A recent $5,000 Black Spirituality Grant from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is supporting several events at the University of Lynchburg this fall.
It was another outstanding year of giving at the University of Lynchburg, with contributions to the University totaling $8.1 million for Fiscal Year 2023. The numbers topped last year’s $7.7 million, continuing a strong upward trend spanning four years.
The University’s popular lifelong learning program, LIFE@Lynchburg, is headed into its second year with lots of enthusiasm and a $60,000 gift from the Treadway Family Fund. Fall classes start Sept. 13 and take place every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-noon.
Claytor Nature Center has been awarded a Bedford Community Health Foundation grant for a new automated external defibrillator, or AED, to be installed in its education building.
During a press conference at the University of Lynchburg, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares announced new measures in the state’s Operation Ceasefire initiative to curb gun violence.
Undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need will have access to three additional scholarships, thanks to generous support from donors.
A new scholarship established by the Lynchburg Life Saving Crew will support graduate students pursuing a degree in PA medicine or athletic training. Preference will be given to students who are, or have been, EMTs or paramedics, or who have volunteered in emergency services or EMS.
The University of Lynchburg recently secured a three-year Enrichment Grant from the Bonner Foundation that will provide $40,000 annually.
Aubrey R. Moon Jr. Field has long been one of the most scenic sites in NCAA Division III to take in an intercollegiate softball game. Now the University of Lynchburg’s historic venue is about to get even better.
Athletics is getting a big boost from former trustee Charles “Chuck” P. Collings ’73 and his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” S. Collings. The couple’s recent gift of $100,000 is helping to establish the Men’s Soccer Endowment, which will “support the needs and operations of the men’s soccer program at the University of Lynchburg.”