Several Lynchburg College alumni are among the best school teachers in Central Virginia, according to Lynchburg Living Magazine. The magazine published its Top Teachers feature on March 1. A panel of judges selected 25 excellent teachers from among those nominated by members of the community. Three Lynchburg graduates, and one current master’s degree student, were […]
Dr. Gilman W. Whiting will present “The Urgency of Now: Theorizing Education Frameworks in Action” Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom. He is an internationally recognized expert on education and the founder of the Scholar Identity Model, which helps communities re-conceptualize their approaches to helping young black students achieve goals in the classroom.
Dr. Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of history and African-American studies at Georgetown University, will present the Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 6. The lecture, “Better Living Through the Humanities: Teaching, Research, and Social Change,” will be held in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.
A Lynchburg College education professor has won the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Dr. Jeri Watts, a professor of education and program director of undergraduate curriculum and instruction, won the award for the children’s book A Piece of Home. The annual award honors a new author of children’s books every year. There is also […]
Lynchburg College has received an $8,290 grant from the Virginia Department of Education to provide graduate level special education courses to special education teachers employed by public school divisions in VDOE Regions 5, 6, and 8, (the counties of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Charlotte, Franklin, Halifax, Henry, Nelson, Pittsylvania, and Rockbridge, and the cities of Danville, Lynchburg, and Martinsville.) The […]
Alice Watson ’90 has a long legacy in teaching and deep roots in Campbell County. She was a student at Campbell County’s Rustburg High School when she decided to attend Lynchburg College. After teaching music in another school division for about 16 years, she finally returned to her home county a decade ago. Now a […]
After finishing Lynchburg College’s special education teacher program last year, Eric Grossman ’15 received 26 job offers. Now he is teaching special education at a Lynchburg School. This week, the News & Advance highlighted his efforts in and out of the classroom, including his initiative to teach important life skills to boys who need a positive […]
“Kizzy Ann Stamps” by Dr. Jeri Watts is on the short list for the 2015-2016 Sunshine State Young Readers Award. The book was nominated by elementary school librarians and media specialists, and the winners of the award are selected by student votes.
George Couros will deliver the 2016 Rosel Schewel Lecture in Education and Human Diversity on March 17 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public. His topic, “The Innovator’s Mindset,” will focus on the integration of technology and encouraging creativity.
The National Park Service has given a top award to a Lynchburg College graduate who organized a popular program to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Ernie Price ’94 MEd received the Freeman Tilden Award, which recognizes outstanding NPS employees who make outstanding contributions to the public through historical interpretation, […]