The University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center has a new director. Jennifer Wills, who holds degrees in biology, law, and natural resources, will start on June 1. She replaces interim director Dr. Laura Henry-Stone.
University of Lynchburg Commencement festivities culminated this past weekend in a series of graduate ceremonies. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Friday evening’s master’s ceremony was moved indoors.
For the first time in two years, the University of Lynchburg celebrated Baccalaureate entirely in person. The ceremony, which was also livestreamed, took place on Wednesday afternoon in Snidow Chapel.
Former communication studies major Mark Brown ’95 is the winner of the Dave Boss Award of Excellence for his entry into the 54th annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. His photo, “Backlit Backup,” was selected as the Photograph of the Year for the 2021 National Football League season.
The University of Lynchburg will welcome hundreds of middle and high school students later this month. From May 23-26, the University will host Beacon of Hope’s 8th Grade College and Career Readiness Symposium. On May 24, local high school students will attend Health Sciences Day at Lynchburg.
April 7 was a rainy day, but that didn’t stop the community from coming together and supporting the University of Lynchburg’s 2022 GiveDay. In all, 1,440 donors gave more than $280,000, easily surpassing the University’s goal of 1,119 donors for 119 years of Lynchburg history.
A number of students were recognized at the 2022 Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 22, in Turner Gymnasium.
Mallory Yowell ’22 is the recipient of the Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award. The honor was announced at the 2022 Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 22, in Turner Gymnasium.
The University of Lynchburg and Lynchburg Tomorrow, a University-led community initiative, will offer a free leadership development workshop this summer to eligible students from two local high schools.
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate the Class of 2022 over several days, with Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 19-21.