Sunny skies and a fresh breeze greeted families on Friday as the University of Lynchburg celebrated 430 master’s and doctoral candidates.
Master of Public Health
University of Lynchburg professor leads ‘tick talks’ to raise awareness of tick-borne diseases for Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Dr. Jenny Hall, associate professor in the health promotion and Master of Public Health programs at the University of Lynchburg and founder of Ticks in Virginia, will lead a series of presentations, panels, and workshops on tick-borne diseases for Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
Master of Public Health program works with Lynchburg Parks and Recreation to keep community safe from tick-borne diseases
The University of Lynchburg’s Master of Public Health program has partnered with the city of Lynchburg’s parks and recreation department on a project aimed at helping area residents stay safe from tick-borne diseases.
Beard Center on Aging offers hope, education to seniors and students during COVID-19
Kayla Hugate ’20 wouldn’t know what it’s like to work at the University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging during “normal times.” A student in the Master of Public Health program, Hugate started her job as the center’s graduate assistant just last semester, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lynchburg named best in Virginia for criminology, public health, education programs
The University of Lynchburg has been recognized as part of the 2021 PLEXUSS Global Rankings. Lynchburg ranked No. 1 in Virginia for criminology programs, No. 5 for public health programs, and No. 5 for education management programs.
MPH student lending hands, heart to help local nonprofit
At home in India, Paramnistha Kanadiya ’20 MPH saw a lot of poverty, particularly among the country’s children. Wanting to do something about it led her to the University Lynchburg’s Master of Public Health program. Here, she’s gaining the knowledge and skills she’ll need to help many of these children someday through her own charitable organization.
Public health master’s students study tick-borne diseases
It’s not every day that you’re disappointed by not finding a tick. Students in the University of Lynchburg Master of Public Health program recently went “tick dragging,” an activity that […]
MPH graduate ‘perfectly content and happy’
Emily Guthrie ’18 MPH admits that her job title at the Lynchburg Health Department — environmental health technical specialist — is a “mouthful.” Add to that the fact that she is the technical consultant for the Central Virginia Health District Food program, which deals with food safety and inspections, and she’s training to be the district standardization officer, the individual who would oversee those inspections.
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 […]
Public health students create programs for elderly
Public health students at the University of Lynchburg are getting more than book smarts. The Master of Public Health program gets students out into the community to meet senior citizens, […]