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Beard Center receives $1,000 donation

LC’s Beard Center on Aging recently received a $1,000 from the Home Instead Senior Care®.

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College closes for the holidays

Administrative offices will be closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 1, 2014 for winter break.

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Women's soccer nets more awards

Sadowski has been named an NSCAA first-team College Division Scholar All-American.

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Couple pledges $3 million for Student Center

Douglas and Elaine Hadden Drysdale have pledged $3 million toward the Student Center.

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Hornets abroad for the holidays

More than 40 students are studying abroad during winter break in a variety of cultures.

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Men's soccer nets regional awards

Men’s soccer standouts Jonathan Sheffield and Luke Moore were named to the All-South Atlantic Region Team.

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Digging in the past for her future

Kendell Porter ’16 spent much of the fall at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest.

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Historic Sandusky Christmas Open House

Historic Sandusky's 10th annual Christmas Open House is Dec. 14.

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Communication majors visit DC

Three classes of communication studies majors recently visited Washington, D.C.

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Women's lacrosse wins sportsmanship award

For the third year in a row, the women's lacrosse team received the sportsmanship award.

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Holiday concert set for Dec.5-6

The Wind Symphony and Orchestra will present a holiday concert December 5-6.

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Students win awards at EU Simulation

LC students received two of the eight awards presented at the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation.

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Women's soccer dominates All-ODAC awards

The women's soccer team garners three of the top four ODAC awards.

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Alumna, professor pen study on spiders

A new study by Loriann Garcia ’10 and Dr. John Styrsky looks at some "tiny monsters."

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"Messiah" set for Dec. 2

The Choral Union and Chamber Orchestra will present Handel’s "Messiah" Dec. 2 at E.C. Glass Auditorium.

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Problems confronting higher ed

Problems confronting higher education will be discussed by Gary Phillips ’71 on Wednesday.

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"Lillian Likes It"

LC Theatre will perform a new play, "Lillian Likes It," Nov. 14-17.

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International Education Week 2013

A food festival and lecture on Arab Spring headline International Education Week.

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LC to hold Veterans Day service

Col. Paul H. Lilly Jr.' 61 will be the keynote at LC's annual Veterans Day service.

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Hungry, homeless

Students will once again sleep outside to learn about homelessness firsthand.

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Halloween comes early to LC

Students will be sponsoring a Monster Bash and Campus Trick or Treat Tuesday.

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Poet Olga Broumas to read Thursday

Poet Olga Broumas will give a Thornton Reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Digital learning conference set Nov. 2

Speakers from iSchool Initiative are coming Nov. 2 to talk about digital learning.

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Fall break volunteers

Eleven LC students traveled to the community of Barren Springs over fall break.

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Recycle; win a bike

Participants in Lynchburg College Recycling Day can win a free bike on Wednesday.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 19, 2014
6 p.m. Passover Seder
7:30 p.m. April Concert Series - 4/19
Sunday, April 20, 2014
7 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service
3 p.m. InFaith (IF) Service - 4/20
4:30 p.m. Easter Mass

LC in the News

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.