A new scholarship established by the Lynchburg Life Saving Crew will support graduate students pursuing a degree in PA medicine or athletic training. Preference will be given to students who are, or have been, EMTs or paramedics, or who have volunteered in emergency services or EMS.
University to get $40K per year from Bonner Foundation
The University of Lynchburg recently secured a three-year Enrichment Grant from the Bonner Foundation that will provide $40,000 annually.
Lynchburg athletics begins Phase 1 of Moon Field renovation
Aubrey R. Moon Jr. Field has long been one of the most scenic sites in NCAA Division III to take in an intercollegiate softball game. Now the University of Lynchburg’s historic venue is about to get even better.
‘A team effort’: Former trustee gives $100,000 to launch Men’s Soccer Endowment
Athletics is getting a big boost from former trustee Charles “Chuck” P. Collings ’73 and his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” S. Collings. The couple’s recent gift of $100,000 is helping to establish the Men’s Soccer Endowment, which will “support the needs and operations of the men’s soccer program at the University of Lynchburg.”
NSF GeoPaths grant to fully fund dino dig, internships for eligible students
A big grant from the National Science Foundation will send six students to Wyoming for free next summer to excavate a dinosaur from the Jurassic Period. The nearly $400,000 GeoPaths grant will fund up to 18 students over three years.
Lynchburg receives $7.7 million in gifts during FY22
It was a stellar year for giving at the University of Lynchburg, with gifts to the University totaling $7.7 million dollars over the course of Fiscal Year 2022.
Zooming ahead: Remote B2B marketing interns add value to Charlotte-based company
Wanatimi Owei ’22 liked his spring internship with Force Management so much, he decided to stay on over the summer. The computer science major, who will graduate later this year, is “one of the best intern writers” her company has ever had, says Rachel Clapp Miller ’99.
‘Give now’: Trustee, legacy graduate says donors shouldn’t delay scholarship support
If it were up to Steve Crank ’73, ’74 MBA, the University of Lynchburg would be called the “University of Love.” It’s where Crank met his late wife, Susan Hornsby Crank ’74. Many family members and classmates found love at Lynchburg, too.
Nearly $1 million planned gift creates academic scholarship for VA students in need
Marcia Ellis Golden ’68 spent her happiest days at Lynchburg, according to Gene Frantz ’71, ’76 MEd, who would reconnect with the former English major decades later over lunch in Colonial Heights, Virginia.
Peacebuilding through art: Gift to support spiritual life GA position
Roger Dowdy ’70 always knew Lynchburg was the school for him. “It was the only place, but also the right place,” he said. “Lynchburg was just who I was.”