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Break the Chains

April 15-20 has been dubbed “Human Trafficking Awareness Week: Break the Chains” at Lynchburg College.

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Campbell to give Shumate Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell will present two lectures in Lynchburg on April 7 and 8.

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Climate scientist Michael Mann to speak

Climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann will present "Dire predictions: Understanding global warming" April 8.

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Scruggs receives ACE Award

Denise Scruggs, director of the Beard Center on Aging, is the 2013 recipient of the VCU Department of Gerontology's ACE Award.

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LC to offer behavior analysis classes

LC has been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to offer graduate level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis.

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Relay for Life 2013

Dean John Eccles has volunteered to dye himself and his beard purple at LC’s 10th Annual Relay for Life.

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Senior to attend writing institute

Diana Clark '13, a senior English major, has been accepted into the New York State Summer Writers Institute.

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Memorial service set for Pete Warren

Dr. D.L. "Pete" Warren, one of the most beloved members of the Lynchburg College community, died March 22.

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Model UN delegation takes six awards

Nineteen LC students won numerous awards at the 2013 National Model UN.

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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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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 19, 2014
6 p.m. Passover Seder
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/19
Sunday, April 20, 2014
7 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service
3 p.m. InFaith (IF) Service - 4/20
4:30 p.m. Easter Mass

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.