Sparks fly and smoke rises as the torch of a CNC plasma cutter passes over a large sheet of steel. The cutter, which moves at a rate of 155 inches per minute and is hot enough to melt 1/8-inch thick metal, quickly reveals a shape — in this case, a football, stitches and all.
The Lynchburg College Debate and Forensics Club placed fifth in Team Sweepstakes at a College Forensics Association tournament held Dec. 1 and 2 in Middletown, Va. Students from 13 colleges and universities competed, with Lynchburg’s team of five up against much larger squads of 15 to 20 members.
Lynchburg College’s School of Business and Economics (SOBE) ranked 10th in Leadership Excellence magazine as one of the best leadership development programs in the nation.
The recently announced rankings placed SOBE in the “Education/Universities/Schools of Business and Management” category with more than 150 schools competing.
More than 70 LC students lost their locks March 1 to raise more than $14,000 for St. Baldrick’s, a nonprofit dedicated to raising money to fight cancer in children.
This is the fourth year LC has participated.
The School of Business and Economics (SOBE) has again been recognized by Leadership Excellence magazine as one of the best leadership development programs in the nation.
Michael Wims ’13 had a mini-crisis his sophomore year after switching to a sport management major.
Dr. Eric S. Kyper, assistant professor of management information systems, has received the 2012 C. Raine Sydnor Sr. Professorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Business.
Dr. Kyper teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems and business statistics.
As a result of action taken by the School of Business and Economics faculty, new and updated academic programs will make it possible for students to pursue multiple areas of study within SOBE, giving them the opportunity to enter the job market with an even broader range of skills and knowledge.
In January 2009, Colin J. Turcotte (Senior, Management Major) earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) while Dr. Sally Selden (Professor, Management) earned certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Dr. Stefan Nicovich, associate professor of marketing,has been named the 2010-11 recipient of the C. Raine Sydnor Sr. Professorship Award for Teaching Excellence in Business in the School of Business and Economics.