The University of Lynchburg is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events, including several lectures, student game nights, and concerts. Among the highlights of the month is the annual Gospel Concert, which takes place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Schewel Hall’s Sydnor Performance Hall.
Office of Equity and Inclusion
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Equity and Inclusion will host two public events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, activist and author Penny Blue will present “King Did More Than Dream.” The event, to be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom, is part of the University’s Courageous Conversation series.
When Laurence Walker ’24 enrolled at the University of Lynchburg, one of his goals was to help students who, like him, identify as neurodiverse, an umbrella term that includes attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, dyslexia, and other conditions.
Actress and singer Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye will present her award-winning one-woman play “The Fannie Lou Hamer Story,” about the mother of African American voting rights, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Steve Dawson is one of 25 faculty members in the country selected to participate in the Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar at DePaul University in Chicago from June 18-22.
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
The University of Lynchburg is recognizing Black History Month in 2023 with a variety of events for students and the broader community.
The University of Lynchburg will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with three big events the week after Martin Luther King Day, when classes resume. All events are free and open to the public.
The Office of Wellness and Health Promotion will celebrate University of Lynchburg’s LGBTQ+ community with its annual Lavender Week’ Oct. 17-21. Lavender Week’s events provide several opportunities for all students to learn about the LGBTQ+ community and how to be an ally.
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services hosted its fourth Multicultural Gala on Saturday, April 30. The popular, student-planned event — a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to get dressed to the nines and literally walk the red carpet — was held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Two-hundred-twenty people from across campus and the surrounding community attended.