The University of Lynchburg’s College of Business has received a pledge for a $1 million gift from longtime supporters Elaine Hadden Drysdale and the late Douglas D. Drysdale. In 2013, the couple gave $3 million to the Drysdale Student Center project.
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Alexa Watkin ’23 carefully opens one of the burial books in the office of Presbyterian Cemetery, a historic graveyard that’s located about three miles from the University of Lynchburg. She thumbs through the pages that list the names of Lynchburg-area residents who have been buried at the cemetery since it opened in 1823.
“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.
When Janae Edwards ’23 heard that Daymond John, star of the Emmy Award-winning TV show “Shark Tank” was coming to speak at the University of Lynchburg, she was one of the first people to pick up her free ticket from the College of Business. “I’m a huge fan of his,” Edwards, a transfer student and political science major from Baltimore, said. “He has been an inspiration to me for many years, as a businessman, a “Shark,” and as a person.”
Daymond John, a renowned entrepreneur and star of “Shark Tank,” will share his perspective on life and business in a talk at the University of Lynchburg at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 21, in Turner Gymnasium.
Families in the Lynchburg area can learn about budgeting, investing, debt, and other topics in a series of free personal finance workshops from the University of Lynchburg College of Business. […]
Trammel Robinson ’20, a business administration major from Memphis, did such a bang-up job on his internship this summer that the company’s managing director wrote officials at the University of Lynchburg to tell them about it.
Rebecca Taylor called her professors “super gifted” and said they “go above and beyond to help students.” As she graduates, she said she will miss the routine of having class every day and the opportunity to take random classes to explore new ideas, but she looks forward to cultivating the interests shes developed at Lynchburg.
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 […]
Dylan Schumacher ’20 wants to be the U.S. Army’s “Best Warrior.” In March, the business administration major and sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Reserve was named “Noncommissioned Officer of the Year” at a brigade-level competition held at Fort Knox, Kentucky.