Emily Anderson ’20 quickly became a Lynchburg hero after using CPR to save a man’s life last weekend. Anderson is a junior studying exercise physiology at the University of Lynchburg. She’s also an Army National Guard medic. She joined the military when she was 17 years old. She has deployed to Iraq, Qatar, and other countries […]
University Business Magazine recently highlighted the University of Lynchburg’s new general education program for its integration of technology. The DELL Curriculum, which focuses on critical thinking and broad learning, will have students create electronic portfolios beginning during their first-year seminar courses. Students will add their best work to the portfolios throughout the college experience. The […]
It’s rare for Americans to get an invitation to join the Gloucester Cathedral Choir in England, but Chris Young ’20, a music education major, got the chance. He’s spending a year there as a tenor.
The University of Lynchburg is developing a new, first-of-its-kind teacher education program that will help students become successful educators. It involves pairing students with mentors who will support them from their early days on campus through their first years as full-time teachers. The mentors are local teachers whom the University is training in the practices that best […]
Graduates in University of Lynchburg’s Class of 2018 celebrated Commencement Saturday with a nod to the past and a look forward to their future. More than 730 graduates participated — about 420 undergraduates and 310 doctoral and master’s degree students. Before they received their diplomas, Alumni Association Board Chair David Rosser ’90 talked about […]
As the world has tuned into the Olympics, Dr. Lindsay Parks Pieper, a University of Lynchburg sport management professor, has been in the news giving context to various issues in women’s sports. On Thursday, the Washington Post published an op-ed she wrote about how gender stereotypes set up double standards that hurt women athletes. A […]
University of Lynchburg communication studies professor Dr. Michael Robinson has looked forward to the debut of Black Panther for years. The movie lived up to his expectations, both in terms of storytelling, filmmaking, and cultural significance. In the week leading up to Black Panther’s release, Dr. Robinson did four interviews with local media, including a […]
Dr. Lori Mize, a professor in the Lynchburg Doctor of Physical Therapy program, feels a professional responsibility to ensure patients can access physical therapy without facing stigma or fear. After national news focused on the high-profile case of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for the American gymnastics team who was recently sentenced for sexual abuse, Dr. Mize […]
On Sunday, Setsuko Nakamura Thurlow will receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. About five months later, she will be University of Lynchburg’s Commencement speaker. Thurlow, a 1955 graduate of University of Lynchburg, will deliver a Commencement address to the Class of 2018 on May 12. Thurlow […]
The Lynchburg News & Advance recently ran a story about a collaboration between Lynchburg College and Amelon Elementary School called “Book Buddies.” The program partners Lynchburg education majors with local elementary school students to develop reading and writing skills.