When students leave campus for winter break on Nov. 24, the University of Lynchburg will have reached a big milestone: completing the Fall 2020 semester on campus in the middle of a pandemic without a major outbreak.
Ashani Parker ’21, this year’s Sommerville Scholar winner, uses a multidisciplinary approach to education, one that matches the award’s namesake who taught psychology, philosophy, and education.
The University of Lynchburg today announced plans for the Spring 2021 semester. Undergraduate classes will begin as scheduled on Monday, Jan. 25, with final exams concluding on May 18.
A new format due to COVID-19 restrictions did not stop the University of Lynchburg’s Debate and Forensics Team from bringing home several awards at the first-ever online Collegiate Forensics Association Tournament earlier this month.
The University of Lynchburg today announced that it will lower tuition for Fall 2021-22 from about $54,000 to a total price tag of just under $46,000. Factoring in the institution’s generous financial aid and scholarships, students will pay about $24,000 a year on average, which compares with most public universities in Virginia.
It’s been a year of challenges, but also blessings. One such blessing came in the form of a $167,592 grant from the National Science Foundation to support “data and security infrastructure improvements to advance biological research” at the University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center.
The University of Lynchburg continues to stake its claim among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. Lynchburg’s 2021 rankings include a steady 22nd spot among regional universities in the South and a 19th place for Best Value in that category. New this year is the University’s mention on the Top Performers on Social Mobility list.
A decline in active positive cases among students means the University of Lynchburg will be able to resume in-person and hybrid classes on Monday, Sept. 7.
In a campuswide email on Thursday, University of Lynchburg President Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar announced that in-person and hybrid classes will resume on Monday, Sept. 7. Alert Level 2 remains active.
In a campuswide email on Tuesday that followed Q&A sessions with students, faculty, and staff on Monday, President Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar announced that the University of Lynchburg would remain in Alert Level 2 for another week.