Alyssa Gundel ’22 says she has long been “fascinated with the idea that some of the smallest components of life can come together to create a fully functioning organism” and “always knew I wanted to make an impact on someone in the world.”
Aly Bonilla ’22 was one of five students from across the U.S. chosen by the Bonner Foundation to participate in its 2020 National Summer Internship Program. Bonilla, an English major from Norwalk, Connecticut, also is only the second University of Lynchburg Bonner Leader ever to be selected for the internship.
Abigael Lyons ’21 aced math early, so she didn’t need to take any math courses during her sophomore year. Instead, she tutored other students in calculus and algebra.
Two students from the University of Lynchburg’s Bonner Leader Program spent the summer serving others through the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, an organization that combines education and community service. As Aly Bonilla ’22 put it, it got them out of their “bubble.”
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Lynchburg a $1.4 million grant to help prepare science and math teachers who can reach more students. The grant, part of the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, will provide scholarship money and institutional support for 22 undergraduate students who will major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental […]
Brian Adkins ’20 has always been a history buff. When all of the other kids in elementary school were buying Garfield comics at the Scholastic book sale, Adkins said he wanted one about the sinking of the Titanic. He compared his attraction to history to how some people like math, saying it “just clicked” with him.
Like most veterans, Tyler Faulkner ’15 can tell you exactly how long he was deployed. He spent 371 days in Afghanistan from May 27, 2011 until his return on June 2, 2012.