The University of Lynchburg’s 2024 Summer Scholars Institute will take place on campus from June 16-21. The weeklong, hands-on college prep course offers four exciting tracks for rising ninth-through-12th graders interested in the health sciences, security studies, cultural history and archaeology, or entrepreneurship.
The University of Lynchburg has joined Common App’s direct admissions program, which will provide over 200,000 first-generation and low-income students who are interested in college with proactive admissions offers.
High school students are invited to visit the University of Lynchburg on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, for two days of adventure, campus tours, and information sessions. Students living outside a 60-mile radius who’ve applied and been admitted to Lynchburg will receive a hotel voucher for the one-night stay.
More than 80 international students arrived at the University of Lynchburg this week — a record number. Most of them were picked up by staff members who drove vans to Dulles International Airport on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
The University of Lynchburg will again participate in Virginia Private College Week, held July 17-22. During the weeklong event, 23 colleges in the state will offer sessions at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday and at 9 a.m. Saturday. Lynchburg’s Saturday session will serve as a comprehensive summer open house.
Aaron Basko has been named vice president for enrollment, marketing, and communications at the University of Lynchburg, effective May 1.
Undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need will have access to three additional scholarships, thanks to generous support from donors.
The University of Lynchburg has hired a new director of financial aid. Melena Verity brings more than 20 years of experience in the field. Most recently, she overhauled the financial aid process at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.
The University of Lynchburg will welcome hundreds of middle and high school students later this month. From May 23-26, the University will host Beacon of Hope’s 8th Grade College and Career Readiness Symposium. On May 24, local high school students will attend Health Sciences Day at Lynchburg.
During a ceremony on Monday afternoon, University of Lynchburg officials formally acknowledged that the campus sits on land once belonging to the Monacan Indian Nation. They also announced a special scholarship for incoming students who are members of the Monacan tribe.