After earning her bachelor’s degree at Appalachian State University, Alison Faulkenberry ’24 DPT had a tough time deciding whether to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy or Master of Science in Athletic Training.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Sunny skies and a fresh breeze greeted families on Friday as the University of Lynchburg celebrated 430 master’s and doctoral candidates.
The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the 2023 Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program ranked 179th.
A love of soccer brought Emily Maxwell ’17, ’21 DPT to the University of Lynchburg. Two degrees and many trophies later, the physical therapist has found a way to combine the sport with her passion for service.
When the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers faced off against each other at Philly’s Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Oct. 13, a steak dinner was on the line.
If it were up to Steve Crank ’73, ’74 MBA, the University of Lynchburg would be called the “University of Love.” It’s where Crank met his late wife, Susan Hornsby Crank ’74. Many family members and classmates found love at Lynchburg, too.
University of Lynchburg Commencement festivities culminated this past weekend in a series of graduate ceremonies. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Friday evening’s master’s ceremony was moved indoors.
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate the Class of 2022 over several days, with Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 19-21.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Center for Community Engagement continues to offer many opportunities for students and faculty to help their community, on campus and off.
On Saturday, Oct. 10, about 60 students, faculty, and staff from the University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program participated in the “Global PT Day of Service,” a day when physical therapists from all over the world volunteer in their communities.