The "Films For Thought" film series for the Year of Sustainability continues with Tapped in Hopwood Auditorium at 6 p.m.
Given the startling statistic that Americans consume 80 million single-serving bottles of water per day, it's no surprise to learn the product is plagued by a firestorm of corporate, health-related, and sociopolitical issues.Read More
Nigerian émigré Abayomi Animashaun will read from his poetry Thursday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium.
His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as 5 A.M., Drunken Boat, African American Review, Diode, and Southern Indiana Review, and he has served as a staff editor for the Red Rock Review.Read More
President Kenneth and First Lady Sheila Garren are one of the featured couples who will be performing at the second annual "Dancing with the Lynchburg Stars" benefit for the Virginia School of the Arts (VSA) on Saturday, Oct. 2, 7-11 p.m., at the James River Conference Center, 400 Court St., Lynchburg.
The program is similar to the TV program, "Dancing with the Stars." People can vote on their favorite dancers online or by calling 434-847-8688. Each vote is a $10 donation to VSA. Most of the "voting" takes place before the event.Read More
Lynchburg College music instrumental and choral ensembles will present two concerts on Friday, September 24, as part of the College's Parents and Family Weekend events. Both concerts are free and open to the public.Read More
David Lewis '11 spent his summer banding birds, surveying plants and plovers, and teaching children about macroinvertebrates at the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
An environmental science major from Fredericksburg, Va., David said the experience solidified his love of the outdoors and the need to protect the natural world.Read More
Melanie Glissman '12 dreams of opening an orphanage someday, so she spent the summer testing that dream in Kenya.
As it turns out, she has picked a good career path. An education major from Simsbury, Conn., Melanie discovered the frustrations and satisfaction of working in Africa. She and a friend, Cassidy Davidson, signed up with International Volunteer Headquarters in hopes of teaching at an orphanage.Read More
Ilan Stavans, considered one of the most influential figures in Latino literature in the United States, will give the John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities at Lynchburg College at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in Hopwood Auditorium.
Dr. Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, will discuss "Spanglish: The New American Language."Read More
Lynchburg College and Lynchburg Neighborhood Development Foundation (LNDF) are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance the neighborhoods around the College.
LNDF will be renovating and marketing three houses near LC. Lynchburg College will be recruiting and assisting LC faculty and staff who qualify to purchase these homes.Read More
NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg will discuss "Why Museums Matter and the Arts are Important in Education" on Monday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center at Lynchburg College.
There are no more tickets for this event.Read More
The most diverse class ever
Meet three members of the Class of 2014 with a diversity population of 17 percent, the largest in College history. The students hail from 21 states and have an overall grade point average of 3.13.
To honor the recent 47thanniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech," students, faculty, and staff at Lynchburg and Randolph colleges will read parts of the speech from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3.
LC participants will read on the steps of Hopwood Hall, weather permitting, or in the lobby of Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. At Randolph College, participants will gather around the flag pole on the front of campus.
For more information, contact Shannon Brennan at 544-8609.Read More