Blake Minnix ’21 wasn’t sure if his grandfather, whom he calls “Pops,” was serious when he first started talking about earning his bachelor’s degree at Lynchburg. “I thought he was just joking around with me,” Blake said. “It really didn’t set in until my first year, when I saw him on campus or had friends asking if I was related to him because they had classes with him.”
The University of Lynchburg announced today that it has reconsidered prior graduation plans. Due to recent changes in directives from the Virginia governor’s office, Lynchburg will be able to hold in-person ceremonies for this year’s graduating Class of 2021, as well as last year’s Class of 2020.
The University of Lynchburg will hold a virtual conferral of degrees on Saturday, May 16, ahead of its in-person, on-campus commencement ceremonies planned for October 30 and 31, 2020.
Lynchburg President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren announced in an email today that Commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate degree candidates have been rescheduled for the weekend of Oct. 30, 2020.
The University of Lynchburg announced today that classes will be taught online throughout the spring semester. Commencement exercises, scheduled for May 15, will take place at a later date.
About 480 graduate students celebrated the completion of their master’s and doctoral programs in the University of Lynchburg’s Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 17. It was the University’s first separate Commencement ceremony for graduate programs. Graduates and their friends and family members filled Turner Gymnasium. Bob Lemon ’98 MBA, the Commencement speaker, encouraged the graduating […]
Graduating from college is like the beginning of a race, Kathrine Switzer told University of Lynchburg graduates Saturday. “Most of you already are thinking, ‘I’ve done it. I’ve graduated at last,’” Switzer, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon, said. “Actually, you’re like an athlete who is walking naively to the start of […]
Graduates in University of Lynchburg’s Class of 2018 celebrated Commencement Saturday with a nod to the past and a look forward to their future. More than 730 graduates participated — about 420 undergraduates and 310 doctoral and master’s degree students. Before they received their diplomas, Alumni Association Board Chair David Rosser ’90 talked about […]
A pastoral leader recognized for his leadership and service, Dr. Boyd is a Lynchburg College graduate and a member of the Board of Trustees. “The privilege of serving Lynchburg College in this way is one that I cherish.”
Cyrus Krohn ’94, a leading digital communications strategist with experience in news and politics, will be Lynchburg College’s 2015 commencement speaker on Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. in the Dell.
Nearly 700 students, including 543 undergraduates and 140 graduate students, are expected to receive their degrees.