The City of Lynchburg and the University of Lynchburg have established a unified vision for the future of College Lake. Since the rain event on August 2, 2018, which overtopped the College Lake Dam and resulted in the evacuation of homes downstream, the City and University leadership have worked to cooperatively develop a vision for […]
The week before the start of classes, on Friday, August 17, about 225 University of Lynchburg students gathered for the 8th-annual John G. Eccles Leadership Summit.
Two art exhibits will open on Monday, August 27, in the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Gallery. One is comprised of artwork from the gallery’s permanent collection. The other is made up of items bequeathed to the University by longtime history professor Dr. Jim Owens. “Becoming a Museum: Selections from the Collection” includes work by gallery […]
The Lynchburg News & Advance recently told the story of a former high school sprinter whose life is literally getting back on track, thanks in part to students and faculty from University of Lynchburg’s physical therapy program. You can read the story here.
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 […]
University of Lynchburg is ranked No. 12 in “Best-Run Colleges,” according to the 2019 edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, The Best 384 Colleges. Lynchburg was one of only two Virginia institutions on the “Best-Run” list. The Princeton Review, an education services company, selects institutions for The Best 384 Colleges based on data from […]
It’s a midsummer afternoon in a biology lab on the third floor of Hobbs-Sigler Hall and Mandy Larsen ‘19 is standing over a Petri dish full of termites. The tiny, off-white creatures are yellow-footed reticulated termites — Reticulitermes flavipes, to be exact — and Larsen has spent much of her summer trying to find out […]
The City of Lynchburg began draining College Lake the morning of Saturday, August 4, to relieve worries about flooding and the stability of the dam. The water level has fallen significantly, exposing the lake bed in much of the area. The city has asked the public to stay away from the stream area near the […]
Informational resources about College Lake Lakeside Drive detour information Information on the draining of College Lake, added August 4, 2018 Westover Honors thesis by Michael Dunmyer ’18 about College Lake issues and flood scenarios Lynchburg, Virginia, is in national news after a public safety alert Thursday night warned about the “imminent failure of College Lake […]
The University of Lynchburg welcomes students to campus in just a few weeks. Check this schedule for dates and times based on student group. Check-in will be in Schewel Hall. New Student Convocation will happen on August 22 at 9 a.m. in the Dell, followed by a University Day Celebration at 4:30 p.m. Check-In, Schewel […]