“Best in the world.” That’s not something you hear every day. But recently, University of Lynchburg student Joel Rainey ’20 got word that his overall score in the Business Strategy Game, a global business simulation that involved undergraduate business students from 385 colleges and universities in 37 countries, had tied for first.
If you’d like to spend less time in the doctor’s waiting room, three Lynchburg students and their marketing professor are on your side. And you may want to cheer for them in a statewide innovation competition this week.Niko Louvros ’21, from Manassas Park, Virginia; Claudia Lopez Perez ’22, from Madrid, Spain; and Stephanie Quaranto ’21, […]
During winter break, a team from the University of Lynchburg traveled to New Orleans, where they helped rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The group, led by communication studies professor Dr. Jimmy Roux, partnered with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans for the service-learning project. YRNO was founded after Hurricane Katrina. The […]
University of Lynchburg will honor local U.S. military veterans and active-duty personnel on Monday, November 12, with a Veterans Day service in Snidow Chapel. The service begins at 10 a.m. The public is invited and admission is free.
Rayfurd Thompson might never leave Lynchburg. In 2016, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in economic crime prevention and investigation, a program that draws on a number of disciplines, among them accounting, criminology, and computer science. In 2017, he finished a Master of Business Administration. On Saturday, he’ll don the mortarboard again for a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership studies.
A member of University of Lynchburg’s economics faculty and a senior accounting major have collaborated on a report that explores the impact that the proposed tax reform legislation will have on typical Lynchburg-area families. Dr. Gerald Prante and Alison Turek ’18 released their report this week. You can read it here. Several regional media outlets covered […]
A new partnership between University of Lynchburg and Central Virginia Community College will help students in business fields finish their degrees faster. The Pathway 2+2 program provides several “Pathways” for students who are attending CVCC before transferring to University of Lynchburg. The Pathways indicate which classes students should complete in each semester at CVCC to […]
Since earning their MBA degrees at Lynchburg College, Ben and Brian Summers have helped their family archery equipment business excel and expand globally, despite economic downturns and a competitive business environment.
When Caitlin Flathers graduated from LC in 2009, she was gunning for the 2012 Olympics.
“I didn’t quite make it as far as I had hoped … but I’m pretty impressed with myself for making it to the trials,” she said.
On Tuesday, February 9, 2010, the School of Business and Economics hosted the second Gifford Lecture in Business Ethics. Speaker Sherron Watkins, former vice president of Corporate Development at the Enron Corporation, worked for Andrew Fastow in the mergers and acquisitions group.