Marcia Ellis Golden ’68 spent her happiest days at Lynchburg, according to Gene Frantz ’71, ’76 MEd, who would reconnect with the former English major decades later over lunch in Colonial Heights, Virginia.
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.
Lloyd and Lorraine Flint’s dedication to the University extended even past their deaths, as their estate established The Lloyd G. Flint Jr. and Lorraine Kiley Flint Scholarship.
During a special Inauguration dinner on Oct. 2, President Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar and her husband, “First Gentleman” Dr. Bob Shetlar, announced a scholarship to honor Shetlar’s mother, who spent her life as a nurse and educator.
When Dr. Helen Mundy Witt ’67, ’78 MEd, ’13 DEd died in January at the age of 88, everyone at Lynchburg knew that her legacy would live on. More than the first Black graduate of what was then Lynchburg College, she was also an educator, a civil rights advocate, a wife, mother, friend, author, and an accomplished tennis player.
For Sue and Dr. Andy Tatom ’78, it was love at first sight some 40 years ago — for each other, and for Lynchburg.
University of Lynchburg President Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar and her husband, “first gentleman” Dr. Robert Shetlar, marked their first day in office with a $25,000 gift.
Lynchburg students interested in attending the University of Lynchburg or another local institution can now take advantage of the city’s Stay Close, Go Far Scholarship on a semester-by-semester basis. The new, extended deadline to apply is July 15.
Artwork by area high school students is on display in the Lobby Gallery at the University of Lynchburg’s Dillard Fine Arts Center. This is the second year Lynchburg has hosted an exhibition of high school artwork. It began when art professors proposed the idea and invited area high school art teachers to nominate some of their students’ best work to be displayed on campus.
Physician Assistant Medicine students at University of Lynchburg have a new financial aid option thanks to Centra Health. Centra has pledged $600,000 in scholarship support over a period of five years to help second-year students in LC’s new PA Medicine program. This commitment will provide 32 scholarships of $18,750. In exchange, the students will agree […]