A big part of working on a political campaign is the person-to-person contact — knocking on doors, shaking hands, town hall meetings, fundraisers. For Carter Elliott ’19, political director for 5th Congressional District candidate R.D. Huffstetler’s campaign, COVID-19 has changed almost everything about that.
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.
By Bryan Gentry Back in January, Kip Campbell ’04 collected three Golden Moose Awards — “redneck Oscars,” as he calls them — for “Red Arrow,” a reality hunting show that started as his senior project at Lynchburg. It was the second year in a row he won the Outdoor Channel’s awards for best series, favorite […]
The nation’s top osteopathic surgery resident for 2019 is a Lynchburg chemistry graduate and former Lynchburg EMS volunteer. Dr. Tim Wolff ’09 is now beginning the fourth year of his surgical residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The American Osteopathic Foundation and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons recently named him the 2019 Outstanding […]
The Richmond-based jazz quintet Solver will bring its music to the University of Lynchburg for a concert honoring the founder of the University’s first concert band next weekend. Solver will play at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Memorial Ballroom in Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public. Solver is […]
Joyce Darrell ’84 has rescued dogs from around the world for nearly 20 years. She and her husband, Michael Dickerson, operate Pets with Disabilities, a nonprofit that provides care for pets and matches them with forever homes. They live in Calvert County, Maryland, but they have traveled throughout the United States and as far as […]
Lynchburg nursing graduate Mary Deis ’16 recently spent 11 weeks off the port of Conakry, Guinea. Her home was the Africa Mercy, a hospital ship operated by the nonprofit Mercy Ships. Along with other nurses, doctors, dental assistants, and other medical professionals, Deis provided medical care to people who lack access to care in their […]
Over the Homecoming weekend, October 19 and 20, the University of Lynchburg Alumni Association recognized numerous people for contributions they have made to the University, their communities and churches, and other areas of society. James E. Deady ’62 was presented the T. Gibson Hobbs Award, the highest honor given by the Alumni Association to an […]
Earlier this month, Dr. Clifton Potter ’62 wrote a letter to mark an important anniversary. “On September 3, 1958, I walked onto the Lynchburg College campus, suitcase in hand, to begin the adventure that would change my life,” he wrote in the letter, which he handed to Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president. “On this special […]
Award-winning author Andrew Cotto ’91 originally expected to graduate as a business major when he came to Lynchburg, but it was here that he found his love for literature, a desire to tell stories, and an English degree. Today, Cotto has an MFA in creative writing from The New School and is about to publish […]