Dr. Richard Burke, a Lynchburg English professor, will teach American literature in Kazakhstan this fall with a Fulbright scholar grant. The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is the federal government’s flagship educational and cultural exchange program. The competitive program provides U.S. professors and other scholars with opportunities to teach and conduct research overseas and improve […]
Laurie Cassidy ’02 has seen many exhibitions come and go at the Daura Gallery. Now, she has created one of her own. Ghosts opened in the Daura Gallery on June 1, and it will be displayed until the end of the month. Laurie, the administrative assistant for the gallery as well as the art and […]
Hopwood Hall, Lynchburg College’s most historic classroom building, has earned a spot on the Virginia Landmark Register. The designation honors the history and preservation of the architectural icon. By virtue of its spot on the list of Virginia historic landmarks, Hopwood Hall is eligible for consideration by the National Register of Historic Places. When Josephus […]
Hallie Sayre’s research could prevent athletes from suffering concussions without treatment, thanks to her evidence that high-tech impact measurement tools could miss some injuries. She won the NATA student writing award for original research this year.
Members of the Lynchburg College community provided more than 71,600 hours of community service during the 2016-2017 academic year. That total includes more than 18,000 hours from the Lynchburg College EMS, 12,000 from fraternities and sororities, 8,600 from graduate health science students, and 6,400 hours from students in the Bonner Leader program. Students have also […]
As part of its new summer lecture series, Historic Sandusky will host a talk on the Battle of Lynchburg in observance of the 153rd anniversary of the Civil War battle. Dr. Clifton W. Potter Jr., Lynchburg College history professor and board chair of Historic Sandusky, will present the lecture on Thursday, June 15 at 7 […]
Lynchburg College and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities unveiled a new seal in Friendship Circle on Thursday, June 1, to celebrate the 50th annual Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards. The emblem commemorates the founding of the first Virginia chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in 1935 and an ongoing partnership to promote diversity, […]
Dr. Stephanie Ferguson recently gave a report to more than 240 global health leaders outlining recommendations for focusing future health spending. Dr. Ferguson, who returned to the Lynchburg College nursing faculty last year, spoke at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. She shared the results of the Committee on Global Health and the Future of the […]
Gary Smoot, a staff member on the Lynchburg College grounds crew, will bike 200 miles this weekend to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research. He’s riding in memory of a friend who recently died after a long struggle with the disease.
After her son was diagnosed with autism, Molly Korte ’03 found a new passion in advocacy. She created Project: Just Like You to give a voice to people with special needs and highlight the hobbies, interests, and talents they share with their peers. The resulting project has turned heads in the Richmond area and around the world.