The University of Lynchburg will hold a weeklong celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, “Good Trouble: Uniting our Dreams and Voices for Justice.” A series of events will be held Jan. 25-29, the week after the federal holiday.
Alyssa Gundel ’22 says she has long been “fascinated with the idea that some of the smallest components of life can come together to create a fully functioning organism” and “always knew I wanted to make an impact on someone in the world.”
In a virtual Facebook Live ceremony on May 20, the Center for Economic Education at the University of Lynchburg honored outstanding student achievements and teacher contributions to economic education in area K-12 classrooms.
The University of Lynchburg will host a series of classes on race and education on five evenings in October and November. Teachers can take the class to receive professional development points. The classes will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on the following Thursday nights: October 3, 17, 24, 31, and November 7. The […]
The governor of Virginia announced Monday that the Commonwealth has approved 25 new education degrees, including two new programs at the University of Lynchburg. Majoring in education is new in Virginia, which formerly required teachers to earn a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and obtain a teaching license separately. The state legislature allowed the change […]
Thompson Hall will be renamed Thompson-Polloway Hall in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 20. The event is open to the public and all alumni, especially education alumni, are invited.
Dr. Autumn Dodge, assistant professor in the Lynchburg College School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, was part of a team of 28 literacy experts from across the United States that helped write, Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals 2017.
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
Several University of Lynchburg 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, […]
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.