Whether he’s pondering the chemical properties of molecules or studying federal court cases, Garrett Corless ’14 brings an inquisitive mind to the task, which contributed to his being named the 2014 Sommerville Scholar, the highest academic recognition awarded by the College.
Brandon Gannicott ’13 has been named the 2012 Sommerville Scholar, the highest academic award given by the College in recognition of a distinguished academic record.
A computer science major with a minor in philosophy, Brandon says those courses of study fit together well.
Thirteen middle-school girls designed roller coasters and solar cars and baked pizza in a solar oven of their own making at an LC-camp designed to increase interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) among sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders.
LC is hosting a two-day workshop June 14-15 for about 100 area fourth- and fifth-grade teachers and administrators thanks to a Virginia Department of Education Math/Science Partnership Grant.
LC’s Graduate Studies and Donovan Media Development Center have teamed up with Sweet Briar College for the collaborative grade school curriculum development project.
Lynchburg College is one of only 16 institutions nationwide to receive a Community Action Grant from the American Association of University Women to increase interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) among middle school girls in Lynchburg City Schools.
Green zebra tomatoes, jalapenos, and squash are just a few of the vegetables sprouting in LC’s greenhouse, thanks to the Green Thumbs Club.
A corps of 10 to 15 students has resurrected the neglected greenhouse near Hobbs Hall and will soon be transplanting their young plants to a garden on Faculty Drive.
Dr. Neal Sumerlin, professor of chemistry and director of the Belk Observatory, will be a guest speaker at Lynchburg’s first annual “Celebration of Darwin Week,” February 5 – 9.
Darwin Week is the brainchild of Don Manning, a retired engineer who was inspired by a similar event he attended in Charleston, S.C.
The chalk outline of Dr. Priscilla Gannicott’s body, with pools of blood at her wrists, remained in a chemistry lab for four weeks this semester. The ten students taking forensic science had to gather blood, hair, and DNA samples to figure out who her killer was.
Lynchburg College’s Graduate Studies and Donovan Media Development Center have teamed up with Sweet Briar College for a collaborative grade school curriculum development project.
Sweet Briar received a Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant from the Virginia Department of Education for $199,502.
Lynchburg College will have a groundbreaking ceremony for an astronomical observatory at Claytor Nature Study Center at 5 p.m. April 26 in conjunction with a Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours reception.