The University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center in Bedford County will celebrate its 25th anniversary from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. The event is free and open to the public, and the rain date is Sunday, Oct. 8.
Claytor Nature Center
Visitors to the University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center will soon have access to digital maps of the property’s hiking trails, thanks to Maggie Kicklighter ’24 and a $1,200 grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
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.
Dr. Tim Schauer’s favorite thing about teaching Social Media Marketing is that it brings students together — while changing their views on a shared interest.
Dr. Jenny Hall, associate professor in the health promotion and Master of Public Health programs at the University of Lynchburg and founder of Ticks in Virginia, will lead a series of presentations, panels, and workshops on tick-borne diseases for Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
The University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center has a new director. Jennifer Wills, who holds degrees in biology, law, and natural resources, will start on June 1. She replaces interim director Dr. Laura Henry-Stone.
Students in Dr. Lisa Crutchfield’s Internship in History and Virginia History classes are doing research this semester that will help three local historical groups better tell their stories.
The University of Lynchburg has planned a series of events aimed at educating the campus community about sustainability issues and the College Lake dam removal project. The events will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays.
The University of Lynchburg is one of a few colleges in the country studying milkweed, the monarch butterfly’s main food source, to see if it can grow in various locations along their migration path.
The Pre-college Career Exploration Expedition for High School Women is a partnership between the Claytor Nature Center and the University of Lynchburg Outdoor Leadership Program and faculty.