello, the historic residence of Thomas Jefferson located in nearby Charlottesville, Virginia. Last week, Mr. Jefferson made a rare visit to Buena Vista.
SpeechesDeidra Dryden: How We Think About Dating and Relationships
Feb. 15, 2019 — In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Southern Virginia Title IX Coordinator Deidra Dryden led an interactive discussion in last Friday’s forum to help students explore and improve the way they think about dating and relationships.
SpeechesJared Hamilton and Flynn Cochran: Entrepreneurship and SEAL Training Teach About Leadership
Feb. 8, 2019 — Highly sought-after keynote speakers Jared Hamilton and Flynn Cochran taught lessons from entrepreneurship and the laws of combat in forum on February 8 at Southern Virginia University.
SpeechesDr. Hirt and Dr. Maitland Share Learning Hacks with Students
Feb. 1, 2019 — Professors Sam Hirt and Sarah Maitland shared their experiences about learning how to think and how to use challenging times as opportunities to stand out in Friday’s forum at Southern Virginia University.
SpeechesElder & Sister Bennett Testify of Finding Joy Despite Adversity
Nov. 9, 2018 — Elder Randall K. Bennett, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, together with his wife Shelley recently spoke at a Southern Virginia University forum.