This past winter, when Beau Wright was looking for someone to manage his campaign for Lynchburg City Council, he spoke about it with someone who worked on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s winning 2017 campaign. Wright said they gave him one name: Carter Elliott. “So, I called Carter and we met for lunch,” he said.
The University of Lynchburg Model United Nations team won a bevy of awards at the annual UN simulation conference in New York last week. The Lynchburg team of 16 students represented Luxembourg, while thousands of students from other universities represented other countries. But the Lynchburg-Luxembourg delegation stood out. Two delegates, Imani Anusiem ’18 and Ladell […]
A C-SPAN Cities Tour crew is spending the week in Lynchburg, and Lynchburg College will come up in a couple of segments that will air the weekend of February 17-18. Meanwhile, one C-SPAN producer took time to speak with students from several classes about life in the television journalism industry and how to use C-SPAN video libraries for research.
Parker Jones ’19 is spending the fall semester on Capitol Hill, where he interacts with government administrators and elected officials. Jones is an intern with the National Association of State Foresters in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit, member-based organization serves U.S. state and territorial forestry agencies and focuses on protecting state and private forests.
Lynchburg College professor Dr. Marek Payerhin will deliver a lecture on Russia’s international relations in the 2016 Great Decisions Lecture Series at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Lynchburg Public Library.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has selected Dr. Sabita Manian, a Lynchburg College professor of international relations and political science, for an Outstanding Faculty Award. “Dr. Manian’s commitment to and accomplishment in fulfilling Lynchburg College’s mission is evident through her dynamic pedagogy and outstanding preparation of students for a global society as conscientious citizens,” said LC President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.
The LC delegation represented the United Kingdom among 15 college and university teams that included a total of more than 160 students. The conference participants debated and amended a resolution about how the EU could deal with the current migrant crisis.
Students and community members packed Hopwood Auditorium Wednesday night to learn about Virginia’s progress toward “restorative justice.” Virginia leaders hope to help more former inmates participate in society and build better futures for themselves, said guest speaker Levar Stoney, secretary of the commonwealth. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe assigned Stoney to lead Virginia’s efforts to streamline […]
Ryan Connors ’16 began his senior year with one important item checked off on his to-do list: Find a job. Ryan recently completed a summer internship with BlackRock, a well-known financial management firm. A few days later, the company offered him a job on its financial analyst team. He knew that BlackRock likes to hire […]
Ten University of Lynchburg students are exploring cities, villages, and the rainforest in Brazil to learn more about the challenges posed by construction and development. Along the way, they are providing service to people in Brazil. Dr. Marek Payerhin, LC political science professor, is leading the course “Battle for the Amazon.” The group left for Brazil […]