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.
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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.
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.”
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.
There’s a new peer mentoring program at the University of Lynchburg, thanks to a $139,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
Gov. Ralph Northam’s latest slate of appointments includes the University of Lynchburg’s Dr. Robert Canida II, vice president for inclusive excellence. Canida was appointed to Northam’s library board last week.
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Lynchburg’s Office of Multicultural Services presented its annual Multicultural Gala on Saturday, May 1. The event was livestreamed from Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom.
The University of Lynchburg is one step closer to achieving its goals of increased diversity and inclusion by being named the first NCBI Campus Affiliate in Lynchburg.
The year 2020 will be remembered as a year of constant change and inner reflection, events that inspired artist Frankie Slaughter to create “Spring Twenty Twenty” which now resides in the Drysdale Student Center.
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate Black History Month with more than a dozen virtual events throughout February.