A popular, highly competitive scholarship program for aspiring teachers is coming to the University of Lynchburg this fall. Call Me MISTER is designed for male students from diverse, underserved, or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. The program includes a scholarship of $5,000 that is renewable each year.
Pronounced po-lay po-lay, this Swahili phrase means “slowly by slowly.” Oftentimes, it’s used by hikers summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to remind themselves to take the 19,341-foot climb one step at a time.
On Friday, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced additional appointments to his administration and boards. One of them is Dr. Owen Cardwell, who serves as the Rosel Schewel Distinguished Chair of Education and Human Development at the University of Lynchburg.
The University of Lynchburg’s state-approved licensure programs have received full national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. It’s the first time all state-approved licensure programs in the University’s College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling have gone through the CAEP accreditation process.
Dr. Jeremy M. Welsh has been named vice president of strategy, a newly established role at the University of Lynchburg, effective July 1. Welsh currently serves as associate provost and associate vice president of academic strategy, as well as dean of the College of Medical Science.
The University of Lynchburg will again participate in Virginia Private College Week, held July 17-22. During the weeklong event, 23 colleges in the state will offer sessions at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday and at 9 a.m. Saturday. Lynchburg’s Saturday session will serve as a comprehensive summer open house.
Claytor Nature Center has been awarded a Bedford Community Health Foundation grant for a new automated external defibrillator, or AED, to be installed in its education building.
First it was Brandon Pond. Then it was Wesley Arrington. Now it’s Zack Potts. The University of Lynchburg graduate student pitched the third consecutive complete game for the Hornets in the NCAA Division III baseball national championship Wednesday.
The University of Lynchburg baseball team won 7-1 Monday and punched its ticket to the NCAA Division III baseball national championship series.
After two wins at the 2023 NCAA Baseball Championship, the University of Lynchburg baseball team is just one game away from the championship series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.