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John Reilly

Commencement 2012

Marketing consultant John P. Reilly '86 will be the commencement speaker during LC's graduation exercises at 10 a.m. May 12.

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Hello, Dolly!

Lynchburg College students and faculty will perform in the Academy of Fine Arts musical theatre production of Hello, Dolly! May 4-6 and May 12.

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MS Walk

MS Walk this Saturday

The annual MS Walk is this Saturday in the Dell with registration at 9 a.m. in Schewel Hall.

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Buckingham breaks records

Lesley Buckingham '12 scored six goals and assisted on five to break two school records for the women's lacrosse team.

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Men's track team

Fourth Straight Championship

The men's track and field team won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championship Saturday.

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Two spring concerts on tap

LC instrumental and choral ensembles will perform on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, both at 7:30 p.m.

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Art by Lauren Dalton '12

Seniors exhibit art

The Annual Student Art and Thesis Exhibition will be in the Daura Gallery through May 11.

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Earth Day 2012

Join us for lunch in the cafeteria today as we celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day.

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Dave Smith

Justice for People with Disabilities

Dr. J. David Smith, who started the special education program at LC, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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James McQuillan

Halo director to speak

James McQuillan '84, director of visual identity at Bungie, maker of the video game Halo, will give a talk on Monday.

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Westover Hall

Welcome Back for Westover

April 20-22 is Westover Alumni Society Weekend 2012 for members of the classes of 1927-1971 and their guests.

The classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, and 1967 will celebrate their class reunions and the 2012 Alumni Awards will be presented Saturday, April 21, at the Westover Alumni Society Dinner.

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Ron Coleman

Reading at Riverviews

Dr. Casey Clabough and graduate student Ron Coleman '06 will read from their works at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Riverviews Artspace.

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Relay for Life 2012

Dwayne Jones '13 has not missed a Relay for Life since the fifth grade, which is all the more remarkable since he wasn't supposed to make it to fifth grade.

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Dylan Hoff in lacrosse gear

Hoff breaks school record

Senior Dylan Hoff broke the school career point record April 11 with 229 points for the third-ranked men's lacrosse team.

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Serious about Syria

Students sporting green and black armbands will be spreading the word during lunch Friday in the cafeteria and Westover that Syrian President Bashar Hafez al-Assad must go.

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Medieval expert headed to Oxford

Dr. Elza Tiner, professor of English and Latin, was one of twenty academics selected worldwide to participate in the "Rhetoric in the 21st Century" Rhetoric Symposium at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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Choral Union turns 10

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the LC Choral Union will offer a free concert, Many Voices of Our World, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel.

"This is our gift to the community," said Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music and founding conductor of the Choral Union.

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LC Day 2012

Join in the interactive fun on LC Day on Wednesday as we celebrate the myriad classes and extracurricular events that students enjoy in a typical day.

You can post photos or short videos directly to LC's Facebook page or photos on Pinterest.

You may also send your photos to the Office of College Communications and Marketing at ccm@lynchburg.edu. If you want to Tweet, use the hashtag: #LCDay.

We will also have a Dipity Timeline linked from our website of the day's events in real time.

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Student Scholar Showcase 2012

Students tackle such topics as mountaintop removal during the Student Scholar Showcase April 11.

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Model UN 2012

LC's delegation, representing New Zealand, won a Distinguished Delegation award and two Outstanding Position Paper awards at the 2012 National Model UN simulation in New York City.

Sixteen students participatied in the vigorous academic simulation of the United Nations in New York City April l-5 and received a briefing from New Zealand's ambassador to the UN.

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Leading by example

The School of Business and Economics (SOBE) was recently ranked No. 29 in the nation by Leadership Excellence magazine for its leadership development activities.

A list of the top 49 educational institutions can be found at 2011 - 2012 Top Leadership Development Programs. Lynchburg College is the only Virginia institution in the Top 30; SOBE shared this honor with business schools at University of Michigan, Harvard, MIT, Northwestern, University of Pennsylvania, and Duke.

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Excellence in teaching business

Dr. Eric S. Kyper, assistant professor of management information systems, has received the 2012 C. Raine Sydnor Sr. Professorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Business.

Dr. Kyper teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems and business statistics. Awarded the PhD by the University of Rhode Island, he taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock before joining the Lynchburg College faculty in 2008. 

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Scholarships for Leaders

Nigel C. Word '14 has received a 2012-2013 VFIC/Altria Leadership Scholarship administered by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

Word is a business administration major with a minor in communications with an emphasis on social influence from Gretna, Va.

Tristan L. Boysaw '13, an accounting major from Wytheville, Va., received the scholarship last year.

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"The Laramie Project"

LC Theatre will present The Laramie Project April 12 - 15 in Dillard Theatre. The Laramie Project was written by Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project following the kidnapping, beating, and death of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming who was attacked because he was gay.

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LC in the News

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