The latest issue of Lynchburg Business magazine features Dr. Ghislaine Lewis, associate professor of communication studies. Lewis is named among the magazine’s “Top 20 Under 40,” an annual list that celebrates “young professionals who are rising stars in their industries and active community volunteers,” according to the magazine.
Former communication studies major Mark Brown ’95 is the winner of the Dave Boss Award of Excellence for his entry into the 54th annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. His photo, “Backlit Backup,” was selected as the Photograph of the Year for the 2021 National Football League season.
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.
University of Lynchburg alumni can keep an eye out for one of their own on the 20th season of ABC’s “American Idol,” which premiered at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27. While he didn’t show up in the premiere, Danny Czerkawski ’16 could appear on “American Idol” sometime this season.
Sometimes, finding your purpose takes a deeper dive than you imagined it would.
Lynchburg’s Debate and Forensics team scored several trophies last month at the first Collegiate Forensics Association tournament of the semester, held at Randolph-Macon College.
Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Cheryl R. Jorgensen-Earp is the recipient of the 2021 Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, given annually by the National Communication Association to honor the most outstanding scholarly monograph(s) published during the previous calendar year.
Students at the University of Lynchburg have a new resource that will help them be better prepared for job and graduate school interviews. It’s “Suit Yourself,” a clothes closet on the third floor of Schewel Hall, where students can “shop” for interview attire at no cost to them.
Students at the University of Lynchburg can soon minor in crisis communication and sports media. Both minors are a result of student demand and both combine courses in communication studies with other disciplines.
A new format due to COVID-19 restrictions did not stop the University of Lynchburg’s Debate and Forensics Team from bringing home several awards at the first-ever online Collegiate Forensics Association Tournament earlier this month.