Now pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Virginia Tech, Mary King ’20 credited her Lynchburg psychology professors’ investment in her success and exposure to research and new opportunities in empowering her educational journey.
Anna Wehr ’17 soared as a theatre major at Lynchburg, writing and putting on a musical for her thesis project, working as managing director of the Virginia Theatre Association, then pursuing her master’s degree at Virginia Tech.
Daniel Paige Toney ’11 found his calling at Lynchburg — switching gears from biomedical science to graphic design after encouragement from a professor — and took off on a design career that’s landed him on the pages of Vogue magazine.
Having carved out a space on Lynchburg’s campus in advocating for students with intellectual disabilities, Laurence Walker ’24 has big plans to help others realize their full potential.
Taking one of Kelly Jacobson’s English classes means catching her contagious love and energy for writing. An award-winning novelist and teacher, her lessons center on conversations and ideas.
Studying health promotion at Lynchburg as a first-generation college student led Jamar Hawkins ’04 to follow a career in public health policy, which he’s taken all the way to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Sloane Kelly ’22, ’24 MPAM found a welcoming community of fellow students and professors while studying at Lynchburg as a health promotion major, which helped drive her to pursue a Master of PA Medicine.
Brian Crim fuses pop culture and history together in his books and research, establishing himself as a unique sort of expert. He brings humanities to the forefront for his students, regardless of their major.
Kevin Scott ’94 took his computer science degree from Lynchburg on to a cutting-edge career at some of the biggest tech behemoths, now dubbed “the engineer who saved LinkedIn” and leading at Microsoft as its Chief Technology Officer.
Now a pro sports physical therapist, Jeff Taylor ’11, ’15 DPT traces his successes all the way back through grad school to lessons he learned in Lynchburg undergrad exercise physiology classes.