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LC hosts leadership institute for Virginia educators

A group of education administrators from Central and Southside Virginia are attending the Lynchburg College Summer Leadership Institute today. About 125 people are expected. The seminar allows educators to learn in-depth information about education, politics, and advocacy to help them in their roles as leaders in schools and school systems. This morning, the seminar opened […]

Summer music academy meets at LC


This week, Lynchburg College is hosting the inaugural James String Quartet Music Academy. Organized by the James Chamber Players, the academy includes nearly 50 students, 20 faculty, and additional staff and guest artists from around the Commonwealth. The academy includes several public concerts with $5 admission. Details of the concert follow.   Monday, June 15, […]

Centra creates scholarship program for LC PA Medicine students

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Physician Assistant Medicine students at Lynchburg College have a new financial aid option thanks to Centra Health. Centra has pledged $600,000 in scholarship support over a period of five years to help second-year students in LC’s new PA Medicine program. This commitment will provide 32 scholarships of $18,750. In exchange, the students will agree to […]

Conference on Aging receives media attention

The 2015 Conference on Aging received coverage in the News & Advance and on WDBJ. More than 400 people attended the conference to hear from speakers and to meet vendors who shared information about services available to older adults and their caregivers. The annual conference aims to help people age well. Kathleen Passanisi opened the […]

Dr. Rothermel presents at international museums conference

Dr. Barbara Rothermel, Lynchburg College museum studies professor and director of the Daura Gallery, recently presented research at the 15th annual University Museum and Collections Conference of the International Council of Museums. Dr. Rothermel presented “A Formidable Forum: University Museums Embrace Controversy,” a talk that examined the way a college art exhibition can motivate thought, […]