Treney Tweedy ’97, ’20 MBA was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to the board of directors of the New College Institute. The state-funded group, located in Martinsville, Virginia, offers degrees — bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate — through partnerships with colleges and universities across the commonwealth.
The University of Lynchburg is offering reduced tuition for most of its master’s programs to new full-time students.
“Best in the world.” That’s not something you hear every day. But recently, University of Lynchburg student Joel Rainey ’20 got word that his overall score in the Business Strategy Game, a global business simulation that involved undergraduate business students from 385 colleges and universities in 37 countries, had tied for first.
Rayfurd Thompson might never leave Lynchburg. In 2016, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in economic crime prevention and investigation, a program that draws on a number of disciplines, among them accounting, criminology, and computer science. In 2017, he finished a Master of Business Administration. On Saturday, he’ll don the mortarboard again for a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership studies.