Dr. Rich Milner, a renowned researcher, scholar, and leader of urban education and teacher education, is the lecturer for this year’s Rosel Schewel Lecture.
College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling
A deep desire to educate neurodivergent students: Meet Laurence Walker ’24
Special education major Laurence Walker ’24 is a parent, a stroke survivor, and a cancer patient. He’s also a poet, the student representative for the Neurodiversity Alliance, and previously earned a degree in divinity.
University Lecture Series highlights research on China and the Caribbean, military’s impact on American culture
Dr. Ghislaine Lewis and Dr. David Gosling will be the featured speakers for the University Lecture Series this semester. Both lectures will take place in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited.
MEd student named 2022 Pete Warren Student Fellow
Demetrious “Trā” Nicholson ’24 MEd, a student in the University of Lynchburg’s Master of Education in School Counseling program, was recently named a 2022 Pete Warren Student Fellow by the Virginia Counselors Association Foundation.
Lynchburg named among best in Virginia for criminology, public health, education, environmental and sports sciences
The University of Lynchburg has been recognized as a top school in Virginia by the 2022 Plexuss Global Rankings for several undergraduate programs. Most notably, Lynchburg ranked No. 2 in Virginia for criminology programs and No. 65 nationally.
Local cycling nonprofit led by Lynchburg prof connects elderly with nature
Whatever the weather, the hustle and bustle around the downtown Lynchburg LOVE sign is always lively and warm. It’s a scene that Dr. Jimmy Roux fits into pretty naturally, chatting with passers-by at a table set up for Cycling Without Age. The nonprofit provides free rides for older people or those who have issues riding a bike on their own.
Lynchburg opens 2022-23 academic year with wisdom from ‘Ted Lasso’
The excitement of a new academic year was palpable in the cheerful chatter of the students, faculty, staff, and parents trickling into Turner Gymnasium on Sunday morning for the University of Lynchburg’s New Student Convocation.
University partners with Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, hosts Big Band Concert Aug. 25
The University of Lynchburg will enter into a formal partnership with the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Aug. 25. The agreement, to be signed on the University campus that afternoon, will be followed by a 7 p.m. performance of LSO’s Big Band.
Lynchburg professor part of educator think tank seeking to close opportunity gaps
Dr. Emma Savage-Davis, dean of the College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, will be part of a multiyear research initiative alongside teacher educators from across the nation and beyond.
Two MEds at Lynchburg are now 40% off
The University of Lynchburg is offering a tuition discount of 40% on two of its Master of Education programs: the MEd in Reading and the MEd in Special Education. The deadline to apply for the Fall 2022 semester is July 31, but interested teachers can apply anytime for upcoming semesters.