Beard Center on Aging

The mission of the Center on Aging reflects Lynchburg College's commitment to understanding and addressing issues of aging and the needs of older citizens.

Our programs center around community education and outreach involving students and faculty with older individuals of Central Virginia. The Center offers unique opportunities that directly involve students in research initiatives, meaningful outreach, educational programs, and professional conferences.

Nominations are being accepted for the Heritage Green Gerontology Award

Don’t forget to submit your application for the Heritage Green Gerontology Award or to recommend a deserving student.  To learn more, see the nomination/application form (PDF).

Nomination deadline: January 30, 2015

Winner will receive $250 cash prize (which will come in handy after Christmas or before Spring break) and recognition for their work in the field of gerontology through volunteer services, class projects, and other activities involving older adults.

For more information on any of our programs, please contact:

Denise Scruggs, MA, MS, BSW
Director, Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College