James F. Parker, CEO and vice chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines from 2001 through 2004, will deliver the Richard P. Gifford Lecture in Business Ethics on October 17 at 7 p.m. in the Hall Campus Center Memorial Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.
In his talk, Doing the Right Thing, Parker will discuss the impact of organizational culture and values on corporate profitability.Read More
John Henry González Duque, a presenter for Witness for Peace from Colombia, will speak at 10 and again at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall. The talk is sponsored by the Chaplain's Office, the Bennett Lecture Series, and the Dean of Students Office.Read More
The words "world peace" evoke images of beauty pageant contestants expressing a naïve dream, but one former soldier believes world peace is actually possible.Read More
A Grammy-nominated singer and nationally known comedienne will perform for National Coming Out Day at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in Snidow Chapel at Lynchburg College. The event is free and open to the public.Read More
Adam Davies, Fall Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work September 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
Read all about Davies in The Burg.Read More
David Swanson, author, blogger, activist, and former press secretary to U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, will deliver a Senior Symposium lecture, The Strangest Dream: When the World Banned War, at noon Monday in Memorial Ballroom.Read More
Parents and families of LC students will have an opportunity to share in the LC experience this weekend during the College's annual Parents and Family Weekend event. A wide variety of activities will be held including athletic games, concerts, celebrations of student achievements, receptions, social events, and church services.Read More
Ryan Beale '13 still likes to tell the lacrosse team to "Get tough," though he has had to get tough in a whole new way.
Ryan now offers the lacrosse team encouragement from a wheelchair, after an automobile crash his junior year left him paralyzed from the chest down. The wreck occurred Oct. 17, 2009 while he was at home in Suffolk, Va., for fall break.Read More
U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2012" ranks Lynchburg College in the top tier of southern colleges and universities that offers a full range of undergraduate programs and master's degrees in the "Best Regional Universities" category.
This is the eighth consecutive year that Lynchburg College has been ranked as a top-tier regional institution. LC was ranked 32nd, up eight spaces from 2011. Only nine Virginia schools are included in the top tier.Read More
Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music and director of graduate studies in music, will hold a day-long choral workshop on Saturday for area high school singers, ending with a free public concert at 5 p.m.Read More
Lynchburg College is on the 2012 list of Military Friendly Schools compiled by G.I. Jobs. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.Read More
Paul Chappell, author of Will War Ever End?: A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century,will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall. A book signing will follow.Read More
Lynchburg College was named one of "America's Coolest Schools" by the Sierra Club for its environmental efforts, one of only five Virginia colleges and universities named to the list.
The fifth annual "America's Coolest Schools" issue rates colleges and universities according to their environmental practices, green initiatives, and caliber of sustainability-oriented education.Read More
As the number of humans hits 7 billion this year, it's a good time to study population, the theme for this year's Senior Symposium.
The Earth had fewer than 1 billion in 1800, 3 billion in 1960, and 6 billion as recently 1999. By 2050, it's expected that there will be 9 billion humans.
Already 1 billion are malnourished or starving. Can such numbers be sustained? The discussion begins Monday.
All lectures are at noon in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.Read More