Dr. Eric Goff has become the go-to guy for The Wall Street Journal when it needs to understand how athletes do what they do. He has helped with two recent stories on the World Cup.Read More
Ricky Flynn has earned first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American men's track & field/cross country honors as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).Read More
Lynchburg College is now getting a bit of a boost from the sun with a solar array installed on the roof of Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall, one of several changes being made this summer as part of LC's $4.65 million plan to reduce its energy consumption and associated costs.
The solar output can be checked in real time on the College's website.Read More
English MA graduate students Santina Knight and Jen La Plante read from their work alongside Dr. Casey Clabough, associate professor of English, at the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference held recently at the State University of New York at Oneonta.
Knight's reading focused on the advocacy work of Monacan poet Kareen Wood while La Plante's took as her subject environmental elements in the novel Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver.Read More
Baseball star Jeff Taylor Jr., who holds the ODAC record for stolen bases, was recently signed by the Cincinnati Reds.
"I'm very excited to continue to play baseball at a competitive level, and I think that LC has prepared me to take the next step," said Taylor, who is scheduled to graduate in August. "This is an opportunity for me to show what I can do, and I am grateful to the Reds for giving me that shot."Read More
The storybook career of runner Ricky Flynn ended this season with his seventh All-American honor. Flynn finished fifth in the 5,000 meters at the 2010 Outdoor Track & Field Championships to earn All-American honors for the seventh time. The event was hosted by Baldwin-Wallace College just outside Cleveland, Ohio.
Connor Kamm from Williams College won the 5,000 in 14:28.06, with Nick Karwoski from Dickinson College second in 14:29.45, while Flynn's time of 14:41.50 was good for fifth. Flynn also placed fourth in the 10,000 meter to earn his sixth All-American title.Read More
Capturing Charles de Gaulle's naturally exaggerated features without making him look like a caricature was a challenge for Richard Pumphrey as he finished his seventh and final sculpture for the National D-Day Memorial.Read More
Two LC staff members have contributed a chapter to a new handbook on career advising that has been praised as one of the best resources available for advising college students.
Heidi Koring, director of academic advising, and Beverly Reid, director of career development, contributed a chapter to The handbook of career advising (2009) ( Hughey, K. F., Nelson, D. B., Damminger, J. K., McCalla-Wriggins, B. (Eds.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass and the National Academic Advising Association).Read More
Four LC professors were recently honored for their teaching, advising, scholarship, and service: Dr. Sabita Manian, Dr. Virginia Cylke, Dr. Maria Nathan, and Nina Salmon.
Dr. Sabita Manian, professor of politics and international relations, received the Shirley E. Rosser Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College's top teaching honor presented each year in recognition of personal and inspirational teaching, consistency of course preparation, current study in one's field, and encouragement given to students to be active and lifelong learners.Read More