Westover Honors Fellow and former U.S. Senate Page Kyle Thaller ’25, a political science major and international relations minor, has been invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting at Vanderbilt University in Nashville from March 3-5.
Lynchburg delegation wins awards at Mid-Atlantic EU Simulation
University of Lynchburg students competed successfully last week at the 30th annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Virginia.
Ethics Bowl team advances to nationals in Portland
The University of Lynchburg’s Ethics Bowl team defeated several large state schools at the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on its way to a third-place finish and a trip to nationals in Portland, Oregon, in March 2023.
Two Lynchburg students win first place at Archaeological Society of Virginia conference
History majors and archaeology minors Haley Sabolcik ’23 and Emma Coffey ’23 made a big impression last month at the Archaeological Society of Virginia’s annual conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Study abroad to resume as registration opens for summer school classes at Lynchburg
Registration for Summer School 2022 is now open to students from the University of Lynchburg and other colleges. Sessions begin May 23 and end July 22. The biggest news: Study abroad is back.
SGA president, Westover Honors Fellow named Sommerville Scholar
Matthew Gillett ’22, a political science major from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named the 2021-22 Richard Clarke Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University of Lynchburg’s highest academic honor, was presented Friday, Oct. 29, at the Daura Museum of Art.
Lynchburg students, alumni gain hands-on experience on the campaign trail
For political science students at the University of Lynchburg, working hands-on for campaigns isn’t just a valuable experience — it’s a job that can extend beyond their college years.
Family affair: Grandfather, grandson to celebrate upcoming Commencement together
Blake Minnix ’21 wasn’t sure if his grandfather, whom he calls “Pops,” was serious when he first started talking about earning his bachelor’s degree at Lynchburg. “I thought he was just joking around with me,” Blake said. “It really didn’t set in until my first year, when I saw him on campus or had friends asking if I was related to him because they had classes with him.”
University of Lynchburg wins ‘Distinguished Delegation’ at National Model United Nations
University of Lynchburg students represented the Principality of Monaco in the National Model United Nations this week, winning a Position Paper Award and being named the “Distinguished Delegation.”
New interdisciplinary minors in crisis communication, sports media fulfill student demand
Students at the University of Lynchburg can soon minor in crisis communication and sports media. Both minors are a result of student demand and both combine courses in communication studies with other disciplines.