Actress and singer Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye will present her award-winning one-woman play “The Fannie Lou Hamer Story,” about the mother of African American voting rights, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
Office of Equity and Inclusion
Lynchburg professor tapped for national interfaith seminar
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Steve Dawson is one of 25 faculty members in the country selected to participate in the Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar at DePaul University in Chicago from June 18-22.
Grants awarded for initiatives across campus
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
Events, discussions mark Black History Month at Lynchburg
The University of Lynchburg is recognizing Black History Month in 2023 with a variety of events for students and the broader community.
Lynchburg celebrates MLK Week with play, conversation, annual Unity Walk
The University of Lynchburg will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with three big events the week after Martin Luther King Day, when classes resume. All events are free and open to the public.
Lynchburg celebrates Lavender Week Oct. 17-21
The Office of Wellness and Health Promotion will celebrate University of Lynchburg’s LGBTQ+ community with its annual Lavender Week’ Oct. 17-21. Lavender Week’s events provide several opportunities for all students to learn about the LGBTQ+ community and how to be an ally.
‘The Legacy Continues’ at Lynchburg’s Multicultural Gala
The University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services hosted its fourth Multicultural Gala on Saturday, April 30. The popular, student-planned event — a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to get dressed to the nines and literally walk the red carpet — was held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Two-hundred-twenty people from across campus and the surrounding community attended.
University holds ceremony to acknowledge Monacan land, announce special scholarship
During a ceremony on Monday afternoon, University of Lynchburg officials formally acknowledged that the campus sits on land once belonging to the Monacan Indian Nation. They also announced a special scholarship for incoming students who are members of the Monacan tribe.
Black History Month speakers emphasize ‘History as Power’ on Feb. 24
On Thursday, Feb. 24, the University of Lynchburg will host Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz and Cheyney McKnight for a Black History Month lecture, “History as Power: Racial Reconciliation and Restorative Justice through Storytelling.”
‘Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Inspiring the Future’: University to celebrate MLK Week, Black History Month
The University of Lynchburg is paying tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 2022 by honoring the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring the future.