Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren will receive a national award from the Council of Independent Colleges on Monday, May 2. The Charles W.L. Foreman Award honors Dr. Garren’s commitment and service to the CIC and the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges. In his 15 years as president of Lynchburg College, Dr. Garren has worked […]
John Eccles is the 2016 Commencement speaker for Lynchburg College. Selected by the graduating class, Eccles will deliver parting words as the Class of 2016 prepares to turn the tassel and as Eccles approaches retirement. He has served LC students for 30 years, including 22 years now as vice president and dean for student development. […]
Computer games, skates, debate clubs, and programming. Those are tools that young leaders visiting Lynchburg College on Monday use to promote peace and tolerance in their home countries. As the winners of the first Emerging Young Leaders Awards from the U.S. Department of State, ten young people are touring the United States to interact with American peers […]
The first group of students going through LC’s Master of Public Health program helped residents of a local apartment complex live healthier with the help of simple exercises, healthy recipes, field trips, and a new garden.
At Lynchburg College, sustainability is more than a buzzword, a passing fad, a gimmick, or a checklist. it’s a way of life. For Earth Day 2016, check out these five ways that LC strives to conserve natural resources and educate people about sustainable living.
After curating an exhibition with some of her classmates a year ago, Laura Meisner ’17 wanted another chance to compile a collection of artwork and put it into historical context. This spring, she pored over the Daura Gallery’s collection of works by Maxfield Parrish to create her own exhibition. Her exhibition, “Maxfield Parrish: Book Illustrations,” opened this […]
During the game, a dust devil — a small, tornado-like whirlwind that stirs up a thick cloud of dust — appeared on Moon Field. The game paused as players and spectators watched the towering column of dirt crossed the field and eventually rose into the air and dissipated. As the cyclone raced across the field, it passed just a few feed from some student-athletes, who ducked their heads but stood their ground.
On its first Give Day, Lynchburg College received gifts from 1,914 donors in 24 hours and raised more than $163,000 to support student scholarships, athletic programs, faculty research, and other needs. “Your confidence in the College and passion for the LC experience – along with your generosity – are the best investments in our future,” President Kenneth Garren said in an email to supporters.
Dr. Lindsay Michie recently gave a lecture at Virginia University of Lynchburg in which she tied the school’s history to a quest for independence in Africa. Her lecture, highlighted in The News & Advance, explained how an early VUL president fought to keep liberal arts in the school’s curriculum. At the same time, John Chilembwe was […]
College honors students from throughout Virginia will converge at Lynchburg College this weekend for “The Magic of Honors,” the spring conference of Virginia’s Collegiate Honors Council, hosted by the LC Westover Honors Program. On April 15 and 16, the honors students will participate in social and academic activities. “The conference will feature remarkable students from 18 […]