Leaders from Central Virginia businesses and nonprofits met at the University of Lynchburg for a community conversation on homelessness Monday. Nat Marshall ’83, chair of the University’s Board of Trustees, spearheaded the event to help business leaders understand issues surrounding homelessness so they can make changes to help ensure fewer people experience homelessness. The University’s […]
Trammel Robinson ’20, a business administration major from Memphis, did such a bang-up job on his internship this summer that the company’s managing director wrote officials at the University of Lynchburg to tell them about it.
The University of Lynchburg is now a “Purple Heart University.” The designation, awarded by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, recognizes the University for its support of veterans wounded in combat. Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president of the University of Lynchburg, issued a proclamation today to make the designation official. “The University of Lynchburg […]
University of Lynchburg is ranked No. 19 in “Best-Run Colleges,” according to the 2020 edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, “The Best 385 Colleges.” Lynchburg was one of only three Virginia institutions on the “Best-Run” list.
After being on schedule for most of the summer, construction of the new residence hall at the University of Lynchburg experienced some delays in recent weeks. Because of these delays, students who registered to live in the new building will live in another location at the beginning of the semester. Dr. Aaron Smith, vice president […]
When Ticynn London ’21 MSAT was born, her doctors didn’t know what was wrong with her. Her birthweight was low and her thumb was underdeveloped. As she got older, she bruised easily, her skin was discolored, she had frequent nosebleeds, and she had a hard time shaking colds and other childhood illnesses.
It was a gorgeous day to be on Leesville Lake — the thermometer read in the low 80s, and the sky was clear. A motorboat zipped out onto the lake not far from the dam. When it paused, Ethan Batchelor ’20 looked below the surface. The University of Lynchburg environmental science major dunked a tube […]
Tim Pafford, a drug rep with the international pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, was tired of not getting answers. In his job as a senior endocrinology diabetes care specialist, he talks with health care professionals every day about diabetes medications and getting patients access to them. Over and over, he said, he found a “convoluted mess.”
Two University of Lynchburg professors have their creative writing published in a new collection of nature writing. “Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene” features poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by nearly 50 writers. It includes a poem by English professor Dr. Laura Long and an essay by environmental science professor Dr. […]
If the Apollo 11 astronauts had run into major trouble shortly after launching toward the moon, they could have returned safely to Earth, thanks in part to a young mathematician named Kenneth Garren. Now president of the University of Lynchburg, Dr. Garren worked in the Apollo program for five years in the 1960s. One of […]