Multicultural Students

Lynchburg College is strongly committed to all aspects of cultural diversity: race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, ability, and sexual orientation.

All members of our diverse student body benefit from learning and living together.

We provide support services for our multicultural students such as the Summer Transition Program, immigration advising to foreign students and scholars, and various leadership opportunities including conference participation, collaborative efforts with neighboring colleges and universities, and networking through local and nationally-affiliated groups.

Student Clubs & Groups

There are more than 50 recognized organizations on campus in which our students get involved.

Special interest groups whose purpose includes the promotion of and appreciation for diversity are:

Black Student Association (BSA)

Black Student Association MembersThe Black Student Association (BSA) works to enhance and further develop African-American culture on campus and in the greater Lynchburg community. We advocate community service, education, and sharing the African-American cultural and historical perspective with all students, faculty, and staff through social and education programming. Our programs empower student members to become productive, assertive leaders in our society. Membership in BSA is open to all interested students, faculty and staff, regardless of race, creed, religion, or ethnicity.

BSA activities include:

  • Black History Month events
  • Restoration at Lynchburg's historic Black cemetery
  • Co-sponsorship of the College's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration
  • Freshman move-in
  • Special Olympics
  • Monster Bash Clean-up
  • Poetry Slams
  • Educational lectures, plays and various service projects

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

International Society (IS)

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

NPHC is the governing council for three nationally affiliated, historically Black fraternity and sorority chapters at Lynchburg College: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Hispanic Society

The Hispanic Society promotes Hispanic/Latin American culture through educational programs for the Lynchburg community. You do not need to be Hispanic to join us!