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Receptions to honor retiring vice presidents Sigler and Polloway


Lynchburg College is celebrating the careers of Dr. Julius Sigler ’62 and Dr. Edward Polloway, two community icons who are retiring this summer after a combined 87 years of service to the College. Dr. Polloway, vice president for community advancement, dean of graduate studies, and the Rosel H. Schewel Distinguished Professor of Education, became one […]

Some Hornets will receive degrees early as they prepare for Final Four

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Ten members of the Lynchburg College Men’s Lacrosse team and the Class of 2015 will graduate one day early. A commencement for the graduating student-athletes on the team will be held during the College’s Baccalaureate service at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Snidow Chapel. After winning their NCAA tournament game against Salisbury University on Wednesday, the team […]

2015 Conference on Aging explores links between spirituality, well-being, and other aspects of aging


Lynchburg College’s 2015 Conference on Aging aims to provide resources to older adults as well as those who serve them—including healthcare providers, family caregivers, and even churches. “Aging Well in Mind, Body, and Spirit” will be held on June 2. The annual conference draws hundreds of people who want to learn more about how they […]

Music Bridge concert set for May 12

Lynchburg-area schoolchildren who have been learning music theory and piano from Lynchburg College students will present their annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The LC music department operates Music Bridge in collaboration with The Ellington Fellowship, a local […]

Student research in local streams catches media attention

For years, Lynchburg College environmental science students have been researching the health of local waterways. The News & Advance recently ran an article about how their work provides a snapshot of stream health. By giving students real-world experience with environmental work, the activity helps them think critically about solutions, the story says. Dr. Tom Shahady, […]

News & Advance features student’s astronomical research


Tara Steiner ’15 was featured in the News & Advance for her role in the discovery of what could be “active asteroids.” Although astronomical research is usually associated with physics, rather than her environmental studies major, LC gave her the opportunity to apply her lifelong love of the stars to academics. Read the News & […]

LC professor will guest-conduct prestigious choir in Korea


Dr. Jong H. Kim, professor of music and director of choral activities at Lynchburg College, has been invited to be guest conductor for the Incheon City Chorale, a professional choir in Incheon, Korea.  Dr. Kim will begin rehearsals with the choir on May 8 and present a concert on May 21 in the Incheon Metropolitan […]