"So be Good for Goodness' Sake: St. Nicholas in Art and Legend" is the topic of a lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, at the Daura Gallery to celebrate the annual Feast of St. Nicholas. The talk will include an overview of imagery and iconography informed by St. Nicholas' life and legend by Dr. William A. McIntosh, retired professor of English and art history at the United States Military Academy.Read More
Forty vendors will participate in a Holiday Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center. The fair is open to the public.
Jewelry, crafts, gifts, photographs, clothing, handbags, toys, and paintings are among the items for sale. All proceeds will go to Student Activities at Lynchburg College.Read More
Today's Senior Symposium lecture, "WATER IN MIND: Exploring narratives, perceptions, and responses to unprecedented climate change for Sakha of northeastern Siberia, Russia," has been cancelled due to illness of the speaker.
Next Monday's lecture, "Single sex colleges: a valuable use of resources?," is still scheduled for noon in Memorial Ballroom.Read More
Men's cross country coach Doug Thomasey '05 was named the Coach of the Year in the South/Southeast Region recently by the U. S. Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
This was the second year in a row that Thomasey has been named regional coach of the year. He has also won the ODAC Coach of the Year award in back-to-back seasons.Read More
Lynchburg College students, representing France, won five of eight top recognition awards at the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C., Nov. 18-19: Natalie Armel '12 received the Outstanding Commissioner Award, Kaleigh Giles '12 and Jillian Gates '13 won Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards; David Warner '12 (as President Nicolas Sarkozy) won the Outstanding Head of State or Government Award, and Kyle Ewald '13 won the Outstanding Parliamentarian in Plenary Session Award.Read More
The LC Choral Union and Chamber Orchestra will present the ninth annual performance of Handel's Messiah on Friday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Heritage Baptist Church.Read More
Brittany Klippstein '12 was greeted with a heartwarming surprise last week when her father, Col. Dan Klippstein, showed up at soccer practice after 15 months overseas.
He was home in time to see his daughter play this in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Check out the reunion on video at "On the Pitch," one of our Red Swarms blog.Read More
Lynchburg College was one of eight colleges in the nation chosen for further study for its continuing good marks on the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).
LC ranked well above the national average of U.S. colleges and universities according to the 2010 NSSE survey. The survey shows how much and how often students study, read, write papers, interact with faculty, and find support from the campus community.Read More
Raveen Taylor '14 and Desiree Smith '14 are two of the LC students helping low-income children learn to read in Lynchburg City Schools.
Check out coverage of their work in The News & Advance and watch the video clip at left by WSET.Read More
International Education Week, Nov. 14-18, is co-sponsored by the Department of State and Department of Education to raise global awareness and promote international exchange activities.
All week:Read More
The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia will host the 1st Annual Lynchburg Epilepsy Awareness Walk on Sunday, November 13 at Lynchburg College.
Registration for the event is $20. All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt and those raising $100 or more will receive an additional goodie. The stroll will begin at 3 p.m. with participant registration beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sign-up is at the registration tent at Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall in front of Brewed Awakenings.Read More
Both the women's soccer and field hockey teams won Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championships on Saturday.
These two teams join the men's cross country team as ODAC champs this fall.
Lynchburg College has met a $250,000 challenge grant issued by Dr. John D. Bower, a 1957 graduate who gave $250,000 to his alma mater in 2010 to establish a scholarship for veterans.
Dr. Bower will match that $250,000 on Veterans Day during a service that begins at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 in Snidow Chapel.
Dr. Bower has made a second challenge of an equal amount to create a veterans center at the College. That will bring Dr. Bower's commitment to $750,000, with the potential for the College to put $1.25 million toward veterans' education and support.Read More
Some Lynchburg College students will be sleeping outside in the Dell all week long Nov. 7-12 as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
Students seek sponsors for each night to raise money for two long-term residential programs in Lynchburg: Miriam's House, for homeless women and children, and Gateway, for homeless men in recovery.Read More
The Lynchburg College Handbell Ensemble, under the direction of F. Johnson Scott III, and four chamber groups will present "An Evening of Handbells and Chamber Music" on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel.
The concert will feature handbell, organ, and chamber works by Ewald, Mozart, Dvorak, Beethoven, and Gershwin. Chamber groups performing include Con Brio Woodwind Quintet, Ars Nova5 Piano Quintet, Snidow Brass Quintet, and 4tet+1 Saxophone Quintet.Read More
The men's cross country team captured its fourth-straight Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) title, hosted by LC at Claytor Nature Center on Oct. 29. The Hornets finished with 59 team points, edging out Guilford College with 60 points, and second-year LC head mentor Doug Thomasey earned the conference coach of the year award.Read More