The University of Lynchburg has received a $50,000 grant, paid out over two years, to launch Hornets in Recovery, a program that will help students living in recovery from substance use disorders.
The Princeton Review has once again included the University of Lynchburg on its annual list of best colleges nationwide. Lynchburg is included on the website’s “The 388 Best Colleges” list, which includes colleges and universities across the U.S.
Lynchburg campus safety officials learned about new techniques to better accommodate victims of sexual assault and more effectively do their jobs without inflicting more trauma.
The University of Lynchburg will launch a new minor this fall: medical humanities. The 18-hour program, developed by a team of faculty from across the academic disciplines, bridges the humanities and health sciences in a way not previously done at Lynchburg.
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
Lynchburg College will revamp its teacher education programs by the fall of 2019, becoming the first higher education institution in the country to integrate a mentor/coaching model championed by the New Teacher Center of Santa Cruz, Calif. The Jessie Ball DuPont fund recently awarded an $86,500 grant to the Lynchburg College School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling to help redesign the teacher preparation programs and integrate evidence-based practices using the New Teacher Center model.