News

Indian student here for research

Aakar Verma is a 21-year-old mechanical engineering student from New Delhi, India who loves sports. He found a paper on the Internet by LC's Dr. Eric Goff on the aerodynamics of a soccer ball, and emailed him. Their correspondence turned into a two-month research internship for Aakar this summer.

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Olsen featured in NCAA magazine

Olsen in Uganda at Anna's well

Women's soccer coach Todd Olsen is featured in the current NCAA Champion Magazine for his successes on the field and in Uganda.

Dr. Olsen has produced 16 winning seasons including 10 trips to the NCAA Tournament in the last 12 years. But much of his success has come in the form of giving back, and this summer he made his sixth trip to Uganda to help a struggling nation.

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Sing a song

A summer choral concert by the Lynchburg College Choral Union will be given on Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel to highlight the work of five graduate student conductors in the College's master of arts in music choral conducting program. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Virginia Private College Week

Rising high school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to Lynchburg College and 24 other institutions during Virginia Private College Week July 25 - 30. Students who visit three colleges during the week will receive special application fee waivers, a nearly $100 savings.

Lynchburg College, along with the other members of the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV), will host two daily programs for prospective students and their families.

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Remembering Anna

Anna WrightAnna Wright '11 died in a single-vehicle accident last summer, leaving behind grieving friends and teammates at Lynchburg College. They are keeping her memory alive by raising money to drill wells in northern Uganda.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 21, 2014
First Day of Class
Monday, September 1, 2014
12 p.m. Senior Symposium
Friday, September 5, 2014
7 p.m. Faculty piano recital
Monday, September 8, 2014 to Monday, December 8, 2014
Daura Gallery exhibitions
Monday, September 8, 2014
12 p.m. Senior Symposium

LC in the News

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.

The Beard Center's Annual Conference on Aging draws 400 participants. Read about it in The News & Advance.

The 2014 Commencement is featured in The News & Advance.

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.

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

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

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