A year ago, the Lynchburg College women’s basketball team was on its way to the program’s first ever conference championship. This year, the Hornets are enjoying another phenomenal year. As of Friday, the team has achieved a six-game winning streak and remains undefeated in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Including games played in the last […]
Dennis Sullivan ’97 recently appeared in a story by the Capital Gazette, which explored his philosophy as an excellent teacher in one of Ann Arundel County’s toughest schools. The story published last weekend revealed that the neediest sMaryland county’s schools with the most challenges, such as student poverty, also have the least experienced teachers. Dennis stood […]
Chad Hobson ’17 and Zach Betterton ’17 spent last semester building one device after another: a traffic light with a button pedestrians can push for a safe crossing. A fan that can make a golf ball hover at a steady height. A set of sensors that graph real-time temperature data on a computer screen. The crowning achievement […]
Dr. Virgil A. Wood helped local ministers and other faith community leaders explore ways to apply the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in their efforts to improve their communities.
A new book by two Lynchburg College professors provides parents and students with a comprehensive understanding of child abuse and the legal system. Dr. Kimberly McCabe, chair of the criminology department, authored Child Abuse: Today’s Issues with criminology instructor Daniel Murphy, a former police officer whose specialty included investigations of child abuse cases. The book was […]
Although Terry Clay may not appear on screen, he plays a major role in Lynchburg College’s sports broadcasts. While the video cameras focus on athletes and sportscasters, Terry is behind the scenes directing the camera operators and managing the devices that stream video footage together into a seamless show. Sometimes, though, he picks up a […]
A Wall Street Journal article published today features several college presidents speaking about the potential impact of the incoming administration of President-Elect Donald Trump. Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president of Lynchburg College, was one of the presidents that reporter Melissa Korn interviewed for the story. Dr. Garren expressed optimism about the ability to continue working with […]
On Friday, E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg unveiled a portrait of a former principal who now teaches at Lynchburg College. Dr. Roger Jones, the dean of the School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, served as the principal of E.C. Glass from 1982 to 1990. Under his leadership, the school made great progress in […]
Dr. Joseph Turek, dean of the School of Business and Economics, recently appeared on WDBJ7 to explain how regional store closings reflect national retail trends — including a growth in online shopping that increases power for shoppers and requires retailers to be more competitive. The full story is available at http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Lynchburg-store-closings-reflect-national-retail-trend-409839105.html.
Thanks to a gift of land from a local alumnus, Lynchburg College is expanding the Claytor Nature Study Center, a move that will provide students and scientists with new opportunities for study and research. Bob Kibler, of Evington, gave the College 21 acres of a tract that borders the northern boundary of the Claytor Center. […]