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
A former police officer in Baton Rouge, La., writer Laurie Lynn Drummond will read from her work Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium. Drummond is the spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence at LC.Read More
Five LC students participated in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) 13th annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on February 12-13, on the campus of Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va.
The Lynchburg College team competed against other highly qualified student teams from Virginia's 15 leading independent colleges and universities, debating a variety of case studies highlighting campus-based dilemmas under the title, "Ethics and Integrity in Campus Relationships."Read More
Lynchburg College will offer registered nurses the opportunity to pursue the master of science in nursing (MSN) without having first completed a bachelor's degree. The RN to MSN Pathway program will begin in the fall of 2012 and is the first in Central Virginia.Read More
"When it comes to saving electricity and water, everyone wins." That's the crux of a national "green" contest beginning this week, according to graduate assistant Rachel Montgomery, who is organizing student efforts to compete against colleges nationwide.
Check out local media coverage on WSET.Read More
A one-woman show and a panel discussion are highlights of the College's Black History Month observances.
"dun been thru it"
The Office of International and Multicultural Services and the Black Student Association presents Royal Shiree in "dun been thru it," a one-woman play, on Monday, February 13 at 7 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium.Read More
The Lynchburg College Wind Symphony and Orchestra will present "Night at the Movies" February 23-24 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. Dr. Oeida Hatcher, dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, will conduct.
Music from the films JFK, Forrest Gump, 1941, Paradise Road, and others will highlight the concert. Free tickets are required; call the Music Office at 544.8344.Read More
Lynchburg College Theatre will present The Miss Firecracker Contest, a two-act play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Beth Henly, February 23-26 in the Dillard Theatre. Nan Kordos is the director.Read More
Dr. Neal Sumerlin, professor of chemistry and director of the Belk Observatory, will be a guest speaker at Lynchburg's first annual "Celebration of Darwin Week," February 5 - 9.
Darwin Week is the brainchild of Don Manning, a retired engineer who was inspired by a similar event he attended in Charleston, S.C. The goal is to spark a dialogue about evolution through a lecture series by professors from Lynchburg College, Sweet Briar College, Central Virginia Community College and the Virginia University of Lynchburg.Read More
Seniors Emily Pfeiffer and Natalie Armel are representing Lynchburg College as George C. Marshall Undergraduate Scholars. As members of the Marshall Scholarship program, the students will do research using primary materials from 20th-century diplomatic/military history and political affairs and will write papers based on their findings.Read More
The School of Business and Economics at Lynchburg College, in conjunction with the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted the spring Economic Outlook Conference on February 1.Read More
Randi Pupkin '84, executive director of Art with a Heart, will be the keynote speaker for Lynchburg College's Anderson Leadership Conference on February 11 in Schewel Hall.Read More
From the depths of the oceans to cyberspace, from our neighbor to the south to the Pacific Rim- you will not want to miss these topics of the 2012 Great Decisions Lecture Series that continues every Thursday afternoon in February.
Experts in these areas will speak on challenges facing the world that the Foreign Policy Association sees as some of the most significant and far-reaching for 2012. This year's talks will feature State of the Oceans, Drug Wars in Mexico, Indonesia and Cybersecurity.Read More
The duo of Zara Lawler, flutist, and Paul J. Fadoul, marimbist, will perform Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall. The duo offers audiences arrangements of classics to newly written pieces for their unusual instrumentation, and even includes a few one-act plays.Read More
The College has screened 470 athletes this year for heart risk thanks to two electrocardiogram (ECG) machines donated to LC by the Cardiovascular Group of the CENTRA Stroobants Heart Center.
The machines were donated in memory of LC freshman Adam Seymour, whose heart failed less than an hour into the first men's soccer practice of the 2010-11 season. Adam collapsed during a 1.5-mile run, was given CPR, and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. He was pronounced dead three days later.Read More
How European Is It? Piano Repertoire with a Nationalistic Flair is the subject of the Fifth Annual Esther C. Olin Lecture Recital Series on Piano Performance at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in Sydnor Performance Hall.Read More
"Why Planned Parenthood?" was the subject of the first Senior Symposium lecture of the semester on Monday, Jan. 23 at noon in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.
Joan MacCallum, president of the Lynchburg League of Women Voters, and David Nova, director of strategic initiatives for Planned Parenthood Health Systems, were the guest speakers.Read More
Voices in Peril: Music of the Holocaust is a performance and lecture featuring Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, on Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.Read More
For the third year in a row, LC students are participating in a program aimed at fostering inclusion and ending discrimination. About 45 students and five faculty and staff will attend this program from Jan. 11-14 at Eagle Eyrie Retreat Center in Bedford County.Read More
Dr. Virgil A. Wood, a leading figure during the Civil Rights movement, will be the guest speaker Jan. 16 at LC's annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 6 p.m. in Snidow Chapel. Dr. Wood will speak on Martin Luther King Jr., the Organic Scholar: Engagement at the Intersection of Theory and Practice.Read More
The Hornets won three Old Dominion Athletic Conference championships in the fall, placing Lynchburg College first among ODAC schools in the 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. LC was the second highest ranked school in Virginia and was 44th nationally out of 185 D-III schools that made it to the NCAA championships. There are 436 D-III schools.
Two LC athletes were also named All-Americans.
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