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LC ranks high in National Survey of Student Engagement 2014

LC ranks well above the national average of colleges and universities in student engagement, according to the 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement.

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Wilkins publishes first book of poetry

Allison Wilkins, assistant professor of English, has published her first book Girl Who by CW Books.

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Dr. Crim selected for Holocaust seminar

Dr. Brian E. Crim has been selected to participate in a seminar at the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.

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LC makes President’s Service Honor Roll 2014

About 700 LC students contributed 69,170 hours of community service in 2012-13.

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Christmas at Sandusky

Santa will be at Historic Sandusky for its 11th annual Christmas Open House from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 13.

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Women's soccer makes us proud

Lady Hornets win national championship!

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Study abroad from Central and South America to Europe

More than 60 students will have study abroad experiences in Chile, Costa Rica, Greece and Italy during the January 2015 term.

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Bagherpour wins ELITE 89 Award

Samantha Bagherpour '17 made LC history by winning the school's first ELITE 89 award at the NCAA Division III Soccer Championship Banquet.

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Music for Festive Occasions

The LC Orchestra, Wind Symphony and James String Quartet present their annual holiday concert Thursday and Friday.

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Choral Union to present "Messiah"

The LC Choral Union and Chamber Orchestra will present the 12th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at E.C. Glass.

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Students earn two awards at EU Simulation

LC students received two of the eight awards presented at the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C.

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From Hobbs to Harvard

Katarina “Katie” Stoffers ’15 spent 12 weeks this past summer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

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Lynchburg Athletics partners with ESPN Radio

The athletic department is partnering with ESPN Radio on a deal that will broadcast men's and women's basketball and men's lacrosse.

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Four LC grads receive nursing awards

Four LC graduates are recipients of Centra’s 2014 Excellence in Nursing Award.

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"Insights from Inside"

LC Theatre’s production of "Insights from Inside" is set for Nov. 13-16.

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LC to honor veterans

Lynchburg College will honor U.S. military veterans at several events on Tuesday, November 11.

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2014

The annual Poverty Conference will kick off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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LC offers tuition assistance to special education teachers

The College is offering significant tuition assistance to special education teachers who work with children with disabilities.

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Concert Choir on tour

The Concert Choir is going on tour, presenting fall concerts in Tidewater and Central Virginia.

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LC students plant rain garden

LC is installing a $65,000 biofilter and rain garden that will help protect Blackwater Creek and the James River.

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Dr. Paula Youra writes book on Schewels

"Vowed to Justice: The Story of Elliot and Rosel Schewel," written by Dr. Paula Youra, is the subject of a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.

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LC hosts kids for Halloween

LC is sponsoring a Monster Bash and Campus Trick or Treat from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Wake Field House.

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Dr. Gary Phillips ’71 to give lecture

Dr. Gary A. Phillips ’71 will give a public lecture, "More Than the Jews … His Blood be Upon All the Children: Biblical Violence, Genocide, and Responsible Reading" on Tuesday.

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Public meeting on College Lake dam set

The City of Lynchburg and Lynchburg College will hold a joint meeting on Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m. on the College Lake dam study.

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LC offers free community health clinic

Lynchburg College’s doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program has established the LC Community Health Clinic for uninsured and underinsured residents of Central Virginia.

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LC in the News

Dr. Eric Goff is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the shooting technique of NBA player Stephen Curry.

Our women's soccer team wins the National Champsionship! The News & Advance and WSET.

The College makes efforts to approve sex education and reduce sexual assault. Check this front-page News & Advance story and WSET story.

Dr. Tom Bowman and student research head impacts among lacrosse and soccer players: News & Advance.

Ater 28 years, Dr. Ken West writes his farewell column.

LC Theatre's production of Insights from Inside is featured on WSET and in The News & Advance.

Frank Whitehouse, professor of management, is quoted in this front page story on B&W.

Check out coverage of the public meeting on College Lake dam: The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

The opening of the Drysdale Student Center is covered by The News & Advance, WSET and WDBJ7.

Dr. Laura Henry-Stone talks about the need for more local environmental advocacy in this News & Advance story.

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