Gov. Ralph Northam’s latest slate of appointments includes the University of Lynchburg’s Dr. Robert Canida II, vice president for inclusive excellence. Canida was appointed to Northam’s library board last week.
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services presented its annual Multicultural Gala on Saturday, May 1. The event was livestreamed from Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
The year 2020 will be remembered as a year of constant change and inner reflection, events that inspired artist Frankie Slaughter to create “Spring Twenty Twenty” which now resides in the Drysdale Student Center.
Mary Otu Okley ’24, an international relations and security studies major from Woodbridge, Virginia, attended the Careers in Energy Diversity Student Conference Oct. 7-9.
“Lavender Week,” a celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, will be held Oct. 19-23 at the University of Lynchburg.
A $52,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund will help Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion move forward with a brand-new project: Home for Hornets.
Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Robert L. Canida II has been appointed vice president for inclusive excellence by the University of Lynchburg’s new president, Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar, in one of her first official acts.
The University of Lynchburg’s Q affinity group was recently named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2020 Inspiring Affinity Group Award.
University of Lynchburg is one of 26 institutions selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the inaugural Diversity, Civility, and the Liberal Arts Institute, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 3–6, 2018. University of Lynchburg will send a team including Dr. Sally Selden, vice president and dean for academic […]
Two new student advocates are helping more people at University of Lynchburg understand and appreciate diversity. The Office of Multicultural Services recently hired Iris Perez ’17 and Laura Arriaza ’20 as Student Diversity Liaisons. These students facilitate workshops, presentations, and discussions on diversity. They also work with student organizations, athletic teams, and clubs around campus […]