News & Events

New lab aids archaeological research at Historic Sandusky


Digging in the soil outside Historic Sandusky has been like digging for buried treasure, even though the artifacts LC students unearthed this year would not sell for much online. “It’s still treasure,” said James Robbins ’18. “It has historical worth.” Over the past five weeks, James and four other students continued excavating a site by the […]

Students net pollinators for research with rare orchids

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Catching pollinators on the purple fringeless orchid requires patience—and more patience. Just ask Tresa Scruggs ’16 and Phil Deyerle ’16. They spent part of their summer studying the flowers at the Lynchburg College’s Claytor Nature Study, which is one of several sites scientists know for an abundance of the otherwise-rare Platanthera peramoena. After parking along […]

LC music professor becomes director of Korean choir

Dr. Jong Kim

Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music and director of choral activities at Lynchburg College, has been chosen to serve as the artistic director and principal conductor of the Incheon City Chorale, one of the top professional choirs in the world. Known for its extraordinary musicality, the Incheon City Chorale consists of 50 full-time professional singers.  The […]

Virginia Private College Week is July 27 – August 1, 2015


Lynchburg College will welcome high school students and their families from around the Commonwealth for tours and information sessions during Virginia Private College Week from July 27-August 1. The annual event invites prospective students to learn about private colleges in Virginia. Students who visit at least three institutions during the week will receive three application […]

Archaeology field school in the news

Historic Sandusky

Two news organizations ran stories this week about Lynchburg College students doing research at Historic Sandusky with a new archaeology lab. Hurt & Proffitt, an engineering firm, brought its lab to the historic home, which served as Union headquarters during the Battle of Lynchburg in the Civil War, through a partnership with LC and the Historic […]