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.
A science camp for high school students is the latest addition to the University of Lynchburg’s 2022 summer camps. The program runs from July 24 to 30. As in years past, the University is also offering Debate and Public Speaking to local middle and high school students, as well as several athletics options.
As folks like to say at the University of Lynchburg, Thursday, May 20, was a “great day to be a Hornet.” The sun was shining, the sky blue with wispy clouds, and the air temperature was a bit like Goldilocks’s porridge: not too hot, not too cold, but just right.
Don’t call it beginner’s luck. In the game of golf, you make your own luck. But as a newcomer to the collegiate game, University of Lynchburg’s Lily Self ’23 immediately made waves for the Hornets’ new women’s golf program.
Surrounded by an entourage of more than a dozen former players, colleagues, and University of Lynchburg administrators, Enza Steele was immortalized in the field hockey world last winter.
University of Lynchburg athletics, in conjunction with fellow Old Dominion Athletic Conference members, has decided to postpone traditional fall intercollegiate competition through the end of the 2020 calendar year due to ongoing community spread of the novel coronavirus.
When Laurie Haggerty Dolian ’73 heard about the Lynchburg Crisis Response Fund and its support for students, faculty, and staff, she knew she wanted to help. After all, she had once needed help, too. So on #GivingTuesdayNow, Laurie and her husband, Bob, gave a substantial amount to her alma mater.
The University of Lynchburg announced today that its equestrian program has reached an agreement with Liberty University to ride from the Liberty Mountain Equestrian Center in 2020-21 and beyond.
A new initiative is giving Lynchburg supporters the chance to help update five athletics facilities on campus. “Five for the Hive” includes improvements to Turner Gymnasium; Shellenberger, Moon, and Fox fields; as well as the tennis courts.
Race, gender, and season get a closer look this year in criminology major Caitlin Dorsch’s Westover Honors thesis. The senior and Sommerville Scholar finalist is studying how all three aspects play into criminal convictions in the City of Lynchburg.