The Daura Gallery currently features four exhibitions, including "John Cage: Zen Ox-Herding Pictures"; "Chinese & Japanese Artifacts from the Collection"; "Antonio Carbonati: Engravings of Rome"; and "Pierre Daura: Portraits and Self-Portraits."
John Cage: Zen Ox-Herding Pictures
Through October 7Read More
As part of their introduction to LC during Welcome Week, more than 500 freshmen performed volunteer service throughout Lynchburg Tuesday. Volunteerism is an integral part of the LC experience.
Students worked at several locations including:
Lynchburg Department of Parks & Recreation
Old City CemeteryRead More
As a result of action taken by the School of Business and Economics faculty, new and updated academic programs will make it possible for students to pursue multiple areas of study within SOBE, giving them the opportunity to enter the job market with an even broader range of skills and knowledge.Read More
This semester and next, Dr. Ira Kaufman will teach students how to professionally leverage social media like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Offered for the first time last spring, the Social Media Marketing class (MKTG 398C) takes a hands-on interactive approach to building critical job skills. Working with a variety of real businesses, students learn to strategize, implement, and evaluate digital marketing strategies.Read More
The LC campus is busy with new and returning students getting ready for a new semester.Read More
Students, faculty, and staff can ride the Greater Lynchburg Transit Co. (GLTC) buses throughout the city at no charge with a valid college ID again this year.
This program, which began in the fall of 2010, is aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of the campus community as it continues its second Year of Sustainability. Last year, members of the LC community boarded GLTC buses more than 10,000 times.Read More
LC has gained approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to launch an EdD in Leadership Studies degree this fall with 27 students in the first cohort.
The EdD is the College's second doctoral level program, following the debut of the doctor of physical therapy last fall.Read More
Zane Barrick '12 spent a week in St. Lucia this summer - not lounging on the beach, but doing research with Dr. Sabita Manian, professor of international relations.Read More
More than 200 student leaders were scattered throughout Lynchburg Wednesday doing volunteer work as part of the John G. Eccles Leadership Summit.
Check out coverage in today's News & Advance and on WDBJ7.Read More
A record 130 incoming freshmen are attending LC's Summer Transition Program (STP) Aug. 12-17 to get a jump-start on adjusting to college life.
The College began the program in 1987 to aid students of diverse ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds in making a successful transition to college. In recent years, the College has expanded the program to include, first-generation college students and those who are Pell-Grant eligible.Read More
Over the summer, the College continued its energy improvements with the installation of solar tubes on the roof of Montgomery Hall to heat water throughout the freshman residence hall. The project should save $10,000 annually in water heating costs.
Lynchburg College saved nearly $225,000 in energy costs during the 2010-11 academic year compared to the previous year, thanks in large part to campus-wide retrofits completed as part of LC's commitment to reducing energy use.
The campus saved 7.1 million gallons of water or the equivalent of more than 20,000 flushes per day and 5.5 million flushes during the nine-month period. Not all the savings come from toilets, however. Low-flow showerheads and faucets, as well as "smart" irrigation systems also decreased water usage.Read More
The Cabell Brand Center for Global Poverty and Resource Sustainability Studies is now offering four $1,000 college scholarships, including the Sheila and Ken Garren Scholarship to honor LC President Garren and his wife.
The 2012 scholarships are for students interested in studying courses and volunteering in programs "To Promote the Common Good" in any one of the three objective goals of the Cabell Brand Center:
• Poverty issues focusing on helping people to be self-reliant.Read More
Lynchburg College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review's 2012 edition, The Best 376 Colleges. Only about 15 percent of the 2,500 four-year colleges in America are selected for this guide.
The Princeton Review's rankings are based on its survey of 122,000 students at colleges included in the book. The 80-question survey asks students to rate their schools on several topics and report on their campus experiences at them.
About academics, LC students say:Read More
Chaplain Stephanie McLemore and Andrea Roth, Hillel coordinator, will be at the White House Wednesday for President Barack Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
"Andrea and I are excited to meet with other Spiritual Life leaders from around the country to talk about plans for the year and to hear from government officials about the role they expect us to play on college campuses toward encouraging service and interfaith dialogue," Rev. McLemore said.Read More