Student Opportunities

Honor Societies

The opportunities for leadership experiences are reflected in the numerous College service and academic honors received by education students in recent years. Kappa Delta Pi, the national education honor society, complements the academic program of the school.

Conferences

Student development funds are available to attend and present at conferences.

Claytor Nature Study Center

The School of Education science method classes use the outdoor areas and laboratory at Claytor Nature Study Center.

Sommerville Scholar

Leslie Harris, education major, was named the Sommerville Scholar of 2008, the highest academic award given by Lynchburg College.

Honors in Major

The School is committed to helping students complete Honors in our majors. Download and complete the application for honors if you wish to apply.

St. Lucia Study Abroad

Our education students have participated the last few years in a summer study abroad in St. Lucia, helping pre-school students.

Career Opportunities

We are committed to the successful career placement of our graduates. LC students are supported in their job search efforts by staff in the Career Development Center as well as by faculty. The College sponsors a variety of activities on campus to facilitate the successful launching of careers. Most notably, a jobs fair specifically for those interested in the field of education is held each spring.

Our graduates are well-represented throughout the human services fields. Job placement data indicate that our students fill positions throughout the region in elementary, middle, secondary, and special education and in counseling and administration. Through the interstate reciprocity agreement with forty-five states and the District of Columbia, our graduates find fulfilling positions throughout the nation.

Numerous graduates have been honored as outstanding teachers in their districts (e.g., teacher of the year). Graduates are included in the ranks of superintendents, principals, facility and agency directors, program supervisors, and college professors. 

You can search for various jobs at: www.teachers-teachers.com/virginia or www.southernteachers.com.