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Foreign Language Week, plus

The Modern & Classical Languages Department is celebrating Foreign Language Week March 26 – April 3.

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Moral intelligence subject of Gifford Lecture

Doug Lennick, CEO of Think2Perform, will give the Richard P. Gifford Lecture in Business Ethics April 3.

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Senior receives scholarship to writing institute

Adrienne Athanas '13 has been awarded a scholarship to the New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College.

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Bakken to give reading

Christopher Bakken, Spring Guest Reader, will read from his work March 27.

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Civil War historian James Robertson to speak at LC

Civil War historian James I. Robertson Jr. will speak at LC at 7:30 p.m. April 1.

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Schnur receives Sydnor award

Michael D. Schnur is the 2013 recipient of the Sydnor Professorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Business.

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Gifts for Gulu runs to support trauma center

The sixth annual Gifts for Gulu 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Runs will be March 23.

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At home in St. Lucia

After 10 years of providing programs in St. Lucia, LC plans to provide on-site courses on the island.

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Children's author to give Schewel Lecture

Award-winning children’s author Julia Cook will give the Schewel Lecture March 21.

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Cuba for spring break

Eight LC students will be heading to Cuba over spring break for study abroad.

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LC makes 2013 President's Service Honor Roll

About 700 LC students contributed 70,648 hours of community service in 2011-12.

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LC students raise record amount for cancer research

More than 70 LC students lost their locks to raise $13,336 for St. Baldrick’s.

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Blogs earn Top 10 spot

LC’s Red Chair Blogs were ranked 7th among college blogs by eLearnPortal.com for 2012.

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Award-winning designs

Seven art majors were honored at the 2013 Western Virginia ADDY Awards celebration.

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SOBE rises to 22

The School of Business and Economics has again been recognized by "Leadership Excellence" magazine.

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Poet to give reading

Joshua Kryah, spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work Thursday.

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Info session set on new PA program

LC will host an information session on its new physician assistant (PA) program Wednesday.

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MBA program achieves high rankings

"CEO Magazine" ranks LC’s MBA program among the top in the world.

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LC to stage "The Pajama Game"

LC Theatre will present the musical, "The Pajama Game," Feb. 28-March 3.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks

Douglas A. Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Slavery by Another Name," spoke Feb. 26.

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Concert: A Night at the Movies

The Wind Symphony and Orchestra will perform musical and movie favorites Thursday and Friday.

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"Stand Up That Mountain"

What would you do if one of your favorite mountains was threatened by a mining operation?

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Students debate "Ethics and Social Media"

Five LC students participated in the VFIC's 14th annual Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl Feb. 10-11.

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Earth and people friendly designs

How can people live happier, healthier lives by incorporating nature into their environments? Find out Feb. 23.

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The Claremont Trio to perform

The Claremont Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 in Sydnor Performance Hall.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
4:30 p.m. History seminar
7 p.m. Daura Gallery lecture on WWI
Thursday, October 23, 2014
5:30 p.m. Graduate studies information session
7 p.m. Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil
Friday, October 24, 2014
8 p.m. Observatory Open House 10/24

LC in the News

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.

LC students help pull nearly 40 tires out of Blackwater Creek. Check this News & Advance story.

Dr. Gerald Prante weighs in on Medicaid in this News & Advance story.

Twenty-five students from Nigeria are attending LC. Check this News & Advance story.

Our Doctor of Physical Therapy students are teaming up with Special Olympics for an Autumn Classic.

LC gets lots of coverage on its largest bequest ever: $5 million from Walter Ridgway Jr. '48: The News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET, WSLS, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Roanoke Times.

DPT professor Garry Gellert and students help a Paralympic canoeist prepare: The News & Advance.

Our new Physician Assistant program gets a $250,000 boost from Centra and lots of coverage: News & Advance, WDBJ-7, WSET, WSLS.

President Kenneth Garren is quoted prominently in this News & Advance story for his work to change a proposed college ranking system.

LC hosts Governor's School for Math, Science, and Technology each summer. Check this front-page story.

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.

LC is among the first colleges in Virginia to get 100 percent renewable electricity: WVTF, WDBJ7, The News & Advance