During a press conference at the University of Lynchburg, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares announced new measures in the state’s Operation Ceasefire initiative to curb gun violence.
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University partners with Centra to bring The Basics to Lynchburg-area families
Dr. Owen Cardwell first heard about The Basics when a mutual friend introduced him to Dr. Ron Ferguson, the Harvard University professor who developed the educational program that helps prepare children, ages 0 to 5, for kindergarten.
Lynchburg receives grants to launch Good Gangs program
Dr. Owen Cardwell had been pondering what could be done about gun and gang violence in his hometown. A pastor in Lynchburg, Cardwell also is the University of Lynchburg’s Rosel Schewel Distinguished Professor of Education and Human Development and co-director of the University’s Center for Education and Leadership.
‘Good Trouble’ theme of University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration
The University of Lynchburg will hold a weeklong celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, “Good Trouble: Uniting our Dreams and Voices for Justice.” A series of events will be held Jan. 25-29, the week after the federal holiday.
Lynchburg workshop will help local organizations strengthen family relationships
An upcoming workshop will support Lynchburg organizations in helping families build stronger relationships, with the long-term goal of reducing poverty.
Civil rights leader joins university as Schewel Chair in Education
Dr. Owen C. Cardwell, a Civil Rights advocate who has worked throughout Virginia and at the national level, has joined the University of Lynchburg as the Rosel Schewel Distinguished Chair […]