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.
A group of sport management students will spend the upcoming spring break at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The group’s visit will be in conjunction with the Team USA Symposium, an event that bills itself as “the only conference of its kind that provides an in-depth look at the functions and operations of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movements.”
The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, and other news outlets are asking Dr. Lindsay Parks Pieper, a sport management professor at the University of Lynchburg, to speak up as the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team competes in the Women’s World Cup. On Tuesday, the Washington Post published an op-ed by Dr. Pieper and Tate Royer ’19 about […]
The University of Lynchburg is launching a new speaker series highlighting professors and their research. The University Lecture Series, marking the institution’s growth to university status, will feature two lectures each semester. The events are free and open to the public. Dr. Price Blair and Dr. Lori Mize, professors in the Doctor of Physical Therapy […]
As the world has tuned into the Olympics, Dr. Lindsay Parks Pieper, a University of Lynchburg sport management professor, has been in the news giving context to various issues in women’s sports. On Thursday, the Washington Post published an op-ed she wrote about how gender stereotypes set up double standards that hurt women athletes. A […]