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.
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.
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. Business professors will teach six workshops in October and November. Although primarily created for parents of Lynchburg City Schools students, anyone is welcome. Each session […]
Three University of Lynchburg students will speak at an international forum in Kazakhstan next week, taking on topics such as immigration, gender inequality, and plastic pollution. After they return, they will present their work and talk about the experience of visiting Kazakhstan at 3 p.m. Friday, September 27, in Schewel Hall room 231. The public and media are invited to attend.
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 them in a statewide innovation competition this week.Niko Louvros ’21, from Manassas Park, Virginia; Claudia Lopez Perez ’22, from Madrid, Spain; and Stephanie Quaranto ’21, […]
Craig Close ’19, an economics major and Westover Honors student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, shared research from his senior thesis at the 45th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, held February 28 through March 2 in New York City.
Four University of Lynchburg students took second place in the 2018 Federal Reserve Challenge, a competition focused on monetary policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Thanks to their academic preparation and involvement in the Student-managed Investment Fund, the Lynchburg students thrived in the competition and bested larger teams from much larger schools, including […]
Dr. Gerald Prante, assistant professor of economics at Lynchburg College, was recently named to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Joint Advisory Board of Economists. On the board, he joins economists from the fields of higher education, banking, and other industries.
The University of Lynchburg School of Business and Economics will host a panel discussion, “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies — Your Questions Answered,” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, February 26, in Room 232 of Elliot and Rosel Schewel Hall. The public is invited, admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. Two University of Lynchburg professors, Elmer Hoeksema […]