The University of Lynchburg’s Master of Education in Pre-K-12 Administration and Supervision has been named an “Editor’s Top Pick” by Educational Leadership Degree, a website that helps connect educators with programs and resources that can help them advance in their careers.
2023 graduates urged to ‘lean into fear’ in pursuit of their dreams
Commencement exercises for the University of Lynchburg’s undergraduate Class of 2023 were held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, on Shellenberger Field. All told, 394 undergraduates — 203 Bachelor of Arts and 191 Bachelor of Science — received their diplomas.
Lynchburg DMSc program partners with PA Moms, offers tuition discount
The University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Medical Science program, or DMSc, has partnered with PA Moms, an inclusive, global organization that supports mothers in the PA medicine community.
Senior overcomes obstacles, thrives at Lynchburg and in life
Every year, Dr. Jimmy Roux gives out awards — think senior superlatives — to the students who go with him to New Orleans for his annual spring break service-learning trip. They range from the more serious “NOLA Spirit Award” and “Service MVP” to the tongue-in-cheek “T-Mobile Customer of the Year” for a student who spent a lot of time texting.
Westover, double major wins Hill Award
Alana Compton ’23 has been named the winner of the 2023 Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award. The award, one of the University of Lynchburg’s highest honors for undergraduate students, was presented on Friday, April 14, during the annual academic awards ceremony.
Westover Fellow to teach English in Germany
A University of Lynchburg history major and Westover Honors Fellow has been awarded a grant through the U.S. Fulbright Student Program to teach English in Germany. Rick Smallshaw ’23, a Lynchburg, Virginia, resident with minors in medieval and Renaissance studies and German, will leave for Germany in mid-September.
Lynchburg’s Model UN team named ‘Distinguished Delegation’ at national simulation
The University of Lynchburg’s Model UN delegation, representing the Republic of Ireland, has once again won the Distinguished Delegation Award.
Lynchburg students recognized for scholarship at 2023 Virginia Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference
University of Lynchburg students took three awards at the 2023 Virginia Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, hosted by Lynchburg’s Department of History on Saturday, April 1.
At Lynchburg, everything added up for veteran and former truck driver
It’s fair to say that the first time he met Dr. David Murphy, Tommy Meyers ’14 made a big impression. It was the fall of 2012 when Meyers, a 6-foot-4-inch-tall U.S. Army veteran and former truck driver in his mid-40s, stopped by to see Murphy about one of his classes.
Lynchburg group explores India’s culture, religions, and monkeys
Growing up, two animals scared Madysen Buckley ’23 most: spiders and monkeys. As luck would have it — or not — the international relations and security studies major encountered plenty of the latter during a recent study abroad trip to India.