During the month of May, future residents of the new residence hall, currently under construction alongside Shellenberger Field, were invited to check out the building on a tour led by Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life. According to Cooper, more than 30 students signed up for the hour-long tours.
Dr. Adam Dean helped The Virginia Mercury, an online newspaper, examine and debunk several myths about slavery and the Civil War this week. Journalist Rex Springsteen wrote the article to address a wide range of incorrect ideas about slavery, including beliefs that are sometimes used to dismiss criticism of slavery. Dr. Dean is one of […]
A video celebrating the University of Lynchburg experience won three honors at the 40th Annual Telly Awards. “Here, You’re Home” received bronze Telly Awards in categories for writing, use of music, and general university promotional videos. The video expresses the University of Lynchburg brand through the experiences of several students, with activities including art, […]
University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Central Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Naturalist Program, will present the documentary Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.
About 480 graduate students celebrated the completion of their master’s and doctoral programs in the University of Lynchburg’s Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 17. It was the University’s first separate Commencement ceremony for graduate programs. Graduates and their friends and family members filled Turner Gymnasium. Bob Lemon ’98 MBA, the Commencement speaker, encouraged the graduating […]
Graduating from college is like the beginning of a race, Kathrine Switzer told University of Lynchburg graduates Saturday. “Most of you already are thinking, ‘I’ve done it. I’ve graduated at last,’” Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, said. “Actually, you’re like an athlete who is walking naively to the start of […]
Marc Propst ’19 wishes that he, as a freshman, could have seen the person he’s become today. Propst said he’s more mature, less stubborn, and better at building bridges than he was four years ago . He’s also found a second family at the University of Lynchburg, and he’s spent the past few years working […]
Chris Blake ’19 cut his teeth on dental work with the help of two alumni during his senior year. The baseball player and biomedical science from Hartfield, Virginia, interned at Forest Dental Center with Dan and Vicky Yeager, two dentists from the Lynchburg College Class of 2008. Blake said a career in dentistry caught his […]
Each year, the Peace Corps receives 18,000 applications and accepts only 4,000 people for service positions abroad. This year, three of the 4,000 volunteers fulfilling their passions for humanitarian work are soon-to-be University of Lynchburg alumni.
Shortly after graduating from the University of Lynchburg this Saturday, Renee Banks and Endasia Mitchell will head off for careers in the U.S. Marine Corps.