In the dozen years since she graduated from University of Lynchburg, Cira Pace Malta ‘05 has continued her communications career as well as equestrian competition. This fall she has qualified for spots in three major indoor riding competitions, including the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. “It literally is a dream come true,” she recently told The […]
University of Lynchburg has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-2019, recognizing the excellence of its iON Nursing program. The iON nursing program integrates iPad and other Apple technology into classrooms, simulations, and clinical settings. Launched in 2014, iON Nursing has fostered innovation, problem solving, and critical thinking in nurse education at Lynchburg. […]
Several University of Lynchburg students recently made a successful presentation at the international Black Male Summit at the University of Akron. As members of the student group Man2Man, they explained how others could follow in their footsteps to create a program that helps black students succeed. “Man2Man is a student organization designed to help men […]
Emily Horton ’18 said she “cried a little” when she found out that she’d been selected the 2017 Sommerville Scholar. The annual award, given since 1965 in memory of former professor Richard Clarke Sommerville, is the most prestigious academic accolade presented at Lynchburg.
As an executive producer for the Nat Geo WILD cable channel, Ted Duvall ‘83 is a storyteller. He’s in charge of “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a reality show about a Danish veterinarian in Michigan. In addition to managing the budget and the crew, he also helps refine the focus on the most compelling aspects of […]
Brooke McNamara’s hands shook the first time she pumped a blood pressure cuff around a real patient’s arm. Her voice trembled when she talked. She felt compelled to double-check every assessment and every treatment. But now, confidence has replaced fear. Her confidence has nothing to do with feeling like she has all the answers, though, […]
Winning a big award in the Sundance Film Festival is not the norm for an adaptive physical education teacher, but it’s just what Darlene Anderson ’73 did earlier this year. Anderson, who works with mentally disabled adults in the Philadelphia area, served as a unit production manager for the award-winning documentary, “Dina.” The movie tells […]
The award recognizes Aaron Smith as someone whose career and life are worthy of emulation, with the goal of increasing the pool of professionals working to solve medical, technological, and societal problems. “Those of us who see Aaron interact with students, community members, and his family know that he is a role model, and I am pleased that Minority Access recognizes him, too,” said Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.
Just five years after earning her communication studies degree from Lynchburg, Kara Swankowski ’12 helped in the investigation of a DEA agent. Her efforts resulted in her earning the Collaboration Award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General.
Working as a respiratory therapist while attending Lynchburg College, Mike Davis ’08 learned to balance classes and work productively. Those lessons came in handy when he co-founded a respiratory therapy school in Liberia while in graduate school.