Craig Close ’19, an economics major and Westover Honors student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, shared research from his senior thesis at the 45th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, held February 28 through March 2 in New York City.
Dr. Gerald Prante, assistant professor of economics at Lynchburg College, was recently named to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Joint Advisory Board of Economists. On the board, he joins economists from the fields of higher education, banking, and other industries.
In only its second year of offering classes online, University of Lynchburg’s master of business administration program has earned a place in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of online MBA degrees. Lynchburg’s program is positioned 184th out of 267 colleges and universities included in the magazine’s 2018 ranking. U.S. News & World Report […]
Janice Wilson ’15, who might be better known at Lynchburg College by her middle name Keely, works for Two Blind Brothers, a New York City-based startup that markets high-quality T-shirts and hoodies, each of which incorporates Braille.
Lynchburg College students in business, finance, and economics programs now have a Bloomberg Terminal, which puts cutting-edge financial data at their fingertips. Meanwhile, they’re managing the investment of $100,000 from the Lynchburg College endowment, giving them hands-on skills and the experience of dealing with real markets. Two recent graduates say the experience has already helped their careers.
Thanks to their summer internships, two of Lynchburg’s Bonner Leader students have a better understanding of poverty and how to help people out of it. For eight weeks, Marissa Bucklew ’18 worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and its many community gardens, while Elise Togbe ’18 spent her summer in Louisville, teaching refugees and […]
During the academic year, Nick Savino ’19 is a busy guy. The junior from Bristol, Connecticut, is a physics major with minors in math, history, and business. He’s a Westover Honors student and a member of Lynchburg’s varsity tennis team. This summer, Nick applied his laser-sharp focus on a unique project, spending more than 200 […]
When Ancito Etienne was 12, he decided to plan his funeral. He had cancer. “I knew that there was no way I was going to receive treatment in Haiti, and instead of just seeing my parents be desperate and crying all the time, it would be better to spend the few days I had, be […]
CEO Magazine has again named University of Lynchburg’s Master of Business Administration program as one of the best in North America. The Lynchburg MBA was listed as a Tier One program in CEO Magazine’s 2017 Global MBA Rankings. Only three other MBA programs in Virginia made that list. Using a ranking system entirely geared and […]
Since earning their MBA degrees at Lynchburg College, Ben and Brian Summers have helped their family archery equipment business excel and expand globally, despite economic downturns and a competitive business environment.