The University of Lynchburg is once again noted among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. Lynchburg’s 2022 rankings include a 21st spot among regional universities in the South — up one from last year — and a 23rd place for Best Value in that category. Among Best Colleges for Veterans, Lynchburg ranked No. 35 and on the Top Performers on Social Mobility list, the University ranked 62nd. Lynchburg also was included on a new list that ranks the best Undergraduate Nursing Programs in the country.
The University of Lynchburg will honor its U.S. military veterans with a virtual Veterans Day observance at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. All University of Lynchburg veterans — alumni, faculty, staff, students, and their guests — are invited to attend the event, which will be held on Google Meet.
Liza Gainey ’20 DMSc was inspired to start volunteering in her community during her coursework for the Doctor of Medical Science at the University of Lynchburg. In particular, she credits her classes in global health and disaster medicine with providing that spark.
Business administration major Dylan Schumacher ’20 likes to reminisce about “the best six weeks” of his life. In March 2012, Schumacher and five of his “bateau brothers” embarked on the Marshall Expedition, a treacherous journey to retrace U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall’s famous 1812 water survey.
This summer, University of Lynchburg graduate student and veteran John “J.R.” Wise ’16 will add another award to his long list of academic and military honors. He’s receiving the NATA Foundation’s Jeff Snedecker Memorial Scholarship.
It had been more than 50 years since he stood at the pulpit, and even longer since he’d spoken at his alma mater. A decorated Vietnam War vet, Col. Richard “Dick” Moore ’63 delivered the keynote address at the University of Lynchburg’s annual Veterans Day service in Snidow Chapel on Monday morning. It was no ordinary sermon, though it started with two Bible verses.
The University of Lynchburg will honor area military veterans on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. At 10 a.m., there will be a Veterans Day service in the University’s Snidow Chapel. The service is open to the public. The guest speaker is Col. Richard “Dick” Moore ’63. For 31 years, Moore worked in intelligence for the […]
The newest U.S. News & World Report college rankings call the University of Lynchburg one of the top values for higher education in the South. The news organization ranked the University of Lynchburg 20th on the list of Best Regional Universities — South, out of 122 schools ranked in that category. Lynchburg also earned the […]
The University of Lynchburg is now a “Purple Heart University.” The designation, awarded by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, recognizes the University for its support of veterans wounded in combat. Dr. Kenneth R. Garren, president of the University of Lynchburg, issued a proclamation today to make the designation official. “The University of Lynchburg […]
Dylan Schumacher ’20 wants to be the U.S. Army’s “Best Warrior.” In March, the business administration major and sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Reserve was named “Noncommissioned Officer of the Year” at a brigade-level competition held at Fort Knox, Kentucky.