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Studying fish in the Virgin Islands

Ben Tumolo ’13 spent last summer in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where he conducted research on fish populations.

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Fundraising for St. Jude

LC students have raised a record $18,500 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Outside for 15 chilly nights

April Song '15 slept outside for 15 nights to better understand homelessness.

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Professor selected to teach in Vietnam

Dr. Randy Ribler is one of nine U.S. scholars selected to teach in Vietnam.

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Representing Bulgaria

Twelve students participated in the 20th annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C. Read More

Electoral College

Do Americans elect their president? No. Find out who does.

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Holocaust Remembered

Lynchburg College is hosting two events sponsored by the Holocaust Education Foundation of Central Virginia.

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Winter Concert

The LC Orchestra/Wind Symphony Winter Concert will be performed on Dec. 6 and 7.

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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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Upcoming Events

Friday, April 25, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014
Westover Alumni Society Weekend
Friday, April 25, 2014
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/25
Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/26
Sunday, April 27, 2014
3 p.m. InFaith (IF) Service - 4/27
4:30 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass - 4/27

LC in the News

Dr. Eric Goff continues to get great national media coverage for his knowledge of soccer balls. Check out these interviews on WPOV in Washington D.C. and on All Things Considered with Terry Gross on NPR.

The Annual Mini-Economy Regional Market Day is featured in The News & Advance.

A Play Group at LC to help preschoolers with developmental delays is featured in The News & Advance.

Thornton Writer-in-Residence Patrick Ryan Frank is featured in The News & Advance.

LC students raised $22,558 for St. Baldrick's. Check out coverage: WSET and The News & Advance.

Dr. Joe Turek talks about the extreme poverty rate in Lynchburg and the bleak long-term economic outlook on WIQO's Morning Show.

President Kenneth Garren receives one of Lynchburg's Mayor's Awards of Excellence.

Dr. Eric Goff is interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered and The Takeaway about the physics involved in Olympic feats.

Nina Salmon is quoted in a New York Times story on Anne Spencer.

Rosel Schewel is honored for all her many labors of love at Lynchburg College and beyond: The News & Advance.

Dr. Eric Goff says cold weather will impact drag on the football during the Super Bowl in these New York Metro and Smithsonian Magazine articles.

Dr. Jack Toms '69 announces his retirement as athletic director after 35 years at LC: The News & Advance, WSET.

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

Construction of LC's new Student Center is page one news in The News & Advance.

The Chandler Eco-Lodge opens its doors at Claytor Nature Study Center. Check the story in The News & Advance.

LC's Doctor of Physical Therapy program continues to support Wheels on the James for children with disabilities. Check out front page coverage in The News & Advance.

Deborah Blanchard weighs in on protecting a school's brand in The News & Advance.

Doug and Elaine Hadden Drysdale have pledged $3 million toward the Student Center. Check The News & Advance.

Lillian Likes It, a new play developed for LC students, is featured in The Burg.

LC's Hunger and Homelessness Week is covered by The News & Advance and WSET.

Haitian student Ancito Etienne '17 is profiled in The News & Advance.

Eddy Faulkner '14 inks a record deal and is interviewed by WSET.

Dr. John Eric Goff is quoted in Scientific American on the soccer video game FIFA 14.

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, got her start at LC: WSET; The News & Advance.

Dr. Mike Solontoi was quoted extensively in this front page story on NASA's LADEE launch in The News & Advance.

President Kenneth Garren tackles the cost of a college education in this op-ed in Sunday's News & Advance.

LC is launching a new off-site program in St. Lucia, as described in this News & Advance article, which was picked up by the AP and The Washington Post.

All first-year students volunteer in the community as a way of getting to know their new home. Check TV coverage on WDBJ7 and WSET.