News

Public relations in his future

A communications major with an emphasis in public relations, Mike Wims '13 said a summer internship convinced him he made a good choice of majors.

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A ton of food for older adults

The College collected 2,019 pounds of food for the Central Virginia Area Agency on Aging during a recent food drive.

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Hopwood Auditorium

Hopwood Auditorium anew

Students are enjoying a complete renovation of Hopwood Hall Auditorium.

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Performance by Cuban baritone

Carlos Alemán, a former opera singer in Havana, Cuba, performed three arias and gave a presentation on Cuba in Spanish Nov. 28.

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$1.25 million for veterans

LC has met a second $250,000 challenge issued by Dr. John D. Bower '57.

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Music at Lynchburg College

Lynchburg College’s instrumental and choral music programs are growing at an impressive rate.

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Sweet 16

The women's soccer team is headed to the Sweet 16!

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Choral Union to perform "Messiah"

LC's tenth annual performance of Handel's "Messiah" will be on Friday, November 30.

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Stink bugs!

Dr. John Styrsky was on NPR-affiliate WVTF this fall to talk about the stink bug.

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Handbell concert

Four LC music ensembles presented a joint concert on November 13.

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Music man

Internationally renowned music philosopher David J. Elliott will speak Thursday.

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Students will be sleeping outside during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

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Professors speak of truth

Dr. Lesley Friedman and Dr. Paula Youra talk about the nature of truth on the local NPR affiliate.

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LC hosts Sustainability Week

LC has dubbed the week of Nov. 5 Sustainability Week with a number of events.

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LC baseball signs 5-year-old

LC's baseball team signed 5-year-old Nathan Norman on Wednesday.

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Up 'til Dawn

A collegiate fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be held Nov. 1.

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Sojourners vp was Snidow Lecturer

"What I learned talking with Bono, Bill Gates, Drew Faust, Tony Blair & Obama” was the subject of the Snidow Lecture.

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Trick or Treat at LC Postponed to November 1

The Monster Bash and Trick or Treat is postponed until Thursday, Nov. 1.

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Presidential throwdown

Students created a “Presidential Throwdown” to draw attention to the election.

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Short story writer to give reading

Fiction writer Anne Panning, Fall Thornton Reader, will read from her work Thursday.

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The mysterious lady of Wells

Medieval expert Dr. Elza C. Tiner will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Choral Union to perform

The LC Choral Union and Concert Choir will present a joint concert on Saturday.

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Dr. Polloway honored

Dr. Ed Polloway was recently honored for his contributions to special education.

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Scholar from India

A visiting professor from India spent a week teaching in the School of Business and Economics.

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Poet Chard deNiord '75 to speak

Chard deNiord '75 will present original poetry at 6 p.m. Oct. 17.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 23, 2014
5:30 p.m. Graduate studies information session
7 p.m. Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil
Friday, October 24, 2014
8 p.m. Observatory Open House 10/24
Sunday, October 26, 2014
12:30 p.m. Hike with Haiti
Monday, October 27, 2014
12 p.m. Senior Symposium

LC in the News

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.

LC students help pull nearly 40 tires out of Blackwater Creek. Check this News & Advance story.

Dr. Gerald Prante weighs in on Medicaid in this News & Advance story.

Twenty-five students from Nigeria are attending LC. Check this News & Advance story.

Our Doctor of Physical Therapy students are teaming up with Special Olympics for an Autumn Classic.

LC gets lots of coverage on its largest bequest ever: $5 million from Walter Ridgway Jr. '48: The News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET, WSLS, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Roanoke Times.

DPT professor Garry Gellert and students help a Paralympic canoeist prepare: The News & Advance.

Our new Physician Assistant program gets a $250,000 boost from Centra and lots of coverage: News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET, WSLS.

President Kenneth Garren is quoted prominently in this News & Advance story for his work to change a proposed college ranking system.

LC hosts Governor's School for Math, Science, and Technology each summer. Check this front-page story.

A study of the College Lake Dam is underway. Check out The News & Advance article and coverage on WDBJ-7.

Dr. Eric Goff was interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education on his cool academic job on NPR's Morning Edition about the Brazuca ball being used in the World Cup. He was also  quoted in The Wall Street Journal about early play in the World Cup and wrote a piece on the Brazuca soccer ball for Live Mint, a newspaper in New Delhi, India with an affiliation with The Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Clifton Potter reprises the Civil War Battle of Lynchburg on LC's campus in The News & Advance.

Charley Butcher warns parents about phone apps on WSET.

Dr. Brian Crim, associate professor of history, talks about the grim prospects in Iraq on WSET.

LC alumna Charlotte Arbogast '10 is the new dementia coordinator for the state and spoke at the Annual Conference on Aging. Check out The News & Advance.

Dr. Kim McCabe was quoted extensively in this page 1 story on human trafficking in The News & Advance.

Dr. Joe Turek is quoted in the June issue of Virginia Business magazine on the value of classroom education for MBA programs.

LC is among the first colleges in Virginia to get 100 percent renewable electricity: WVTF, WDBJ7, The News & Advance