COVID-19 might have disrupted a lot this past spring, but Dr. Robert Canida, the University of Lynchburg’s vice president for inclusive excellence, was determined to not let the pandemic affect the Office of Equity and Inclusion and its efforts to create a more inclusive, respectful campus environment.
A $52,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund will help Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion move forward with a brand-new project: Home for Hornets.
Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Robert L. Canida II has been appointed vice president for inclusive excellence by the University of Lynchburg’s new president, Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar, in one of her first official acts.
Emmanuel Hernandez Mellado ’23 hit the ground running when he arrived at the University of Lynchburg for the Fall 2019 semester. The first in his family to attend college, the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, resident wasted no time getting involved on campus.
On Thursday night, the University of Lynchburg held its annual Leadership Awards Ceremony — virtually, of course.
The University of Lynchburg’s Q affinity group was recently named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2020 Inspiring Affinity Group Award.
The University of Lynchburg, specifically its Gender Studies program and the offices of Equity and Inclusion, Student Engagement and Leadership Development, and Housing and Residence Life, will present two events based on the book “The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government.”
Black history will come alive on Wednesday, February 26, when the University of Lynchburg’s Black Student Association presents a living wax museum featuring well-known people from African American history. The public event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free.
Dr. Robert L. Canida II has been named the University of Lynchburg’s new diversity and inclusion officer. A highly respected academic, administrator, and advocate for diversity and inclusion, Canida joined the Office of Equity and Inclusion earlier this week.
Marc Propst ’19 wishes that he, as a freshman, could have seen the person he’s become today. Propst said he’s more mature, less stubborn, and better at building bridges than he was four years ago . He’s also found a second family at the University of Lynchburg, and he’s spent the past few years working […]