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Novelist in the making

Sarah Lampkin '12 has already written two novels - including "Dead Dreamer: Freshman Year" - and is working on a third.

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Econ professor in The New York Times

Dr. Gerald Prante is quoted in The New York Times on a study he did with an LC student.

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LC student serves on Governor's Task Force

Jillian McGarrity '14 is the only college student on the Governor's Task Force of School and Campus Safety.

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Dr. Polloway named national fellow

Dr. Ed Polloway is to be named Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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Visiting Korean professor supports Student Center

Cheon Seog Rim, a visiting physics professor from Hannam University, LC’s sister school in Korea, contributed $500 to support the Student Center.

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Alumna to head leadership conference

Lori Evans Ermi ’85 will keynote the Anderson Leadership Conference Feb. 9.

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International Literary Award

Dr. Casey Clabough, associate professor of English, received the first Bangladesh International Literary Award.

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First African-American graduate speaks at MLK service

Helen Mundy Witt ’67, ’78 MEd, LC's first African-American graduate, spoke at the MLK service Jan. 21.

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Black History Month at LC

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and the son of a Negro Baseball League umpire are Black History Month speakers.

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First Bower Veterans Scholarship recipient

Army veteran Mike Mattox says he couldn't attend LC without the Bower Veterans Scholarship.

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Autism certificate program honored

LC's Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Program has been recognized for exemplary teaching and training.

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Men's soccer showcase set this weekend

The LC men's soccer team is set for its seventh annual and largest ever soccer showcase this weekend.

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Rome for the holidays

Eighteen LC students are in Rome to study “The Eternal City: Rome as Art.”

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LC closed for holidays

LC administrative offices will be closed December 24 through January 1, 2013.

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Top athletic program in Virginia

The field hockey, women's soccer, and men's cross country teams placed LC top in the state.

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Studying fish in the Virgin Islands

Ben Tumolo ’13 spent last summer in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where he conducted research on fish populations.

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Fundraising for St. Jude

LC students have raised a record $18,500 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Outside for 15 chilly nights

April Song '15 slept outside for 15 nights to better understand homelessness.

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LC in the News

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.

Dr. Joe Turek talks about the extreme poverty rate in Lynchburg and the bleak long-term economic outlook on WIQO's Morning Show.

President Kenneth Garren receives one of Lynchburg's Mayor's Awards of Excellence.

Dr. Eric Goff is interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered and The Takeaway about the physics involved in Olympic feats.

Nina Salmon is quoted in a New York Times story on Anne Spencer.

Rosel Schewel is honored for all her many labors of love at Lynchburg College and beyond: The News & Advance.

Dr. Eric Goff says cold weather will impact drag on the football during the Super Bowl in these New York Metro and Smithsonian Magazine articles.

Dr. Jack Toms '69 announces his retirement as athletic director after 35 years at LC: The News & Advance, WSET.

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

Construction of LC's new Student Center is page one news in The News & Advance.

The Chandler Eco-Lodge opens its doors at Claytor Nature Study Center. Check the story in The News & Advance.

LC's Doctor of Physical Therapy program continues to support Wheels on the James for children with disabilities. Check out front page coverage in The News & Advance.

Deborah Blanchard weighs in on protecting a school's brand in The News & Advance.

Doug and Elaine Hadden Drysdale have pledged $3 million toward the Student Center. Check The News & Advance.

Lillian Likes It, a new play developed for LC students, is featured in The Burg.

LC's Hunger and Homelessness Week is covered by The News & Advance and WSET.

Haitian student Ancito Etienne '17 is profiled in The News & Advance.

Eddy Faulkner '14 inks a record deal and is interviewed by WSET.

Dr. John Eric Goff is quoted in Scientific American on the soccer video game FIFA 14.

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, got her start at LC: WSET; The News & Advance.

Dr. Mike Solontoi was quoted extensively in this front page story on NASA's LADEE launch in The News & Advance.

President Kenneth Garren tackles the cost of a college education in this op-ed in Sunday's News & Advance.

LC is launching a new off-site program in St. Lucia, as described in this News & Advance article, which was picked up by the AP and The Washington Post.

All first-year students volunteer in the community as a way of getting to know their new home. Check TV coverage on WDBJ7 and WSET.