The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia, also known as Virginia Private Colleges, announced today the findings of a monthslong economic analysis in a report titled, “The Economic Contributions that CICV’s Private Colleges and Universities Made to Virginia in Academic Year 2022-2023.”
In January, Westover Honors Fellow and Bonner Leader Kyle Thaller ’25 chatted with Voice of America-Africa about his humanitarian and policy work in South Sudan, and what inspired him to get involved.
The University of Lynchburg men’s and women’s swimming teams boasted a total of 16 student-athletes on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s 2024 all-conference teams announced Sunday.
Renowned transgender Christian poet and theologian Jay Hulme will speak at the University of Lynchburg’s Snidow Chapel at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. The event is part of the annual Jennie Cutler Shumate Lecture and is free and open to the public.
The University of Lynchburg’s Master of Business Administration was ranked among the best online master’s programs in the country for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report.
The University of Lynchburg is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events, including several lectures, student game nights, and concerts. Among the highlights of the month is the annual Gospel Concert, which takes place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Schewel Hall’s Sydnor Performance Hall.
For the first time since 2008, the University of Lynchburg reached the final at the VFIC Ethics Bowl, the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ annual event. The 2024 tournament was held on the campus of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, on Jan. 28-29.
The University of Lynchburg’s 2024 Summer Scholars Institute will take place on campus from June 16-21. The weeklong, hands-on college prep course offers four exciting tracks for rising ninth-through-12th graders interested in the health sciences, security studies, cultural history and archaeology, or entrepreneurship.
A new fund named for Professor Emeritus Dr. Richard Burke may send two Westover Fellows abroad for the first time: graphic design major Isaiah Romsdahl ’24 and history major Jacob Jones ’25. Romsdahl is planning to join a spring break trip to Europe, while Jones hopes to travel to Mexico this summer.
The first Thornton Reading of the semester will feature poet and essayist Emma Bolden, who will give a public reading at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. A Q&A session and book signing will follow the reading, and select copies of her work will be available for purchase while supplies last.