News

Richard Palase

Hornet drafted by majors

Richard Palase was drafted June 6 by the Seattle Mariners during the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

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Professor researches race

Dr. Ashley Thompson is profiled in The News & Advance for her research on what southerners think about race.

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Students volunteering

Volunteering 70,648 hours

LC students, faculty, and staff contributed 70,648 hours to a variety of volunteer efforts during the 2011-12 academic year.

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Fellowship to aid science education

Dr. Woody McKenzie has been awarded a Mednick Memorial Fellowship to help improve science education in St. Lucia.

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Life after graduation

Our 2012 graduates are heading to graduate school and making great career starts. Find out where.

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James Bell

Bell third in nation

James Bell took third in the NCAA Division III decathlon Saturday, earning his second career All-American honor.

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Graduation photos

Graduation photos online

Check our our Flickr account with several sets of Commencement 2012 photos.

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Joe Lisicky

All-American

Joe Lisicky '13 received All-America First Team honors on Tuesday.

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Gerald Thomas

Former coach dies

Longtime Lynchburg College baseball coach Gerald R. Thomas '61, '83 Ed.S., died May 21 after a short illness. He was 81.

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"Hunter's Raid: the Battle for Lynchburg"

Emmy nominations

Historic Sandusky has received four regional Emmy® nominations for its documentary film, "Hunter's Raid: The Battle for Lynchburg."

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Todd Olsen in Gulu

Hall of Fame

Women's soccer coach Dr. Todd Olsen has been selected to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame.

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Bus Ridership Climbs

LC ridership on the Greater Lynchburg Transit Co. (GLTC) buses climbed to 4,874 during the spring semester.

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"The Bending Line"

The Daura Gallery will feature Lauren Collings: The Bending Line from May 17 to Aug. 15.

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Men's Lacrosse takes ODAC

The men's lacrosse team won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship with a 10-4 victory over Washington and Lee.

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Sun image

Here Comes the Sun!

The Friends of the LC Choral Union will host an evening of food and entertainment on Saturday, June 16.

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Young Champions program participants on LC's ropes course

Young Champions

LC provides outdoor adventure, leadership skills, and more to at-risk local teens.

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LC receives STEM grant

LC has received a $7,000 grant to increase interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math among middle school girls.

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Students in the Westover Room

Gold medal food

LC's Dining Services recently won gold for changes in the Westover Room.

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Nikki Giovanni

Aging Well

Nikki Giovanni will keynote the Beard Center on Aging's annual conference on May 22.

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A distinguished history major

Tess Evans reads history for fun, and it has paid off.

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Pam Hall

Nineteen years to graduate

When Pam Hall took her first Latin class, she wasn't sure where it would lead.

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Turners

Mother-daughter graduates

Joanna and Sarah Turner received their BAs together.

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Baseball team - ODAC champions

Baseball wins ODAC

LC's baseball team is the ODAC champion for the first time since 1990 after defeating Bridgewater Sunday.

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Hello, Dolly!

Lynchburg College students and faculty will perform in the Academy of Fine Arts musical theatre production of Hello, Dolly! May 4-6 and May 12.

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John Reilly

Commencement 2012

Marketing consultant John P. Reilly '86 will be the commencement speaker during LC's graduation exercises at 10 a.m. May 12.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014
7:30 a.m. Dance Concert Series - 4/24
Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:30 p.m. Film "WALL-E"
Friday, April 25, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014
Westover Alumni Society Weekend
Friday, April 25, 2014
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/25
Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/26

LC in the News

Dr. Eric Goff continues to get great national media coverage for his knowledge of soccer balls. Check out these interviews on WPOV in Washington D.C. and on All Things Considered with Terry Gross on NPR.

The Annual Mini-Economy Regional Market Day is featured in The News & Advance.

A Play Group at LC to help preschoolers with developmental delays is featured in The News & Advance.

Thornton Writer-in-Residence Patrick Ryan Frank is featured in The News & Advance.

LC students raised $22,558 for St. Baldrick's. Check out coverage: WSET and The News & Advance.

Dr. Joe Turek talks about the extreme poverty rate in Lynchburg and the bleak long-term economic outlook on WIQO's Morning Show.

President Kenneth Garren receives one of Lynchburg's Mayor's Awards of Excellence.

Dr. Eric Goff is interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered and The Takeaway about the physics involved in Olympic feats.

Nina Salmon is quoted in a New York Times story on Anne Spencer.

Rosel Schewel is honored for all her many labors of love at Lynchburg College and beyond: The News & Advance.

Dr. Eric Goff says cold weather will impact drag on the football during the Super Bowl in these New York Metro and Smithsonian Magazine articles.

Dr. Jack Toms '69 announces his retirement as athletic director after 35 years at LC: The News & Advance, WSET.

LC is among the first colleges in Virginia to get 100 percent renewable electricity: WVTF, WDBJ7, The News & Advance, The Washington Post.

Construction of LC's new Student Center is page one news in The News & Advance.

The Chandler Eco-Lodge opens its doors at Claytor Nature Study Center. Check the story in The News & Advance.

LC's Doctor of Physical Therapy program continues to support Wheels on the James for children with disabilities. Check out front page coverage in The News & Advance.

Deborah Blanchard weighs in on protecting a school's brand in The News & Advance.

Doug and Elaine Hadden Drysdale have pledged $3 million toward the Student Center. Check The News & Advance.

Lillian Likes It, a new play developed for LC students, is featured in The Burg.

LC's Hunger and Homelessness Week is covered by The News & Advance and WSET.

Haitian student Ancito Etienne '17 is profiled in The News & Advance.

Eddy Faulkner '14 inks a record deal and is interviewed by WSET.

Dr. John Eric Goff is quoted in Scientific American on the soccer video game FIFA 14.

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, got her start at LC: WSET; The News & Advance.

Dr. Mike Solontoi was quoted extensively in this front page story on NASA's LADEE launch in The News & Advance.

President Kenneth Garren tackles the cost of a college education in this op-ed in Sunday's News & Advance.

LC is launching a new off-site program in St. Lucia, as described in this News & Advance article, which was picked up by the AP and The Washington Post.

All first-year students volunteer in the community as a way of getting to know their new home. Check TV coverage on WDBJ7 and WSET.