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.
Houston Bowles ’94 has been named the 2023 tournament chairman for The Players Championship. The golf championship, held each March at The Players Club at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, has been described as the “PGA Tour’s flagship event.”
Earlier this month, third-grade teacher Taylor Goodson ’12, ’14 MEd was sitting in a surprise school assembly at Coventry Elementary School, in Yorktown, Virginia. The impromptu event had been called — so she was told — in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services hosted its fourth Multicultural Gala on Saturday, April 30. The popular, student-planned event — a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to get dressed to the nines and literally walk the red carpet — was held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Two-hundred-twenty people from across campus and the surrounding community attended.
The Rev. Kaye Edwards ’70 will deliver two lectures in Lynchburg this month, the Turner-Warren Lecture on Life and Faith and the Jenny Cutler Shumate Lecture.
Sometimes, finding your purpose takes a deeper dive than you imagined it would.
Lloyd and Lorraine Flint’s dedication to the University extended even past their deaths, as their estate established The Lloyd G. Flint Jr. and Lorraine Kiley Flint Scholarship.
University of Lynchburg students, faculty, staff, and alumni shined a light on local history this month at the Old City Cemetery Candlelight Tours.
For those who knew him, there was nothing Doc Hailey couldn’t do. “My mom used to say he was not smart enough to know that there was anything he couldn’t do,” Lavinia Garbee ’90 MEd said of her father, the University of Lynchburg’s first theatre professor, Dr. Robert Carter “Doc” Hailey Sr.
When Dr. Helen Mundy Witt ’67, ’78 MEd, ’13 DEd died in January at the age of 88, everyone at Lynchburg knew that her legacy would live on. More than the first Black graduate of what was then Lynchburg College, she was also an educator, a civil rights advocate, a wife, mother, friend, author, and an accomplished tennis player.