Whatever the weather, the hustle and bustle around the downtown Lynchburg LOVE sign is always lively and warm. It’s a scene that Dr. Jimmy Roux fits into pretty naturally, chatting with passers-by at a table set up for Cycling Without Age. The nonprofit provides free rides for older people or those who have issues riding a bike on their own.
Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies
Comm studies prof named among Lynchburg Business magazine’s ‘Top 20 Under 40’
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.
Two new graduate certificates at Lynchburg cover nonprofit marketing, fundraising, and management
Starting this fall, the University will offer two graduate certificates for professionals interested in advancing their careers.
‘Suit Yourself’ helps University of Lynchburg students put their best foot forward
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.
New president shares passion for service with students at Aug. 1 event
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.
Lynchburg’s new director of annual giving is familiar face
When Erika Mork started her position as the University of Lynchburg’s director of annual giving last fall, she wasn’t exactly a newbie.
Lynchburg faculty teach leaders in Kazakhstan
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 […]
Students travel to New Orleans for service-learning, cultural experiences
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, […]
Daura Gallery staff researching ‘eclectic’ collection
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.
Commencement Spotlight: Rayfurd Thompson
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.