Jacob Jones ’25, a Westover Honors Fellow at the University of Lynchburg, spent his summer working with immigrants and refugees from all over the world at the New Arrivals Institute, a charity in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Kelsey Spickler ’24, a Westover Honors Fellow from Bridgewater, Virginia, has been named the 2023-24 Richard Clarke Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University of Lynchburg’s highest academic honor, was presented on Nov. 13 at the West Room in Drysdale Student Center.
Sophia Tully ’23, a philosophy-political science major and Westover Honors Fellow from Midlothian, Virginia, has been named the University of Lynchburg’s 2022-23 Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University’s highest academic honor, was presented on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Daura Museum of Art.
“The Vow from Hiroshima,” a 2019 documentary that tells the story of Setsuko Nakamura Thurlow ’55 and her lifelong effort to abolish nuclear weapons, will be screened online at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8. The online event is the Canadian premiere of the film.
A collegiate chapter of the NAACP has been chartered at the University of Lynchburg. It’s the first collegiate chapter in the Lynchburg area and the culmination of a dream that Davion Washington ’21 has had since his arrival on campus four years ago.
Amanda Niebur ’24 didn’t know what she was getting into when she volunteered to participate in an archaeology dig at Historic Sandusky, a house museum owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg.
The University of Lynchburg has announced a new, interdisciplinary program. Starting in Fall 2020, students can major in Africana studies.
Race, gender, and season get a closer look this year in criminology major Caitlin Dorsch’s Westover Honors thesis. The senior and Sommerville Scholar finalist is studying how all three aspects play into criminal convictions in the City of Lynchburg.
This summer, Ashani Parker ’21 is fulfilling a dream of helping preserve endangered languages and cultures. She’s an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in a program […]
The University of Lynchburg will hold the 2019 Baccalaureate, a worship service to uplift and inspire the graduating class, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in Snidow Chapel. The Rev. […]