SpotlightStudents Share Faith, Testimonies through Performance at Annual Festival of Lights
Dec. 10, 2019 — Taking time from classes the week before finals, the Southern Virginia University Chamber Singers drove to the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center to share their testimonies through performance as a featured ensemble in annual The Festival of Lights hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SpotlightEnsembles Perform Christmas Music at Holiday Forum
Dec. 6, 2019 — Per holiday tradition at Southern Virginia University, ensembles from the music program performed at the last forum of the fall semester giving the campus community a preview of their upcoming concert: “Christmas on the Hill.”
SpotlightSix Students Recognized at Southern Virginia University’s Inaugural Model U.N. Conference
Dec. 5, 2019 — Following their inaugural Model United Nations competition in the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League on November 4-6, members of Southern Virginia University’s newly formed Model U.N. team were awarded Best Delegation and Distinguished Delegation.
SpotlightThe Professors of the Semester Fall 2019
Nov. 22, 2019 — Southern Virginia University students nominated Assistant Professor of Music Mackenzie Romriell and Associate Professor of Economics Zebulen Riley as the Fall 2019 Professors of the Semester.
SpotlightWelcoming Southern Virginia’s Largest Student Body Ever
Aug. 30, 2019 — At Friday’s Welcome Back Forum, President Wilcox kicked off the new academic year by welcoming Southern Virginia University’s largest student body ever.
SpotlightDr. David Cox Wins Book of the Year Award
July 10, 2019 — Written by Southern Virginia University Visiting Professor of History Dr. David Cox, “Lee Chapel at 150,” earned the Silver Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction Book for the Year in the Independent Publisher Book Awards.
SpotlightGraduate (’19) Bound for UVA Law: “Attending Southern Virginia was the Best Decision”
June 11, 2019 — Class of 2019 graduate Phil Soelberg is certain that his acceptance to the University of Virginia School of Law—a top-ten nationally ranked law school and Soelberg’s top choice—will open many doors for him.
SpotlightKnights Awarded Best Domain at NCSU Hackathon
May 15, 2019 — Competing in their first ever hackathon at the North Carolina State University ‘Pack Hacks’ event, four Southern Virginia University computer science students earned Best Domain honors for their app, Vicinia— a localized chat service that connects friends within a close radius.
SpotlightMusic Ensembles Perform at Spring Forum
April 19, 2019 — The Southern Virginia University music ensembles performed for the last forum of the 2018-19 academic year on April 19.
SpotlightThe Professors of the Semester Spring 2019
April 5, 2019 — Southern Virginia University students and faculty nominated psychology professor Jeff Batis, Spanish professor Arlene Fuentes, and music professor Kyle Nielsen as this semester’s “Professors of the Semester.”
SpotlightSouthern Virginia Senior Wins First-Place Prize at History Conference
March 30, 2019 — Matthew Zalar, a senior at Southern Virginia University from Charlottesville, Virginia, received the award for Most Outstanding Modern United States History Paper presented at the regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society, on March 30.