Three University of Lynchburg seniors from Central Virginia have been awarded a Virginia Teaching Scholarship from the Virginia Department of Education. Haley Burch ’19, Kaitlyn Kennedy ’19, and Julia Cash ’19 will receive the $10,000 scholarships as an incentive to teach in Virginia public schools during their first year after graduation. The news of the scholarship inspired pride and excitement.
The University of Lynchburg sent students to compete at the 26th annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation held in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Virginia, November 9-11.
After a long day of classes, sports practices, and homework, a group of 10 students comes together to make arguments about ethical issues. Among other topics, the #MeToo movement, social media advertising, and taxes in France provide scenarios for them to discuss and debate. These students make up the University of Lynchburg ethics bowl team. […]
The University of Lynchburg’s planned giving efforts have resulted in estate plans that will eventually add millions of dollars to the institution’s endowment, University officials announced today. In October, Dr. Mike Bonnette, senior vice president for advancement, received a letter from an attorney confirming estate plans by one couple to give the University several million […]
When environmental science major Saba Iqbal ’19 is not in classes, she spends most of her time in an archaeology laboratory, cleaning, photographing, and filing artifacts found on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the personal retreat of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson.
Three years can invoke a lot of change. Just ask University of Lynchburg criminology instructor Keith Smith. When he joined the U.S. Marines on September 1, 1972, he expected to be sent to Vietnam. Instead, he joined the White House staff during a notorious time in politics: the Watergate scandal.
Dr. Paul McClure’s Applied Sociology course is all about helping sociology students connect classroom ideas to community action. On Thursday, they got to sit down with three local leaders in community building movements and learn more about sociology in action.
Gabby Jones ’19, a University of Lynchburg resident assistant, recently was honored statewide for her work to build a fun community for students on campus. She won the Distinguished Returning RA Award from the Virginia Association of College and Housing Officers at a conference November 2-3.
While attending the University of Lynchburg, Emily Anderson ‘20 has been juggling her responsibilities as an exercise physiology major and an active military medic for the U.S. Army National Guard.
The University of Lynchburg Debate and Forensic Society competed this past weekend in the Collegiate Forensics Association Holiday Tournament. The tournament was held at Shippensburg University, in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, on November 2 and 3.