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Russian exchange

A delegation of six Russians recently visited LC and one LC professor spent four days in Russia.

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Alumni offer job advice

More than 60 alumni participated in the first “Hornet-2-Hornet College to Careers Conference."

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Warhol featured at Daura Gallery

Works by Andy Warhol and Pierre Daura are featured in exhibits at the Daura Gallery.

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LC will host its first "Hornet-2-Hornet:College to Careers Conference" on Friday.

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Climbing wall opens Thursday

LC will officially open its new climbing wall on Oct. 17 at 1 p.m.

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Jordanian scholar at LC for year

Dr. Nihad Albatikhi (right), a pioneer in women’s sports in Jordan, is at LC for a year.

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LC concert to benefit local food bank

The LC Choral Union and Concert Choir will perform Oct. 19.

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LC Theatre presents Bonnie & Clyde

LC Theatre presents "Bonnie & Clyde — A New Musical" Oct. 17-20.

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Nutritional food for all

Kelly Sawyer ’15 helped feed families in Rockbridge County this summer.

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Feeding the hungry

Wil Johns '15 helped get food to the hungry this summer.

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Poverty internships open eyes

Three Bonner Leaders learned the reality of poverty this summer.

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Chemistry major named Sommerville Scholar

Garrett Corless ’14 has been named this year's Sommerville Scholar.

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Afghan vet finds home in fraternity

Tyler Faulkner '15 had his education interrupted by a deployment to Afghanistan.

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Senior scores record label

Eddy Faulkner ’14 has signed to a record label for his version of "O Holy Night."

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Coach Enza Steele wins 500

Head coach Enza Steele collects her 500th career win.

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Kathrine Switzer to speak at LC

Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, will speak at LC.

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Parents & Family Weekend 2013

Two concerts and a conversation with art faculty highlight Parents & Family Weekend.

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Inspiration from Haiti

Haitian native Ancito Etienne is one of the standouts in the Class of 2017.

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Faculty recital set for Thursday

Noémi Lee and Naomi Amos will perform a piano recital at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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LC is "Military Friendly School"

LC is once again on the list of Military Friendly Schools compiled by G.I. Jobs.

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One of "America's Best Colleges"

U.S. News & World Report ranks LC in the top tier of southern colleges.

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Get!Downtown is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, September 13.

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LC hosts Choral Leadership Workshop

About 70 area high school students will participate in a Choral Leadership Workshop this Saturday.

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Hornets hopping on the bus for free

LC students, staff, and faculty are hopping on the bus year-round.

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Faculty exhibition opens in Daura

An art faculty exhibition is featured in the Daura Gallery.

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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.