A group of 28 Lynchburg students took the road less traveled this summer to study war and peace in southeastern Europe. Over the past month, the group toured Balkan states that were formerly part of Yugoslavia, including Bosnia and Croatia. They studied the region’s history steeped in war, starting with the conflicts that led to […]
Thirty University of Lynchburg students will embark to Vietnam and Cambodia this month to spend nearly four weeks exploring foreign culture and history. One of those students, Taylor Bopp ‘19, will make the trip with the help of a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society that recognizes top undergraduate and […]
University of Lynchburg student D’Andria Alston-Thomas ’19 decided to pursue a new adventure for her senior year. During the fall semester, she is studying at Fachhochschule Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences in Austria. It’s one of Lynchburg’s several partner universities around the world. Alston-Thomas is studying abroad to complete her bachelor’s degree in business administration […]
It’s rare for Americans to get an invitation to join the Gloucester Cathedral Choir in England, but Chris Young ’20, a music education major, got the chance. He’s spending a year there as a tenor.
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.
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
About 30 students spent 16 days in Italy, where they studied the intersection of art and anatomy. The students gained a new, rich understanding for the history of their field.
A group of Lynchburg students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day trip to England and Iceland. The trip was led by faculty members Dr. Barbara Rothermel and Dr. Jimmy Roux and focused public relations practices, cultural heritage, and tourism.
Allyssa Compton ’21 recently spent the first spring break of her college career exploring the modern-day fame of her literary idol, Jane Austen. She is one of 13 students taking “Powers of Persuasion: Jane Austen’s Legacy,” a Westover Honors class taught by Dr. Beth Savage. In addition to reading and analyzing Austen’s books, from March […]
A group from University of Lynchburg’s physician assistant medicine program recently spent a week providing medical care to more than 400 people in the Dominican Republic. In their third-annual medical mission in the Caribbean nation, about 35 students helped patients with issues both minor and major — everything from common viral infections to severe dehydration. […]