Student receives military scholarship

Louis M. Alvey, a graduate student at Lynchburg College, has been awarded the 2009 NBCC Foundation (NBCCF) Military Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded to service members and veterans enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling program during or after military service who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.

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Student receives military scholarship

Louis M. Alvey, a graduate student at Lynchburg College, has been awarded the 2009 NBCC Foundation (NBCCF) Military Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded to service members and veterans enrolled in a CACRE- accredited counseling program during or after military service who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.

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Excellent business professor

Dr. Sally Selden, professor of management, is the 2009-10 recipient of the C. Raine Sydnor Sr. Professorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Business in the School of Business and Economics.

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Dousing the lights

The lights on Shellenberger Field will be turned off for Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Thanks to the efforts of the student-led Alliance for Energy Awareness, Lynchburg College is joining the worldwide effort.

Students will be meeting in the Dell at 8:30 p.m. to celebrate Earth Hour with the rest of the world, and many lights around campus will be doused.

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Bringing down mountains

A series of films examining our food, energy, and culture continues Wednesday with Coal County, which exposes the destructive nature of mountain top mining. Each film begins at 6 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium with a short discussion to follow.

Coal Country       March 31

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Diverse entrepreneurs

Lynchburg College Entrepreneurs' Organization presents the first "Discovering Diversity in Local Businesses" discussion panel from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 30 in Schewel Hall, room 232. The discussion is in conjunction with LC's 2009-10 Year of Alliances and Diversity. A networking reception will begin at 7 p.m. with the panel to follow at 7:30 p.m.

The panel will feature Thomas Johnson of Thomas A. Johnson Furniture Co. and James River Furnishings; Lucy Cook of Magnolia Foods; Luis Gonzalez of Easter Island; and Anika Pettiford of Janelle Beauty.

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Model UN 2010

A delegation of 19 Lynchburg College students won honorable mention for its work representing the Republic of Croatia at the National Model United Nations in New York City March 28-April 1.

Nearly 5,000 students from colleges and universities around the world attend the Model UN. Prior to arriving in New York, each team is given a country to represent.

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Bring in the band

The Fort Lee Army Ensemble will perform selections representing a wide range of composers and musical styles, from Gabrielli to Hindemith; from Bach to the Beatles; and from blues to modern jazz at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall.

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History scholars notch awards

Three Lynchburg College students took top awards at the 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference held at Liberty University. Thirteen schools attended the conference. Phi Alpha Theta is the national honor society of history students and professors.

Ashley Schmidt, a senior from Jarrettsville, Md., won the Most Outstanding Paper Award in the American history category. In addition to the award certificate, the Most Outstanding Paper Award winners also win a book award from the Phi Alpha Theta national society.

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China: Rhapsody in Red

A group of 18 students is heading to China to participate in the International Schools of China 2010 Choral Festival March 25-26, 2010 in Tianjin, where they will perform, hold master classes, and assist in festival duties.

Dr. Oeida Hatcher, associate professor of music, Dr. Cynthia Ramsey, assistant professor of music, and Johnson Scott, music instructor, will lead the group, which is enrolled in a music course titled, "China: Rhapsody in Red - How Western Classical Music Became Chinese."

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Be counted

Where will you be living on April 1? That's what the U.S. Census Bureau wants to know to determine how more than $400 billion of federal funding is spent each year.

The 2010 U.S Census is coming to a mailbox near you, and Lynchburg College is a "Be Counted" site.

College students are supposed to list their college addresses, that is, their actual physical location. International students should fill out the census as well, as non-citizens are included in the count. Students will receive forms in their student mailboxes.

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Reclaiming kids who outwit adults

Kids who outwit adults

Reclaiming Kids Who Outwit Adults is the subject of the annual Rosel Schewel Lecture in Education and Human Diversity set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18 in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center at Lynchburg College.

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LC names four new trustees

The Lynchburg College Board of Trustees named four new board members during its February 19-20, 2010 meeting, including Yong Kim of South Korea, LC's first international board member.

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The Bogside Artists

From Protest to Peace: Murals by the Bogside Artists of Northern Ireland will be on display at LC's Daura Gallery March 15-April 18 with an opening reception at 4 p.m. March 16.

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Green marketing

"Green Marketing in a Bad Economy" is the subject of a Richard P. Gifford Lecture in Business Ethics by Mark Glickman on March 23, 2010 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center at Lynchburg College.

Glickman talks about practical ways for becoming green along with creative strategies to leverage green efforts in the marketplace and community.

Glickman is President of The Glickman Group, a strategic marketing/PR agency representing and providing a wide range of services and counsel to the world's leading resorts, developments, and destinations.

