Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Cheryl R. Jorgensen-Earp is the recipient of the 2021 Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, given annually by the National Communication Association to honor the most outstanding scholarly monograph(s) published during the previous calendar year.
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The University of Lynchburg’s first intelligence studies major, Vedant Patel ’21 of Yorktown, Virginia, graduated Thursday, May 20. It was no small feat, considering the major has only been offered at Lynchburg since the fall of 2020.
Students at the University of Lynchburg have a new resource that will help them be better prepared for job and graduate school interviews. It’s “Suit Yourself,” a clothes closet on the third floor of Schewel Hall, where students can “shop” for interview attire at no cost to them.
University of Lynchburg students represented the Principality of Monaco in the National Model United Nations this week, winning a Position Paper Award and being named the “Distinguished Delegation.”
The University of Lynchburg has been recognized as part of the 2021 PLEXUSS Global Rankings. Lynchburg ranked No. 1 in Virginia for criminology programs, No. 5 for public health programs, and No. 5 for education management programs.
The University of Lynchburg was sad to learn of the death of Criminology Instructor Keith Smith, who passed away on Feb. 1 after a short illness.
Students at the University of Lynchburg can soon minor in crisis communication and sports media. Both minors are a result of student demand and both combine courses in communication studies with other disciplines.
After two tough days of virtual competition at regionals last weekend, the University of Lynchburg Ethics Bowl team is headed to nationals. A third-place award at the virtual tournament hosted by the University of North Georgia earned them the coveted spot.
A new format due to COVID-19 restrictions did not stop the University of Lynchburg’s Debate and Forensics Team from bringing home several awards at the first-ever online Collegiate Forensics Association Tournament earlier this month.
Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles ’11, a graduate of the University of Lynchburg’s communication studies program, has been named public affairs chief and chief spokesperson for the National Park Service.