Search the News

News Archives


Lynchburg College Magazine


Men's track takes ODAC

The men's track and field team won the ODAC championship for its sixth consecutive outdoor title.

Read More

Broadway Baby

As graduation nears, Sierra Spicer '14 is paying tribute to Renaissance Theatre.

Read More

Dance and music for Westover Weekend

A weekend of dance and music awaits members of the Westover Alumni Society and the Lynchburg community.

Read More

Rwandan genocide topic of Holocaust talk

Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa, former Rwandan ambassador to the US, will speak on Wednesday.

Read More

Bronze in snowboarding

Chandler “CC” Peddle ’17 earned a bronze medal at the USA Snowboard Association Nationals.

Read More

Earth Day 2014 brings clean energy to LC

Just in time for Earth Day, the College is switching to 100 percent renewable electricity using methane gas from landfills.

Read More

SOBE climbs to No. 10 in nation

The School of Business and Economics ranks 10th in the nation in "Leadership Excellence" magazine.

Read More

President Garren honored by Roanoke College

President Kenneth R. Garren received the Roanoke College Medal Friday.

Read More

LC Choral Union to perform "Penitential Hymns"

The LC Choral Union will present a spring concert, “Penitential Hymns,” Saturday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m.

Read More

Relay for Life 2014

LC's 11th Annual Relay for Life raises $22,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Read More

English professor publishes first novel

Dr. Laura Long's first novel, "Out of Peel Tree," has been published by West Virginia University Press.

Read More

LC takes four awards at Model UN 2014

LC students won four awards at the National Model United Nations 2014 in New York City March 30-April 3.

Read More

Morwood to present two religion lectures

Michael Morwood, resident theologian at the Kirkridge Retreat Center, will present lectures April 6 and 7.

Read More

Novelist Maud Casey to read from work

Maud Casey, spring Thornton Reader, will give a reading Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. in the Daura Gallery.

Read More

Criminology students watch crimes in real time

An investigator with the Internet Crimes Task Force in Bedford County visits Dan Murphy’s “victimology” class.

Read More

Senior’s song on Top 50 independent list

Singer-songwriter Eddy Faulkner ’14 has a new original single, "I Won't Give Up."

Read More

Students raise $22k for St. Baldrick's

A total of 103 students and staff had their heads shaved March 21 to raise $22,558 for St. Baldrick’s.

Read More

Pop art and the Renaissance

Pop art and the Renaissance are the subject of a lecture by Dr. George R. Bent on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood.

Read More

Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Dr. Michael Kimmel, world-renown scholar on men, will give a lecture on "Guyland" on April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Read More

Red Letter Day set for April 9

Student Scholar Showcase, a picnic in the Dell, and senior assessments highlight Red Letter Day on April 9.

Read More

Gifts for Gulu runs to support Ugandan people

The seventh annual Gifts for Gulu 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Runs will be March 29.

Read More

National Champion!

Tom Sippie won the 400-meter race in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship.

Read More

Dr. Guynes named health education professional of the year

Dr. Charlotte Guynes received the College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award.

Read More

Co-creator of #HipHopEd to give Schewel lecture

Dr. Christopher Emdin, co-creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, will give the Schewel lecture March 20 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom.

Read More

Men win 17th straight ODAC title

The men's track and field team won the ODAC Indoor title for the 17th consecutive time.

Read More


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

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.