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LC in top 50 game design programs

Lynchburg College is one of the 50 best undergraduate institutions in the U.S. and Canada for studying game design, according to The Princeton Review's "Top 50 Undergraduate Game Design Programs" list. LC is one of only two schools in Virginia to make the list.

The first project of its kind, the list was developed in partnership with GamePro, one of the top publications in the video game industry, reaching more than three million gamers a month.

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Run for Uganda

The third annual Gifts for Gulu "Water for Life" 5K race and children's one mile "Water for Gulu Fun Run" will be Saturday, March 13 at Lynchburg College's Shellenberger Field.

The race will benefit the "Gifts for Gulu" program whose purpose is to help raise awareness about genocide and collect new/used athletic equipment for the people of Gulu, Uganda. Runners are encouraged to bring new/used athletic shoes and athletic equipment which will be sent to the people of Gulu. 

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A Tale of Two Popes

Twelve Lynchburg College students will be traveling to Rome and Avignon for spring break to study the Great Schism in the Catholic Church.

Dr. Phil Stump, professor of history, and Barbara Rothermel, director of LC's Daura Gallery, are leading the trip, which is part of a course examining European history and the church's role in the European power struggles over the centuries.

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Vote for Abe

An LC student has created a three-minute video about fellow student Abraham Garang '10, one of the "lost boys of the Sudan."

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Track teams ranked in top 20

The men's Lynchburg College indoor track team is ranked 13th and the women's team is ranked 20th nationally.

The men's team just won its 13th consecutive Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship and is ranked 13th in the nation, topping the South Region by more than four points over second-place Emory University. The Hornets received points in 14 events.

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Smart and fast

Ricky Flynn is the Division III Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Year, while Molly Galloway and Ashley Meyer made the All-Academic Team.

Flynn (Lynchburg, VA/Damascus) was named the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Year. Flynn was selected from among 129 participants who comprise the All-Academic team.

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Equestrians named reserve champions

LC's equestrian team claimed the reserve champion title at the University of Virginia IHSA and the Zone 4 Region II Regional Championships.

Entering into the show, the team was ranked fourth. However, the year end points came down to the final class, open fences, where Lynchburg was able to beat out Bridgewater College to claim the title as reserve champion for Region II. Hollins University came away with the first place ribbon.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, March 13, 2015
Fearless Caregiver Conference
Monday, March 16, 2015
12 p.m. “The conflict over evolution and creationism"
Thursday, March 19, 2015
4:30 p.m. Poet to speak
7 p.m. Rosel Schewel Lecture in Education
7:30 p.m. Esther Olin Piano Lecture Recital

LC in the News

The Beard Center’s upcoming caregivers conference is featured in The News & Advance.

Patty Carroll’s photographs, now in the Daura Gallery, are the subject of the lead story in The Burg.

President Garren no longer supports attempts to save College Lake, as reported by WDBJ7.

Dr. Tom Bowman has been doing some serious research on the lack of safety in lacrosse helmets and the media is noticing:, Baltimore Sun, New York Times.

Dr. Eric Goff is asked about underinflating balls in the NFL: NPR, The Smithsonian, and many more.

Life along College Lake could change. Dr. Laura Henry-Stone tells what it’s like now. This News & Advance story was also picked up by the Washington Times and San Francisco Gate.

Dr. Eric Goff is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the shooting technique of NBA player Stephen Curry.

Our women's soccer team wins the National Champsionship! The News & Advance and WSET.

The College makes efforts to approve sex education and reduce sexual assault. Check this front-page News & Advance story and WSET story.

Dr. Tom Bowman and student research head impacts among lacrosse and soccer players: News & Advance.

Ater 28 years, Dr. Ken West writes his farewell column.

LC Theatre's production of Insights from Inside is featured on WSET and in The News & Advance.

Frank Whitehouse, professor of management, is quoted in this front page story on B&W.

Check out coverage of the public meeting on College Lake dam: The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

The opening of the Drysdale Student Center is covered by The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

Dr. Laura Henry-Stone talks about the need for more local environmental advocacy in this News & Advance story.

Dr. Roger Jones is the Central Virginia Person of the Week.

Lance Secretan, the Gifford Lecturer, was featured in The News & Advance.

College Lake Dam is the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Learn more in The News & Advance and on WSET.

Bob Driskill explains what we do to keep our students safe: The News & Advance.

The Lynchburg College Community Health Clinic is up and running: The News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET.

Dr. Tom Shahady and two alumni help save a river in Costa Rica. Check this front-page story.