Nearly 60 Lynchburg College students will be studying abroad during winter break in a variety of cultures and climes.Read More
New freshman, Access, transfer and graduate students, as well as those returning from abroad and leave, may check in Jan. 14 and 15.
Check-in sessions are as follows:
• Thursday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-noon, Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center
• Friday Jan. 15, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Memorial Ballroom Hall, Campus Center
New Student Orientation begins at 10 a.m. in Memorial Ballroom
Returning students are welcome back beginning Friday, Jan. 15, and classes resume Monday, Jan. 18, 2010.Read More
While Lynchburg College must adhere to the published examination schedule, any students who cannot attend a final examination because of the weather must communicate with instructors to determine an alternative arrangement.
Students should check campus email as well as Blackboard or Moodle for any communication from their instructors. Some instructors may choose to change the exam format or even to alter slightly the examination time.Read More
Lynchburg College will spend $4.65 million in energy improvements over the next several years, which should result in a reduction of $583,000 in annual energy costs, or about a third of the College's utility bills. Because the cost of utilities will increase, by year nine the College could be saving $903,000 per year.Read More
Lynchburg College has been approved by its accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), to offer degrees at the doctoral level.
"The vote came late Monday at the SACS meeting in Atlanta and allows us to move full speed ahead with plans for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, slated to begin in the fall of 2010," said President Kenneth Garren. "This SACS approval puts Lynchburg College in a very strong position to consider a variety of future possibilities to best serve Lynchburg and Region 2000 with highly skilled graduates."Read More
The Lynchburg College athletic department had one of its most successful fall seasons of all time, as evidenced by the ninth place position in the recent Division III Learfield Directors' Cup standings.
The Learfield Cup ranks schools depending on how many teams from an institution advanced to the NCAA Tournament, and how well the teams fared.Read More
Abe Garang '10 recently received the Thomas J. Kirkpatrick Award for his volunteer work with youth at the Jamerson YMCA.
Abe has coached soccer and basketball and helped with soccer, basketball, and t-ball camps at the YMCA since his arrival in Lynchburg. He has also shared his personal story with members of the YMCA.
"Abe has gone above and beyond what he has been assigned to do," said Ryan Zachos, youth and family director at the YMCA.Read More
LC senior midfielder Ashley Hoath was just named a first-team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the second-straight season.
Hornet women's soccer players have earned All-American accolades nine times in the history of the program, all in the last 11 seasons.Read More
LC's Holiday Bash begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 10 with a tree lighting ceremony between Snidow Chapel and Montgomery Hall. The public is invited.
Tours of decorated houses will be offered along with activities, games, door prizes, and light refreshments, including hot chocolate, in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be guests of honor.Read More
The Lynchburg College Orchestra and Wind Symphony will present a holiday concert on December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall.
Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, associate professor of music and director of music education/instrumental studies, will conduct. Traditional Christmas music will highlight the program, which will also feature the music of Percy Grainger and Gustav Holst. Graduate music student conductor Michelle Farley will conduct a portion of the program.Read More
The Lynchburg College Ethics Bowl Team placed fifth at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Richmond, Va., against much larger competitors.
The top four places went to teams from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Clemson University.Read More
Economics major Jackie Sitathammavong '09 and music major Matthew Booth '09 took home gold in the 2009 Concerto Competition.
Jackie was the vocal winner in the competition with his performances of "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen" and "Der Vogelfänger Bin Ich Ja Die Zauberflöte" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Matthew performed "Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor Op. 37" by Ludwig van Beethoven.Read More