Growing up, two animals scared Madysen Buckley ’23 most: spiders and monkeys. As luck would have it — or not — the international relations and security studies major encountered plenty of the latter during a recent study abroad trip to India.
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Arts and sciences names new dean
The University of Lynchburg has named Dr. Sabita Manian dean of the Lynchburg College of Arts and Sciences. Manian, who is a professor of international relations and security studies, previously served as associate dean of the School of Social Sciences and will continue that post for the spring semester.
Lynchburg delegation wins awards at Mid-Atlantic EU Simulation
University of Lynchburg students competed successfully last week at the 30th annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Virginia.
First intelligence studies major graduates from Lynchburg
The University of Lynchburg’s first intelligence studies major, Vedant Patel ’21 of Yorktown, Virginia, graduated Thursday, May 20. It was no small feat, considering the major has only been offered at Lynchburg since the fall of 2020.
University of Lynchburg wins ‘Distinguished Delegation’ at National Model United Nations
University of Lynchburg students represented the Principality of Monaco in the National Model United Nations this week, winning a Position Paper Award and being named the “Distinguished Delegation.”
Lynchburg students win awards at European Union Simulation
A group of University of Lynchburg students brought home awards after attending the 28th annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation Nov. 13-14.
University of Lynchburg to participate in global hackathon
The University of Lynchburg is partnering with various public and private organizations for an online global hackathon from Dec. 3-6.
Student attends Diversity Student Conference
Mary Otu Okley ’24, an international relations and security studies major from Woodbridge, Virginia, attended the Careers in Energy Diversity Student Conference Oct. 7-9.
Academic awards announced May 1
On Friday evening, May 1, the University of Lynchburg recognized some of its best and brightest at a virtual academic awards ceremony hosted by Dr. William Lokar, dean of the Lynchburg College of Arts and Sciences.
Hill Award a milestone in ‘accidental’ Hornet’s American Dream
Kimberly Mendez Lemús arrived at the University of Lynchburg (almost) by chance — and she’s been grateful for the happy accident ever since.