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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

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.

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