The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, and other news outlets are asking Dr. Lindsay Parks Pieper, a sport management professor at the University of Lynchburg, to speak up as the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team competes in the Women’s World Cup. On Tuesday, the Washington Post published an op-ed by Dr. Pieper and Tate Royer ’19 about […]
Dr. Pat Aronson, a longtime athletic training professor at Lynchburg, will be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual Clinical Symposia and AT Expo held in Las Vegas June 24 to 27.
Thanks to two University of Lynchburg students and some GPS technology, Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg has a better map of its trails — something useful for staffers, campers, and emergency personnel alike.
Dr. Sally Selden, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Lynchburg, received a 2019 Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Thursday. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated dedication to promoting respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. The University of Lynchburg hosts […]
University of Lynchburg President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren is now the chair of a national committee that impacts higher education policy. Last week, Dr. Garren accepted an invitation to chair the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Committee on Policy Research and Public Affairs. This committee guides NAICU’s priorities for researching issues related to […]
During the month of May, future residents of the new residence hall, currently under construction alongside Shellenberger Field, were invited to check out the building on a tour led by Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life. According to Cooper, more than 30 students signed up for the hour-long tours.
Dr. Adam Dean helped The Virginia Mercury, an online newspaper, examine and debunk several myths about slavery and the Civil War this week. Journalist Rex Springsteen wrote the article to address a wide range of incorrect ideas about slavery, including beliefs that are sometimes used to dismiss criticism of slavery. Dr. Dean is one of […]
A video celebrating the University of Lynchburg experience won three honors at the 40th Annual Telly Awards. “Here, You’re Home” received bronze Telly Awards in categories for writing, use of music, and general university promotional videos. The video expresses the University of Lynchburg brand through the experiences of several students, with activities including art, […]
University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Central Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Naturalist Program, will present the documentary Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.
About 480 graduate students celebrated the completion of their master’s and doctoral programs in the University of Lynchburg’s Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 17. It was the University’s first separate Commencement ceremony for graduate programs. Graduates and their friends and family members filled Turner Gymnasium. Bob Lemon ’98 MBA, the Commencement speaker, encouraged the graduating […]