Now director of communications for the city of Lynchburg, Anna Bentson ’17 MA said she’s enjoyed encountering her professional connections from the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies program in leadership roles throughout the region.
Greg Starbuck ’14 MA, ’19 MA, the executive director for Historic Sandusky, found the diverse curriculum for Lynchburg’s Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies program ideal for anyone working with nonprofits.
Denise McDonald ’19 MA is well-equipped with all the skills she needs to run Lynchburg’s Old City Cemetery Museum & Arboretum after developing strategy and learning new approaches in the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies program.
The skills and relationships Janell Daniels ’20 MEd took away from Lynchburg helped prepare her for a turbulent time during the COVID-19 pandemic as a school counselor.
The combination of challenges and support at Lynchburg’s athletic training program led Michael Phifer ’22 MSAT along multiple clinical rotations in the area and culminated in him becoming Nelson County High School’s head athletic trainer.
While studying at Lynchburg, Yazmine Jones ’23 MSAT has valued the relationships she’s built with her professors in the athletic training program and said she thinks “every moment is a learning moment.”
Jordan Cannon ’23 MSAT knew that the rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, and caring professors in Lynchburg’s program made it the perfect fit for her as an aspiring athletic trainer.
Emily Guthrie ’18 MPH credits engaging courses and one-on-one support from her professors in preparing her for her job with the Lynchburg Health Department, making an impact on overall community well-being.
A seasoned PA who’s been a pioneer in pain management, Jeremy Adler ’19 DMSc has funneled his expertise into professional advocacy and advancement in his field, helping optimize patient care in California and beyond.
Obtaining his Doctor of Medical Science has helped Jonathan Sobel ’18 DMSc assume a VP role at Norwell Health, the largest provider in New York, where he’s equipped with the administrative know-how to optimize workforce planning.