The History Department is hosting the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference this Saturday. Students from several Virginia colleges and universities will present research papers in American, European, and world history in Schewel Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eight LC students will be among the 64 presenting papers at the conference. LC is represented by:
• Joseph Olsen, "The Contras: Reagan's Terrorists"
• Tessa Evans, "Potion for Power: Slave Women and Authority through Unorthodox Practices"
• Hannah Myers, "The Definition of Childhood in Early 1830s England"Read More
President Kenneth Garren recently received the George Taylor Stewart III Award from the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce for exemplary service to the Lynchburg region.Read More
Conceptual artist Mel Chin, who champions cleaning up neighborhoods and the environment with his artwork, will speak at 7 p.m. March 29 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall.Read More
Did you know LC has pet chickens, a free bike sharing program, and cell phone recycling? Sign up for our newest blog to learn more about sustainability efforts on campus.
Senior Roni LaRoque is LC's first sustainability intern and works out of the President's Office. She writes a weekly blog about all things green. Be sure to check out the Red Goes Green blog and sign up for it under "subscription options."
Roni recently wrote about the "Be the Change" recycling effort. More than 100 students turned out. Check out this video.Read More
Six LC students have been selected to represent Lynchburg College in Richmond this weekend at the Teachers of Promise Institute. The Teachers of Promise Foundation seeks to recognize and support the best prospective public school teachers in the United States.Read More
Rev. Dr. H. Ben Bohren '68 will give the Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture on Christian Ministry, "What Does Your Church Stand For?" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 26 in Snidow Chapel.Read More
On Tuesday, February 9, 2010, the School of Business and Economics hosted the second Gifford Lecture in Business Ethics. Speaker Sherron Watkins, former vice president of Corporate Development at the Enron Corporation, worked for Andrew Fastow in the mergers and acquisitions group. Ms.Read More
Music professors Dr. Cynthia B. Ramsey and F. Johnson Scott III and staff accompanist Matthew D. Booth '11 will present a faculty recital on Monday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel.Read More
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Dr. Yong Ha Kim was elected to the Lynchburg College Board of Trustees in February. Dr. Kim, the Board's first international member, attended the Annual Board of Trustees Meeting in May, 2010. A resident of Seoul, South Korea, he holds two Lynchburg College degrees: a BA in management (1991) and an M.Ad. in personnel management (1993). A graduate of Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Virginia, Dr. Kim is Vice President of External Cooperation for Konyang University, which was founded in 1991 by his father, Hi Soo Kim.Read More
Economists from across the state met met at Lynchburg College for the 37th annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Economists on March 4-5, 2010. Presentations were made by 20 scholars from ten different colleges and universities, two private consulting firms, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and the Congressional Research Service.
Program highlights included a Plenary Session entitled "A Glimpse at Virginia's Economic Future," the annual Sandridge Lecture, and two concurrent sessions showcasing undergraduate student research.Read More
Lynchburg College is sponsoring "Healthy for Life" March 24-31, a weeklong focus on a healthy, active lifestyle culminating in a Field Day on March 31 from 9 a.m. to noon, which all students and city residents are welcome to attend.Read More
March 19-23 is Foreign Language Week, featuring Roman weaponry, films, and lectures. All events are free and open to the public.
German Day: Tuesday, March 20Read More
About 700 LC students contributed 71,064 hours of community service in 2010-11 to earn Lynchburg College a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012.Read More
Eighty-four students are criminology majors this year, a big leap since the major started in 2008 with nine students.Read More
"Preventing Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Sexual Harassment," is the topic of the annual Rosel Schewel Lecture in Education and Human Diversity at 7:30 p.m. March 15 in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center. The talk is free and open to the public.
Dr. Dorothy Espelage, professor of child development and associate chair in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will deliver the lecture.Read More
Harry R. Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University, will discuss the "The Moral Mission of Higher Education," at 8 p.m. March 12 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall.
The talk is sponsored by the annual John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities and is free and open to the public.Read More
Lynchburg College has saved 3.6 million kWH in electricity and 13.3 million gallons of water in the last two years, for a dollar savings of about $454,000, thanks primarily to continuing campus-wide retrofits completed as part of LC's $4.65 million commitment to reducing energy use.
In addition to the retrofits, LC students have been participating in the Campus Conservation Nationals, which ended Feb. 26. Nearly 250,000 students at 150 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada participated.Read More
Fifteen LC students will make a journey through French contemporary culture during spring break.Read More
The Energy Efficiency Expo (e3) will be at LC on Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. The e3 is a public forum to learn about cost-saving tips and ways to reduce your energy bill.
More than $500 in prizes and giveaways will be at the expo, which is sponsored by the Leadership Lynchburg's Economic Growth & Impact Team.Read More
What's Up, Doc? Chuck Jones and the Animation Art of Looney Toons® and Jere Real: 60 Years of Watercolors will be the featured exhibitions at the Daura Gallery March 12 - April 15 with an opening reception at 4 p.m. March 13.Read More
Hyun Lee, a nationally acclaimed tenor and a visiting scholar at Lynchburg College, will present a recital Sunday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall.
The program will feature Old American Songs by American composer Aaron Copland, Three Shakespeare Songs Op. 6 (based on excerpts from Twelfth Night and As You Like It) by English composer Roger Quilter, and "Maria" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. Hyunyoung Hwang, pianist, will accompany Lee.Read More
Applications are now being accepted for LC's Summer Reading Clinic for struggling readers in grades K-12. The five-week clinic will run June 18 - July 20 from 9:30 to 11 and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students wishing to apply must be recommended by their classroom teachers.
The cost of the clinic is $300, which will be due when a student is accepted into the program.Read More