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.
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 […]
Dr. Michael Robinson will present a lecture, “Doctor Has No Gender in English: Character Change in Popular Science Fiction and Superhero Texts,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7. The event, which is part of the Westover Honors lecture series, will be held in the newly renovated Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center.
A few years ago, Liz Childress Burneson ’12 was fresh out of Lynchburg College and living in Richmond. She had a new job in a new, big city. It was totally different from college life, where Burneson said she was “supported and involved in so many things,” including Westover Honors and volunteering with the local Big Brothers Big Sisters group.
Janice Wilson ’15, who might be better known at Lynchburg College by her middle name Keely, works for Two Blind Brothers, a New York City-based startup that markets high-quality T-shirts and hoodies, each of which incorporates Braille.
The celebration of the 30 years of Westover Honors continues this week with a lecture about the rise of the radical right, and then a special event during Homecoming. Dr. Edward DeClair, director of Westover Honors, will present “The Rise of Populism in France and the United States: Le Pen and Trump,” on Thursday, October […]
Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott, a 1994 graduate of Lynchburg College, will attend Homecoming 2017 to receive an award from the Lynchburg College Alumni Association and help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Westover Honors Program.