When she was an admissions tour guide, Katherine Daniel ’20 liked to tell tour groups about Dr. Ghislaine Lewis.
Ten years ago this summer, 49 students joined the first class of Lynchburg’s first doctoral program. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program was the first wave of an experiment: How a liberal arts college could stretch itself and create new graduate health science programs.
Business administration major Dylan Schumacher ’20 likes to reminisce about “the best six weeks” of his life. In March 2012, Schumacher and five of his “bateau brothers” embarked on the Marshall Expedition, a treacherous journey to retrace U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall’s famous 1812 water survey.
“Get tough” was the advice Ryan Beale ’13 often gave to his lacrosse teammates, and 31 was his jersey number. And it’s still his jersey number. In fact, Beale wore jersey 31 in August 2019 when his team, the Maryland Thunder, won a national lacrosse championship.
Don’t call it beginner’s luck. In the game of golf, you make your own luck. But as a newcomer to the collegiate game, University of Lynchburg’s Lily Self ’23 immediately made waves for the Hornets’ new women’s golf program.
Surrounded by an entourage of more than a dozen former players, colleagues, and University of Lynchburg administrators, Enza Steele was immortalized in the field hockey world last winter.
At almost any time of day or night, the new Westover Hall is a study hall, a social hub, and a home.
On Sunday mornings, you can find Hiatt O’Connor ’20 feeding the horses at Brook Hill Farm, a local nonprofit equestrian center that focuses on therapeutic riding and horse rescue. O’Connor, a Westover Honors fellow and the 2019 Sommerville Scholar, started volunteering at the Bedford County, Virginia, farm when he was in the Bonner Leader Program at the University of Lynchburg.
As a former college sprinter, I know the importance of giving everything to the race. A relay athlete must continue strong until the baton is passed, thinking about the next leg of the race as well as his own. I hope my tenure as the University of Lynchburg president reflects that. When I interviewed for […]
Sheila Garren has an empty perfume bottle she will never throw away. It’s a palm-sized, clear bottle with a turquoise lid and no branding. It was empty when she received it, wrapped in a newspaper, from a fourth grade student.