To Emily Horton ’18, math is a creative subject. She followed her interests with a research internship, went on to get her master’s, and now works as a statistician for the federal government.
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.
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.
As a criminology major, Caitlin Dorsch ’20 explored aspects of interpersonal violence and sociology through research, which has helped her pave the way toward a doctorate and graduate assistantship.
Having explored chemistry studies as a lab assistant and at internships with NASA and the Department of Energy, Laurel Nicks ’21 found her niche in environmental chemistry at Lynchburg and is pursuing her master’s at William & Mary.
Christian Kumar ’22 is taking what he’s learned at Lynchburg — from getting his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and leadership roles across campus — to pursue a doctorate at Belmont University.
At Lynchburg, Jess Cochrane ’23 has learned that psychology and other social factors play a vital role in understanding crime. Also, she learned that how we perceive criminal behavior can have a significant impact on society as a whole.
Delia LoSapio ’19 didn’t limit herself while at Lynchburg, complementing her biomedical science major with three minors and leadership on the University EMS squad — plus studying abroad, publishing research, and playing soccer!
For Emily Brown ’02, now a managing editor at the USA Today, studying communications at Lynchburg was an important first step in a journalism career journey full of seizing opportunities.
Nick Savino ’19 built on his physics major by seizing research opportunities and taking advantage of Lynchburg’s Belk Astronomical Observatory. His payoffs were astronomical, too: landing a prestigious, government-sponsored internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.