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SOBE climbs to No. 10 in nation

The School of Business and Economics ranks 10th in the nation in "Leadership Excellence" magazine.

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President Garren honored by Roanoke College

President Kenneth R. Garren received the Roanoke College Medal Friday.

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LC Choral Union to perform "Penitential Hymns"

The LC Choral Union will present a spring concert, “Penitential Hymns,” Saturday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m.

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Relay for Life 2014

LC's 11th Annual Relay for Life raises $22,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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English professor publishes first novel

Dr. Laura Long's first novel, "Out of Peel Tree," has been published by West Virginia University Press.

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LC takes four awards at Model UN 2014

LC students won four awards at the National Model United Nations 2014 in New York City March 30-April 3.

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Morwood to present two religion lectures

Michael Morwood, resident theologian at the Kirkridge Retreat Center, will present lectures April 6 and 7.

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Novelist Maud Casey to read from work

Maud Casey, spring Thornton Reader, will give a reading Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. in the Daura Gallery.

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Criminology students watch crimes in real time

An investigator with the Internet Crimes Task Force in Bedford County visits Dan Murphy’s “victimology” class.

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Senior’s song on Top 50 independent list

Singer-songwriter Eddy Faulkner ’14 has a new original single, "I Won't Give Up."

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Students raise $22k for St. Baldrick's

A total of 103 students and staff had their heads shaved March 21 to raise $22,558 for St. Baldrick’s.

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Pop art and the Renaissance

Pop art and the Renaissance are the subject of a lecture by Dr. George R. Bent on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood.

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Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Dr. Michael Kimmel, world-renown scholar on men, will give a lecture on "Guyland" on April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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Red Letter Day set for April 9

Student Scholar Showcase, a picnic in the Dell, and senior assessments highlight Red Letter Day on April 9.

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Gifts for Gulu runs to support Ugandan people

The seventh annual Gifts for Gulu 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Runs will be March 29.

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National Champion!

Tom Sippie won the 400-meter race in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship.

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Dr. Guynes named health education professional of the year

Dr. Charlotte Guynes received the College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award.

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Co-creator of #HipHopEd to give Schewel lecture

Dr. Christopher Emdin, co-creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, will give the Schewel lecture March 20 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom.

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Men win 17th straight ODAC title

The men's track and field team won the ODAC Indoor title for the 17th consecutive time.

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Vietnamese, Dutch scholars visit

Computer science professors from Vietnam and the Netherlands visited LC in late February.

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“How the Losers Love What’s Lost”

Patrick Ryan Frank, Spring 2014 Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work March 19.

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LC Theatre presents "Woyzeck"

"Woyzeck" is a dark play, but LC students hope it will help shine a light on Syria.

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English professor visits from China

Meihong Jiang, visiting professor from Foshan University in China, is thrilled to be in an English-speaking country.

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Nature as art

Nick Shelton’s love of wildlife and nature shows up in his artwork.

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Early learning makes a difference

Each Tuesday morning two- to five-year-olds rush through the door in Brewer Townhouse for play.

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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.