Dr. Joseph Turek, dean of the School of Business and Economics, recently appeared on WDBJ7 to explain how regional store closings reflect national retail trends — including a growth in online shopping that increases power for shoppers and requires retailers to be more competitive. The full story is available at http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Lynchburg-store-closings-reflect-national-retail-trend-409839105.html.
WSET, the Lynchburg affiliate of ABC, recently asked Dr. Joseph Turek to explain recent research about discrepancies in the wages earned by women and men. Read more about the interview at http://www.wset.com/story/30136772/report-women-earn-10k-less-than-men-per-year
The Leadership 500 Awards in the April 2015 edition of Leadership Excellence Magazine list LC among the top 15 schools in the nation—the only school in the commonwealth to receive that distinction.