The University of Lynchburg will launch a new minor this fall: medical humanities. The 18-hour program, developed by a team of faculty from across the academic disciplines, bridges the humanities and health sciences in a way not previously done at Lynchburg.
When classes went online in March, everyone at the University of Lynchburg had to figure out how to carry on while being physically separated. Students in Curtain Call, for instance, usually spend the semester at Dillard Fine Arts Center. They work on Curtain Up, a spring concert of original songs written in collaboration with New York City songwriters.
Astrid Kerschbamer ’21, a health promotion major at University of Lynchburg, said her goals for participating in Leading Off Campus, a new leadership program for area college students, included gaining confidence and networking skills, and possibly some help finding an internship.
Two University of Lynchburg faculty members recently completed tours of Kazakhstan, where they provided training for educators, nonprofit leaders, and health care workers. The U.S. Department of State sent Erika Mork, an adjunct professor in the nonprofit leadership program, to the Asian country to teach workshops on grant writing and fundraising. The project came about […]
If you don’t recognize Delia LoSapio ’19, it might be because she’s been a blur on campus over the past three and a half years. Between having her biomedical science major and three minors, playing goalie for the soccer team, serving as captain of the University’s EMS squad, being part of Westover Honors and six […]
Jacquelynn McKenzie ’18 has spent the spring semester working at an equestrian center that specializes in helping children and adults with autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, dementia, and other physical, emotional, intellectual, and educational challenges.
Several Lynchburg College students will compete in an Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search on Thursday in hopes of winning seed money for a healthcare app. When they started developing the app at a recent event, they were invited to pitch the idea again.
Megan Williams ’16 went to western Africa last summer to help people see. While she was there, she formed a vision for her own future. “Each day, got up at the crack of dawn and got on a safari bus,” she said, recalling her internship with Unite for Sight. “We would camp out all day to […]
Charlotte Guynes, the director of University of Lynchburg’s new Masters in Public Health program, was at a local restaurant recently when she noticed someone was choking. She performed the Heimlich maneuver and then went back to her seat. To her, she was helping where she could. But to the family of the person she helped, she was […]