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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 St. Lucia

LC's new program in St. Lucia sails through accreditation visit.

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Choral Union concert set for Oct. 18

LC Choral Union and Opera on the James will present benefit concert Oct. 18.

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LC Day 2014 to coincide with Homecoming

LC Day is Oct. 17 to coincide with Homecoming.

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Brophy, Miles to do Thornton reading

English professors Jessica Brophy and Wendy Miles will read from their work Oct. 15.

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German Film Festival

German films will be shown Oct. 13-15 to celebrate soccer.

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Lance Secretan to give Gifford Lecture

The author of "The Spark, the Flame, and the Torch," will give the 2014 Gifford Lecture Oct. 16.

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LC Theatre presents "The Liar"

"The Liar," a joyful comedy about a charming pathological liar, opens Thursday.

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Opportunities for Life: Discover, Connect, Achieve

The “Opportunities for life” message will be used consistently in the coming weeks and months on the website and in advertising, brochures, publications, visuals, and videos — all of which are aimed at sharing and celebrating the College’s distinctiveness, innovations, accomplishments, and plans for the future.

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Sarah Ellgass "makes most of every opportunity"

Sarah Ellgass ’15 bubbles over with enthusiasm for everything about LC.

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LC makes new College Choice list

Lynchburg College is ranked 33 in the new 2015 College Choice Ranking of Regional Universities – South.

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Parents & Family Weekend 2014

Two concerts highlight Parents & Family Weekend Sept. 19-21.

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DPT-Special Olympics Autumn Classic

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Virginia Special Olympics are teaming up for the Young Athletes Autumn Classic Sept. 20.

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LC earns music accreditation

The College has earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Saving a river in Costa Rica

Dr. Tom Shahady and LC students helped an activist preserve a river in Costa Rica.

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Criminology leaps to 101 majors

Criminology is gaining popularity since it started in 2008.

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One of “America’s Best Colleges”

U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2015" ranks Lynchburg College in the top tier of southern colleges and universities.

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Theatre professor chosen for international program

Geoffrey Kershner has been chosen for the “Chief Executive Program: Community and Culture.”

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Professors read from their work

English professors Chidsey Dickson and Laura Long will read from their work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 30, 2014
7 p.m. The Story of Elliot and Rosel Schewel
Friday, October 31, 2014
End of 10-week withdrawal period
Monday, November 3, 2014
12 p.m. Senior Symposium
10 p.m. Service of Remembrance
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
4:30 p.m. History seminar

LC in the News

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