When Erika Mork started her position as the University of Lynchburg’s director of annual giving last fall, she wasn’t exactly a newbie.
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 […]
During winter break, a team from the University of Lynchburg traveled to New Orleans, where they helped rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The group, led by communication studies professor Dr. Jimmy Roux, partnered with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans for the service-learning project. YRNO was founded after Hurricane Katrina. The […]
When Dr. Jim Owens, a longtime history professor at Lynchburg College, died in August of 2017, he bequeathed to the College a large and eclectic collection of artwork. Of the approximately 300 pieces, many fall into the category of southern outsider folk art.
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.
Meet Nicole Trimble ’17, warrior against hunger. For more than six months, Nicole has worked with Stop Hunger Now, a Lynchburg-based nonprofit, provide meals for people without adequate access to food. Back in August, she helped send thousands of meals to Haiti. “Seeing the meals shipped to Haiti really touched me because the people were […]