The latest issue of Lynchburg Business magazine features Dr. Ghislaine Lewis, associate professor of communication studies. Lewis is named among the magazine’s “Top 20 Under 40,” an annual list that celebrates “young professionals who are rising stars in their industries and active community volunteers,” according to the magazine.
Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Starting this fall, the University will offer two graduate certificates for professionals interested in advancing their careers.
Students at the University of Lynchburg have a new resource that will help them be better prepared for job and graduate school interviews. It’s “Suit Yourself,” a clothes closet on the third floor of Schewel Hall, where students can “shop” for interview attire at no cost to them.
When Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar arrived at the University of Lynchburg earlier this month as president-elect, she brought with her a passion for servant leadership and ideas about how she’d share this passion with her new campus community.
When Erika Mork started her position as the University of Lynchburg’s director of annual giving last fall, she wasn’t exactly a newbie.
Two University of Lynchburg faculty members recently completed tours of Kazakhstan, where they provided training for educators, nonprofit leaders, and health care workers. The U.S. Department of State sent Erika Mork, an adjunct professor in the nonprofit leadership program, to the Asian country to teach workshops on grant writing and fundraising. The project came about […]
During winter break, a team from the University of Lynchburg traveled to New Orleans, where they helped rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The group, led by communication studies and nonprofit leadership professor Dr. Jimmy Roux, partnered with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans for the service-learning project. YRNO was founded after […]
When Dr. Jim Owens, a longtime history professor at Lynchburg College, died in August of 2017, he bequeathed to the College a large and eclectic collection of artwork. Of the approximately 300 pieces, many fall into the category of southern outsider folk art.
Rayfurd Thompson might never leave Lynchburg. In 2016, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in economic crime prevention and investigation, a program that draws on a number of disciplines, among them accounting, criminology, and computer science. In 2017, he finished a Master of Business Administration. On Saturday, he’ll don the mortarboard again for a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership studies.
Meet Nicole Trimble ’17, warrior against hunger. For more than six months, Nicole has worked with Stop Hunger Now, a Lynchburg-based nonprofit, provide meals for people without adequate access to food. Back in August, she helped send thousands of meals to Haiti. “Seeing the meals shipped to Haiti really touched me because the people were […]