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.
Lynchburg College will revamp its teacher education programs by the fall of 2019, becoming the first higher education institution in the country to integrate a mentor/coaching model championed by the New Teacher Center of Santa Cruz, Calif. The Jessie Ball DuPont fund recently awarded an $86,500 grant to the Lynchburg College School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling to help redesign the teacher preparation programs and integrate evidence-based practices using the New Teacher Center model.
The award recognizes Aaron Smith as someone whose career and life are worthy of emulation, with the goal of increasing the pool of professionals working to solve medical, technological, and societal problems. “Those of us who see Aaron interact with students, community members, and his family know that he is a role model, and I am pleased that Minority Access recognizes him, too,” said Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.
Download the Leadership Institute for Faith-Based Community Engagement registration form. University of Lynchburg and a group of local ministers and activists are organizing a leadership institute to help leaders of local congregations strengthen communities and work together on problems of poverty and violence. The Leadership Institute for Faith-Based Community Engagement will meet monthly beginning September […]
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.
A group of education administrators from Central and Southside Virginia are attending the University of Lynchburg Summer Leadership Institute today. About 125 people are expected. The seminar allows educators to learn in-depth information about education, politics, and advocacy to help them in their roles as leaders in schools and school systems. This morning, the seminar […]
LC has gained approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to launch an EdD in Leadership Studies degree this fall with 27 students in the first cohort.