Authors and professors Dr. Kelly Ann Jacobson and Dr. Addie Tsai will read from their work on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the University of Lynchburg. The event, “From Folklore to Frankenstein: Queer Subversive Retellings of Kelly Ann Jacobson and Addie Tsai,” will be held at 6 p.m. in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited.
As the saying goes, “it took a village” to get Shukria Rezayi ’27 from her home in Afghanistan to the University of Lynchburg for the Fall 2023 semester. But if you ask Alissa Keith ’14 MA, she’ll tell you it took “a thousand little miracles.”
Award-winning author SJ Sindu will read from their work as part of the Thornton Reading series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.
Undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need will have access to three additional scholarships, thanks to generous support from donors.
Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Ormsbee will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
Sophia Tully ’23, a philosophy-political science major and Westover Honors Fellow from Midlothian, Virginia, has been named the University of Lynchburg’s 2022-23 Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University’s highest academic honor, was presented on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Daura Museum of Art.
The next Thornton Reading will host poet, essayist, playwright, and lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts, who will read from his work, participate in a Q&A, and sign books.
Simone Monteleone ’96 grew up in New York City, so it’s not surprising that the first national park she ever visited was the Statue of Liberty.
Dr. Kelly Ann Jacobson considers herself “one of those people that always knew they loved writing.” She was 5 when she wrote, illustrated, and published her first book in her elementary school library. Book two, about a teddy bear, followed in third grade.
Novelist Wiley Cash will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, at the University of Lynchburg. The reading, to be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom, will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Admission is free and the public is invited.