This summer, Emily Yinger ’19 has watched history in the making and helped report it to the world. As an intern for two television stations in Pennsylvania, she has worked alongside news reporters covering breaking news, crime, politics, and more. WGAL, an NBC affiliate, assigned her to work with a team that covered the Bill […]
Two recent Lynchburg College graduates are one step closer to their dreams of becoming pharmacists. Kierstin Reid and Jeff Brochetti will attend one of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, thanks to their experience in the chemistry department.
Dr. Richard Burke, a Lynchburg English professor, will teach American literature in Kazakhstan this fall with a Fulbright scholar grant. The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is the federal government’s flagship educational and cultural exchange program. The competitive program provides U.S. professors and other scholars with opportunities to teach and conduct research overseas and improve […]
Laurie Cassidy ’02 has seen many exhibitions come and go at the Daura Gallery. Now, she has created one of her own. Ghosts opened in the Daura Gallery on June 1, and it will be displayed until the end of the month. Laurie, the administrative assistant for the gallery as well as the art and […]
Members of the University of Lynchburg community provided more than 71,600 hours of community service during the 2016-2017 academic year. That total includes more than 18,000 hours from the University of Lynchburg EMS, 12,000 from fraternities and sororities, 8,600 from graduate health science students, and 6,400 hours from students in the Bonner Leader program. Students […]
As part of its new summer lecture series, Historic Sandusky will host a talk on the Battle of Lynchburg in observance of the 153rd anniversary of the Civil War battle. Dr. Clifton W. Potter Jr., University of Lynchburg history professor and board chair of Historic Sandusky, will present the lecture on Thursday, June 15 at […]
University of Lynchburg and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities unveiled a new seal in Friendship Circle on Thursday, June 1, to celebrate the 50th annual Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards. The emblem commemorates the founding of the first Virginia chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in 1935 and an ongoing partnership to promote […]
Dr. Stephanie Ferguson recently gave a report to more than 240 global health leaders outlining recommendations for focusing future health spending. Dr. Ferguson, who returned to the University of Lynchburg nursing faculty last year, spoke at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. She shared the results of the Committee on Global Health and the Future of […]
Gary Smoot, a staff member on the Lynchburg College grounds crew, will bike 200 miles this weekend to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research. He’s riding in memory of a friend who recently died after a long struggle with the disease.
After her son was diagnosed with autism, Molly Korte ’03 found a new passion in advocacy. She created Project: Just Like You to give a voice to people with special needs and highlight the hobbies, interests, and talents they share with their peers. The resulting project has turned heads in the Richmond area and around the world.