Dr. Neal Sumerlin, professor of chemistry and director of the Belk Observatory, will be a guest speaker at Lynchburg's first annual "Celebration of Darwin Week," February 5 - 9.
Darwin Week is the brainchild of Don Manning, a retired engineer who was inspired by a similar event he attended in Charleston, S.C. The goal is to spark a dialogue about evolution through a lecture series by professors from Lynchburg College, Sweet Briar College, Central Virginia Community College and the Virginia University of Lynchburg.Read More
Seniors Emily Pfeiffer and Natalie Armel are representing Lynchburg College as George C. Marshall Undergraduate Scholars. As members of the Marshall Scholarship program, the students will do research using primary materials from 20th-century diplomatic/military history and political affairs and will write papers based on their findings.Read More
The School of Business and Economics at Lynchburg College, in conjunction with the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted the spring Economic Outlook Conference on February 1.Read More
Randi Pupkin '84, executive director of Art with a Heart, will be the keynote speaker for Lynchburg College's Anderson Leadership Conference on February 11 in Schewel Hall.Read More
From the depths of the oceans to cyberspace, from our neighbor to the south to the Pacific Rim- you will not want to miss these topics of the 2012 Great Decisions Lecture Series that continues every Thursday afternoon in February.
Experts in these areas will speak on challenges facing the world that the Foreign Policy Association sees as some of the most significant and far-reaching for 2012. This year's talks will feature State of the Oceans, Drug Wars in Mexico, Indonesia and Cybersecurity.Read More
The duo of Zara Lawler, flutist, and Paul J. Fadoul, marimbist, will perform Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall. The duo offers audiences arrangements of classics to newly written pieces for their unusual instrumentation, and even includes a few one-act plays.Read More
The College has screened 470 athletes this year for heart risk thanks to two electrocardiogram (ECG) machines donated to LC by the Cardiovascular Group of the CENTRA Stroobants Heart Center.
The machines were donated in memory of LC freshman Adam Seymour, whose heart failed less than an hour into the first men's soccer practice of the 2010-11 season. Adam collapsed during a 1.5-mile run, was given CPR, and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. He was pronounced dead three days later.Read More
How European Is It? Piano Repertoire with a Nationalistic Flair is the subject of the Fifth Annual Esther C. Olin Lecture Recital Series on Piano Performance at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in Sydnor Performance Hall.Read More
"Why Planned Parenthood?" was the subject of the first Senior Symposium lecture of the semester on Monday, Jan. 23 at noon in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.
Joan MacCallum, president of the Lynchburg League of Women Voters, and David Nova, director of strategic initiatives for Planned Parenthood Health Systems, were the guest speakers.Read More
Voices in Peril: Music of the Holocaust is a performance and lecture featuring Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, on Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.Read More
For the third year in a row, LC students are participating in a program aimed at fostering inclusion and ending discrimination. About 45 students and five faculty and staff will attend this program from Jan. 11-14 at Eagle Eyrie Retreat Center in Bedford County.Read More
Dr. Virgil A. Wood, a leading figure during the Civil Rights movement, will be the guest speaker Jan. 16 at LC's annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 6 p.m. in Snidow Chapel. Dr. Wood will speak on Martin Luther King Jr., the Organic Scholar: Engagement at the Intersection of Theory and Practice.Read More
The Hornets won three Old Dominion Athletic Conference championships in the fall, placing Lynchburg College first among ODAC schools in the 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. LC was the second highest ranked school in Virginia and was 44th nationally out of 185 D-III schools that made it to the NCAA championships. There are 436 D-III schools.
Two LC athletes were also named All-Americans.
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Kwang-Young Chun will attend the opening of his exhibition, Aggregations, New Work, at 4 p.m. January 17 at the Daura Gallery. The exhibition will run through March 2.Read More
Inside Lacrosse ranks the LC men's lacrosse team with a preseason eighth-place in the nation and doles out multiple personal accolades.
Junior Joe Lisicky has been recognized as the Inside Lacrosse preseason Defenseman of the Year and selected as a preseason First-Team All-American.Read More
Lynchburg College administrative offices are closed December 23, 2011 through January 2, 2012 for the holidays. Classes will resume January 16. Happy Holidays!
Aricquel Payne has been named the 2011 Virginia State Sports Information Directors College Division III Rookie of the Year, and earned a spot on the all-state second team.Read More
More than 60 LC students will be studying abroad during winter break in a variety of cultures and climes.Read More
Dr. Patricia Aronson will be inducted into the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association (VATA) Hall of Fame in January and Dr. Debbie Bradney will be named Educator of the Year.
Two students and three faculty members will also be presenting at the annual meeting, to be held Jan. 14 in Short Pump, Va.Read More
Senior midfielder Brittany Klippstein recently capped her outstanding career with First-Team All-American accolades announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.Read More
A partnership between Lynchburg College and Historic Sandusky, an important Civil War site near the campus, has been formed.
The development of the non-profit partnership originated with an inquiry from the Strategic Planning Committee of the Historic Sandusky Foundation Board (HS) about the possibility of a formal relationship with LC.
LC President Kenneth Garren and Sandusky Board President Bland Massie Jr. signed the documents to cement the relationship in a ceremony Dec. 12.Read More
The character on the screen is running up an incline, trying to outrun rising water as he avoids boulders and other obstacles hurtling at him.
"The boulders are too slow," one student complains, while another starts tinkering with the code to speed it up.
Such conversations and interactions are commonplace in Lynchburg College's gaming class, taught by Dr. Will Briggs, professor of computer science.Read More
Junior midfielder Shelly Milks has added All-State Field Hockey Division Player of the Year to her resume.
Milks was earlier named a 2011 First-Team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and also the All-South Region Player of the Year.Read More
The LC Orchestra and Wind Symphony will present its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall.
Under the direction of Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, the concert will feature the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky, Overture to Orfeo by Monteverdi, Greensleeves, and other holiday favorites.Read More
LC ridership on the Greater Lynchburg Transit Co. (GLTC) buses has climbed 56 percent from last year when the College started offering free rides to students, faculty, and staff with a valid college ID.
Members of the LC community boarded the buses 6,801 times between Aug. 1 and Dec. 1 this year, compared with 4,358 boardings during the same period last year, according to GLTC data.
Check out news coverage in The News & Advance.Read More