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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 31, 2015
8 a.m. Winter Open House
7:30 p.m. James String Quartet concert
Monday, February 2, 2015
12 p.m. “Let’s get rich”
Thursday, February 5, 2015
7 p.m. Financial Aid Workshop
Friday, February 6, 2015
End of 3-week withdrawal period - Spring

LC in the News

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.