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Professor’s book featured

Dr. Jeri Watts' book, "Kizzy Ann Stamps," is one of 23 books on the Girls of Summer list.

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Dean with a dream

Nigel Word '14 has developed a "Dean with a dream" bobblehead, arriving this fall.

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Virginia Private College Week July 28-Aug. 2

Rising high school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to Lynchburg College during Virginia Private College Week July 28-Aug. 2.

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Panama research in full swing

Biology majors Daniel Clement ’14 and Anna Ledin ’16 are working with Dr. John Styrsky in Panama this summer.

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Opening and check-in begins Aug. 14

Students will soon be coming for the fall 2014 semester. All students should report to Schewel Hall for check-in.

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Junior awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Evelyn “Evy” Keeney-Ritchie ’16 is one of 50 students nationwide awarded a Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi.

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Summer concert features choral conducting graduate students

A summer choral concert will be held on July 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall.

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Collaborative research is a win/win

Chad Hobson '17 will assist Dr. John Eric Goff, professor of physics, with research this summer on the Tour de France.

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College Lake Dam study underway

Surveyors, engineers, and environmental scientists are gathering information about the condition of College Lake and College Lake Dam.

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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