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.
Work is steadily progressing on the new residence hall. According to Boyce Hamlet, physical plant director, sections of the building are now “under roof” and sheetrock installation has commenced.
Walt Disney World might be a common place to visit for spring break. But Nick Prechel ’22 and his fellow Westover Honors classmates enjoyed the experience as part of an academic project. Prechel, for example, was making observations about how people reacted to waiting in lines for rides and how their attitudes changed based on […]
Craig Close ’19, an economics major and Westover Honors student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, shared research from his senior thesis at the 45th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, held February 28 through March 2 in New York City.
The research psychology arm of the U.S. Navy has named a Lynchburg graduate for its 2018 Research Psychologist of the Year Award. Jenna Jewell ’10, a lieutenant in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps, was selected because of her research work with Navy Divers, collateral duties — she doubles as the public affairs officer for her […]
Seventy University of Lynchburg students were inducted into the Society of Westover Fellows on Sunday, September 30, during at standing-room-only ceremony at Snidow Chapel. There were 65 first-year students and five sophomores inducted.
D’Andria Alston-Thomas ’19 has spent this summer helping transportation officials from around the world learn from each other. The rising senior has a paid internship in the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of International Programs. “My department and my job focus on all the agreements that the Department of Transportation has with other departments around the […]
On Thursday, April 12, a group of Westover Honors students traveled to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, D.C. The trip was part of an honors course, “Jock Culture: Sport in Contemporary America.”
Physics major and Westover Honors student Nick Savino ’19 will spend the summer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in Tennessee, as part of an internship he got through the U.S. Department of Energy. For 10 weeks, he’ll work with scientists and other undergraduate researchers at the lab, which was founded as part of the Manhattan Project in 1943.