Lynchburg College students in business, finance, and economics programs now have a Bloomberg Terminal, which puts cutting-edge financial data at their fingertips. Meanwhile, they’re managing the investment of $100,000 from the Lynchburg College endowment, giving them hands-on skills and the experience of dealing with real markets. Two recent graduates say the experience has already helped their careers.
While teaching and serving women and children in Africa this summer, the University of Lynchburg women’s soccer team rediscovered what one team member called “the heart of soccer” and “the heart of humanity.” The team traveled to Uganda and Kenya with the Sports Outreach Institute, a sports ministry committed to reducing human suffering. Along with […]
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.
The cross-country Journey of Hope made its annual stop at University of Lynchburg this week. Thirty cyclists and eight crew members, all members of Pi Kappa Phi, are traversing the U.S. to benefit the fraternity’s national philanthropy, The Ability Experience. The Ability Experience, founded in 1977, raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Journey […]
Thanks to their summer internships, two of Lynchburg’s Bonner Leader students have a better understanding of poverty and how to help people out of it. For eight weeks, Marissa Bucklew ’18 worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and its many community gardens, while Elise Togbe ’18 spent her summer in Louisville, teaching refugees and […]
Students praise University of Lynchburg for its welcoming atmosphere, dedicated professors, and vibrant campus life in “The Best 382 Colleges,” the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide. University of Lynchburg is one of only 16 Virginia colleges and universities featured in the book, which went on sale today. The book includes about […]
During the academic year, Nick Savino ’19 is a busy guy. The junior from Bristol, Connecticut, is a physics major with minors in math, history, and business. He’s a Westover Honors student and a member of Lynchburg’s varsity tennis team. This summer, Nick applied his laser-sharp focus on a unique project, spending more than 200 […]
Several members of the University of Lynchburg community are sharing their expertise on special education with professionals around the world this year. Pearson recently released the 11th edition of Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs, a book that Dr. Edward Polloway first published in 1976. The book also features two alumni; Dr. Wendy Bailey-Joseph’08 […]
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.