Earlier this month, Dr. Clifton Potter ’62 wrote a letter to mark an important anniversary. “On September 3, 1958, I walked onto the Lynchburg College campus, suitcase in hand, to begin the adventure that would change my life,” he wrote in the letter, which he handed to Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president. “On this special […]
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 […]
Dr. Richard Steigmann-Gall, associate professor of history at Kent State University, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, in the University of Lynchburg’s Hall Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, “Star Spangled Fascism: Antisemitism and Political Extremism, Past and Present,” is free and open to the public.
This past winter, when Beau Wright was looking for someone to manage his campaign for Lynchburg City Council, he spoke about it with someone who worked on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s winning 2017 campaign. Wright said they gave him one name: Carter Elliott. “So, I called Carter and we met for lunch,” he said.
Physics major and Westover Honors student Nick Savino ’19 will spend the summer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in Tennessee, as part of an internship he got through the U.S. Department of Energy. For 10 weeks, he’ll work with scientists and other undergraduate researchers at the lab, which was founded as part of the Manhattan Project in 1943.
Science, technology, and the siege of Atlanta in the Civil War meet in an upcoming lecture at University of Lynchburg. Dr. Seymour E. Goodman, the Regents Professor of international affairs and computing at Georgia Tech, will present “Civil War Atlanta: The Long and Steep Descent” on Thursday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium. […]
A group of students is working on an exhibit for The American Civil War Museum in Appomattox, Virginia. The exhibit, “Local Stories, National Struggle,” focuses on individual stories of people — black and white, male and female, soldier and civilian — who were in and around Appomattox on April 9, 1865, the day the Confederates surrendered and the nation officially reunited after the Civil War. It opens in April.
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 company founded by a University of Lynchburg history graduate is one of the fastest-growing businesses in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jason Rankin ’98 founded ZAP Consulting in 2010 to help insurance companies assess claims involving electronic office equipment. The business has grown consistently and now operates in all 50 states. On December 7, the Charlotte […]
As an executive producer for the Nat Geo WILD cable channel, Ted Duvall ‘83 is a storyteller. He’s in charge of “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a reality show about a Danish veterinarian in Michigan. In addition to managing the budget and the crew, he also helps refine the focus on the most compelling aspects of […]