SpotlightAdam Leone (’20): First Student to Receive Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship, “The Professors [Here] are Incredible”
Aug. 18, 2021 — The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—awarded Adam Leone (’20) with an $8,500 Fellowship to pursue a doctorate of medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine this fall.
SpotlightThe Student-athlete Experience: Nahuel Recabarren Canto
July 16, 2021 — A powerful outside hitter from San Juan, Argentina, team captain Nahuel Recabarren Canto (‘22) led the Southern Virginia University Men’s Volleyball team from this year’s conference victory to the semi-finals in the 2021 NCAA D-III national tournament.
SpotlightThe Student-athlete experience: Abby Kinoshita-Johnson
July 16, 2021 — Abby Kinoshita-Johnson (‘21) just concluded her four years of education at Southern Virginia University and is leaving her mark as a record-breaking member of the Track and Field team.
SpotlightClass of 2021 | Acceptances into Top Graduate Schools
April 29, 2021 — As we near the end of the spring semester at Southern Virginia University, many graduating seniors from the Class of 2021 are announcing acceptances to some of the country’s top graduate programs.
SpotlightAlumna’s (‘18) Young Adult Novel Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble
March 18, 2021 — Alumna Krislee Twiner Ellsworth (‘18) recently achieved her childhood dream of becoming an independent author after publishing her first novel—“Lorden Awakening”—to Amazon Books in January.
SpotlightDesign Professor’s Work to Be Implemented by National Parks Service
Jan. 28, 2021 — Professor Jacob Ricks, recent MFA graduate and professor of design at Southern Virginia University, will have his graphic design work implemented by the National Parks Service in 2024.
SpotlightMusic Major Mckenzie Kitchen (’19) Working in Carnegie Hall: “I Owe Everything I’m Doing Here to Southern Virginia University”
Nov. 18, 2020 — Despite powerful vocals and a strong work ethic, music education major Mckenzie Kitchen (‘19) felt that her career choices were limited prior to transferring to Southern Virginia University.
SpotlightTop 10 Student-favorite Outdoor Activities Near Southern Virginia University
Oct. 24, 2020 — The fall is an especially beautiful time to be in the Shenandoah Valley, when the Blue Ridge mountains turn shades of crimson and ochre.
SpotlightAlumni Share Heartfelt Memories of Beloved University Hymn “Shenandoah”
May 21, 2020 — Each year, at the close of Southern Virginia University’s annual Commencement exercises, current students and any alumni in attendance are invited to gather on the steps of Main Hall to serenade graduating seniors with the American folk song and beloved University hymn, “Shenandoah.”
SpotlightFive Tips for Learning at Home
April 14, 2020 — College from home is very different from life on campus.
SpotlightSenior Places Second at Phi Alpha Theta Conference
April 13, 2020 — Three Southern Virginia University students presented papers at a regional Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society conference on Mar. 27-28, where one of them—Connor Mason, a senior history major—placed second.