In just a few months, College Lake will be transformed into a thriving wetlands ecosystem — at least that’s the ultimate goal. First, the city of Lynchburg, in partnership with the University of Lynchburg, will begin draining the water and removing the high-hazard dam. That process is slated to start in early January 2024.
Emaleigh Smith ’27, a nursing major at the University of Lynchburg, is featured once again in WSLS 10’s November series, “30 Days of Hope.” In 2017, when the series launched, Smith was among the first foster kids highlighted by the local network. She was 12 at the time.
During Homecoming and Parents and Family Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 21, the University of Lynchburg dedicated the Dr. Kenneth R. Garren ’07 HAA, ’20 DEd Plaza at Westover Hall.
The University of Lynchburg baseball team welcomed Del. Wendell Walker to Shellenberger Field Wednesday night as the state representative presented the Hornets with a copy of a resolution he offered during a special session at the state legislature.
New students at the University of Lynchburg were officially welcomed to campus on Wednesday morning, Aug. 23, during the annual Convocation ceremony, which was held on the Dell in front of Hopwood Hall.
Commencement exercises for the University of Lynchburg’s undergraduate Class of 2023 were held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, on Shellenberger Field. All told, 394 undergraduates — 203 Bachelor of Arts and 191 Bachelor of Science — received their diplomas.
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
It was a stellar year for giving at the University of Lynchburg, with gifts to the University totaling $7.7 million dollars over the course of Fiscal Year 2022.
A block party celebrating city founder John Lynch’s birthday will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, on the grounds of Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg. During the event, the church also will sign a partnership agreement with the University of Lynchburg and the Lynchburg Museum System.
A number of students were recognized at the 2022 Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 22, in Turner Gymnasium.