Turner Gymnasium was brimming with excitement on Sunday afternoon as faculty lined the entrance inside to welcome new students to the University of Lynchburg. Outside, scents of candy and bubble gum floated through the hot August air as the Class of 2025, most wearing their black class T-shirts, waited to get in.
Lynchburg began its 2020 academic year on Tuesday in a hybrid format, streaming live from a socially distanced Snidow Chapel. Across campus, student groups watched remotely as the University’s 11th president, Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar, welcomed new and returning Hornets in her inaugural Convocation address. Morrison-Shetlar said she hoped her remarks would “open the first of […]
“Your arrival here reminds us of the importance of our mission,” Dr. Styrsky told the students. “Whether you sprint towards your future or wander a little bit before you get there, either path gives us cause for celebration.”