Twenty-eight first-year students at the University of Lynchburg are participating in GEAR UP, a U.S. Department of Education program that stands for “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.”
On Friday evening, May 1, the University of Lynchburg recognized some of its best and brightest at a virtual academic awards ceremony hosted by Dr. William Lokar, dean of the Lynchburg College of Arts and Sciences.
Kimberly Mendez Lemús arrived at the University of Lynchburg (almost) by chance — and she’s been grateful for the happy accident ever since.
Each year, the Peace Corps receives 18,000 applications and accepts only 4,000 people for service positions abroad. This year, three of the 4,000 volunteers fulfilling their passions for humanitarian work are soon-to-be University of Lynchburg alumni.
Shortly after graduating from the University of Lynchburg this Saturday, Renee Banks and Endasia Mitchell will head off for careers in the U.S. Marine Corps.
A group of 13 students and three faculty members recently spent three weeks in Bolivia on a new study-abroad trip offered by the University of Lynchburg’s Criminology program. The opportunity was conceived by Criminology and Spanish faculty as an alternative to the England-Scotland study abroad.
In June, two Lynchburg College students are headed to Oaxaca, Mexico, under a new partnership announced this past spring between the College and the Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez de Oaxaca (UABJO), a public university in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico.