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.
A $52,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund will help Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion move forward with a brand-new project: Home for Hornets.
University of Lynchburg President Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar and her husband, “first gentleman” Dr. Robert Shetlar, marked their first day in office with a $25,000 gift.
The University of Lynchburg’s College of Business has received a pledge for a $1 million gift from longtime supporters Elaine Hadden Drysdale and the late Douglas D. Drysdale. In 2013, the couple gave $3 million to the Drysdale Student Center project.
A new initiative is giving Lynchburg supporters the chance to help update five athletics facilities on campus. “Five for the Hive” includes improvements to Turner Gymnasium; Shellenberger, Moon, and Fox fields; as well as the tennis courts.