Elora Burchette ’26 has long been interested in forensic accounting and white-collar crime investigations. Her favorite television show is “American Greed,” a long-running documentary that shows “the dark side of the American Dream,” with true-to-life stories about credit card scams, Ponzi schemes, and other white-collar crimes. Along the way, she became even more interested in preventing white-collar crime.
Alana Compton ’23 has been named the winner of the 2023 Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award. The award, one of the University of Lynchburg’s highest honors for undergraduate students, was presented on Friday, April 14, during the annual academic awards ceremony.
It’s fair to say that the first time he met Dr. David Murphy, Tommy Meyers ’14 made a big impression. It was the fall of 2012 when Meyers, a 6-foot-4-inch-tall U.S. Army veteran and former truck driver in his mid-40s, stopped by to see Murphy about one of his classes.
Matthew Gillett ’22, a political science major from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named the 2021-22 Richard Clarke Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University of Lynchburg’s highest academic honor, was presented Friday, Oct. 29, at the Daura Museum of Art.
Christopher L. Burnley ʼ93 has been appointed the University of Lynchburg’s new vice president of business and finance and will assume his new post on Aug. 1. “It is an […]
“Best in the world.” That’s not something you hear every day. But recently, University of Lynchburg student Joel Rainey ’20 got word that his overall score in the Business Strategy Game, a global business simulation that involved undergraduate business students from 385 colleges and universities in 37 countries, had tied for first.
If you’d like to spend less time in the doctor’s waiting room, three Lynchburg students and their marketing professor are on your side. And you may want to cheer for […]
During winter break, a team from the University of Lynchburg traveled to New Orleans, where they helped rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The group, […]
University of Lynchburg will honor local U.S. military veterans and active-duty personnel on Monday, November 12, with a Veterans Day service in Snidow Chapel. The service begins at 10 a.m. The public is invited and admission is free.
Rayfurd Thompson might never leave Lynchburg. In 2016, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in economic crime prevention and investigation, a program that draws on a number of disciplines, among them accounting, criminology, and computer science. In 2017, he finished a Master of Business Administration. On Saturday, he’ll don the mortarboard again for a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership studies.