News

Witness for Peace 2012

A Mexican activist will speak at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on October 5.

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Computer science major named top scholar

Brandon Gannicott ’13 has been named the 2012 Sommerville Scholar.

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Help Wanted: Female

Sara Pritchard, Fall Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from her work Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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Project Green Challenge

Check out senior McLane Grow's "Red Goes Green" blog.

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A world with fewer weapons

Stephanie Fedrigo ’13 has spent her last three summers working for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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One Million Bones

Students in Mona Williams’ sculpture class started the semester making human bones from clay.

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Military Friendly

Lynchburg College is on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools compiled by G.I. Jobs.

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America's Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report again ranks LC in the top tier of the "Best Regional Universities."

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Schubert and Schumann

Guest faculty tenor Robert Bracey and pianist Karen Beres will perform Saturday.

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Trying to save salmon

Pat Ferrer ’13 worked in Alaska to study the collapsing salmon population.

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Interning with the Washington Capitals

A hockey fan since childhood, Cassie Phillips ’13, spent the summer in D.C.

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Fall exhibitions at Daura Gallery

Illustrations from "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" are at the Daura Gallery.

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Get!Downtown

Get!Downtown is designed to celebrate and showcase Downtown Lynchburg.

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"Sticking" with Patrick Dougherty

Jennifer Watlington ’13 spent three weeks working with an internationally known artist.

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Tires and tiles

All 530 first-year students participated in a day of service to start the year.

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An internship down under

Sarah Koehn ’13 spent her summer as an athletic training intern for Australian football.

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Class of 2016 arrives

About 530 first-year students and a record 102 transfers begin classes on Aug. 23.

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LC one of Best 377 Colleges

Lynchburg College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education.

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Get on the bus

Students, faculty, and staff can ride GLTC buses throughout the city at no charge.

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Alum at the Olympics

Ashley Stern '09, pictured with Michael Phelps, was an athletic trainer for the Cayman Islands swim team at the London Olympics.

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Paddling into college

Fourteen first-year students will spend Aug. 16-20 paddling along the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia coasts.

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Predicting Olympic performances

How do physicists predict the winning times of Olympians or the Tour de France? One LC student learned this summer with Dr. Eric Goff.

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Roller coasters and solar ovens

Thirteen middle-school girls designed roller coasters and baked pizza in a solar oven of their own making at LC's first STEM camp.

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Caitlin Flathers

International pentathlete

When Caitlin Flathers graduated from LC in 2009, she was gunning for the 2012 Olympics.

“I didn’t quite make it as far as I had hoped … but I’m pretty impressed with myself for making it to the trials,” she said.

Caitlin FlathersHer quest to make it to London came to an end in March, when she ended up fifth overall in the U.S. women’s pentathlon — a grueling combination of running, swimming, horse jumping, shooting, and fencing.

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Mike Solontoi

The Stargazer

Dr. Michael Solontoi, the director of the Belk Observatory, sees lots of stars in his future.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
1 p.m. "Taking risks in teaching writing"
Friday, March 6, 2015
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Saturday, March 7, 2015 to Sunday, March 15, 2015
Midterm vacation - Spring
Friday, March 13, 2015
Fearless Caregiver Conference

LC in the News

The Beard Center’s upcoming caregivers conference is featured in The News & Advance.

Patty Carroll’s photographs, now in the Daura Gallery, are the subject of the lead story in The Burg.

President Garren no longer supports attempts to save College Lake, as reported by WDBJ7.

Dr. Tom Bowman has been doing some serious research on the lack of safety in lacrosse helmets and the media is noticing: 24sevenlax.com, Baltimore Sun, New York Times.

Dr. Eric Goff is asked about underinflating balls in the NFL: NPR, The Smithsonian, and many more.

Life along College Lake could change. Dr. Laura Henry-Stone tells what it’s like now. This News & Advance story was also picked up by the Washington Times and San Francisco Gate.

Dr. Eric Goff is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the shooting technique of NBA player Stephen Curry.

Our women's soccer team wins the National Champsionship! The News & Advance and WSET.

The College makes efforts to approve sex education and reduce sexual assault. Check this front-page News & Advance story and WSET story.

Dr. Tom Bowman and student research head impacts among lacrosse and soccer players: News & Advance.

Ater 28 years, Dr. Ken West writes his farewell column.

LC Theatre's production of Insights from Inside is featured on WSET and in The News & Advance.

Frank Whitehouse, professor of management, is quoted in this front page story on B&W.

Check out coverage of the public meeting on College Lake dam: The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

The opening of the Drysdale Student Center is covered by The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

Dr. Laura Henry-Stone talks about the need for more local environmental advocacy in this News & Advance story.

Dr. Roger Jones is the Central Virginia Person of the Week.

Lance Secretan, the Gifford Lecturer, was featured in The News & Advance.

College Lake Dam is the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Learn more in The News & Advance and on WSET.

Bob Driskill explains what we do to keep our students safe: The News & Advance.

The Lynchburg College Community Health Clinic is up and running: The News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET.

Dr. Tom Shahady and two alumni help save a river in Costa Rica. Check this front-page story.