Thirty University of Lynchburg students will embark to Vietnam and Cambodia this month to spend nearly four weeks exploring foreign culture and history. One of those students, Taylor Bopp ‘19, will make the trip with the help of a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society that recognizes top undergraduate and […]
University of Lynchburg history professor Dr. Brian Crim got a pleasant surprise when Smithsonian Magazine published a list of favorite books for 2018: one of his recent titles was on the list. The November 20 Smithsonian article books selected by Smithsonian Institute scholars. Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State was chosen by […]
Four University of Lynchburg students took second place in the 2018 Federal Reserve Challenge, a competition focused on monetary policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Thanks to their academic preparation and involvement in the Student Managed Investment Fund, the Lynchburg students thrived in the competition and bested larger teams from much larger schools, […]
Douglas D. Drysdale, a Lynchburg College alumnus and former member of the Board of Trustees, died Tuesday, November 27, in Charlottesville. He was 94. Drysdale was the co-founder of the Washington, D.C.-based Caplin & Drysdale, one of the leading tax law practices in the country. The Drysdale Student Center at University of Lynchburg is named […]
Lynchburg nursing graduate Mary Deis ’16 recently spent 11 weeks off the port of Conakry, Guinea. Her home was the Africa Mercy, a hospital ship operated by the nonprofit Mercy Ships. Along with other nurses, doctors, dental assistants, and other medical professionals, Deis provided medical care to people who lack access to care in their […]
After a long day of classes, sports practices, and homework, a group of 10 students comes together to make arguments about ethical issues. Among other topics, the #MeToo movement, social media advertising, and taxes in France provide scenarios for them to discuss and debate. These students make up the University of Lynchburg ethics bowl team. […]
The University of Lynchburg’s planned giving efforts have resulted in estate plans that will eventually add millions of dollars to the institution’s endowment, University officials announced today. In October, Dr. Mike Bonnette, senior vice president for advancement, received a letter from an attorney confirming estate plans by one couple to give the University several million […]
Dr. Paul McClure’s Applied Sociology course is all about helping sociology students connect classroom ideas to community action. On Thursday, they got to sit down with three local leaders in community building movements and learn more about sociology in action.
Gabby Jones ’19, a University of Lynchburg resident assistant, recently was honored statewide for her work to build a fun community for students on campus. She won the Distinguished Returning RA Award from the Virginia Association of College and Housing Officers at a conference November 2-3.
Advanced graphic design students at Lynchburg are making real-world experience for themselves by running their own, in-class design agency. Throughout the semester, they have reached out to clients in the greater-Lynchburg community to offer creative services at no charge.