There’s a new “creation space” at Schewel Hall, where faculty and students can create online lessons, presentations, and even parts for telescopes. The space, located in Schewel 342, was a training lab for Lynchburg’s Office of Information Technology and Resources until Charley Butcher, an instructional technology specialist with ITR, thought it could be more than that.
A group of Lynchburg students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day trip to England and Iceland. The trip was led by faculty members Dr. Barbara Rothermel and Dr. Jimmy Roux and focused public relations practices, cultural heritage, and tourism.
Communications studies majors have new, state-of-the-art tools at their disposal now that much of the equipment at the Rex Mix Television Studio has been upgraded. Among other things, standard-definition studio cameras were replaced with three Sony 4K digital cinema cameras.
University of Lynchburg communication studies professor Dr. Michael Robinson has looked forward to the debut of Black Panther for years. The movie lived up to his expectations, both in terms of storytelling, filmmaking, and cultural significance. In the week leading up to Black Panther’s release, Dr. Robinson did four interviews with local media, including a […]
A C-SPAN Cities Tour crew is spending the week in Lynchburg, and Lynchburg College will come up in a couple of segments that will air the weekend of February 17-18. Meanwhile, one C-SPAN producer took time to speak with students from several classes about life in the television journalism industry and how to use C-SPAN video libraries for research.
In the dozen years since she graduated from University of Lynchburg, Cira Pace Malta ‘05 has continued her communications career as well as equestrian competition. This fall she has qualified for spots in three major indoor riding competitions, including the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. “It literally is a dream come true,” she recently told The […]
As an executive producer for the Nat Geo WILD cable channel, Ted Duvall ‘83 is a storyteller. He’s in charge of “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a reality show about a Danish veterinarian in Michigan. In addition to managing the budget and the crew, he also helps refine the focus on the most compelling aspects of […]
The award recognizes Aaron Smith as someone whose career and life are worthy of emulation, with the goal of increasing the pool of professionals working to solve medical, technological, and societal problems. “Those of us who see Aaron interact with students, community members, and his family know that he is a role model, and I am pleased that Minority Access recognizes him, too,” said Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.
Just five years after earning her communication studies degree from Lynchburg, Kara Swankowski ’12 helped in the investigation of a DEA agent. Her efforts resulted in her earning the Collaboration Award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General.
This summer, Emily Yinger ’19 has watched history in the making and helped report it to the world. As an intern for two television stations in Pennsylvania, she has worked alongside news reporters covering breaking news, crime, politics, and more. WGAL, an NBC affiliate, assigned her to work with a team that covered the Bill […]