A new scholarship established by the Lynchburg Life Saving Crew will support graduate students pursuing a degree in PA medicine or athletic training. Preference will be given to students who are, or have been, EMTs or paramedics, or who have volunteered in emergency services or EMS.
Lynchburg group explores India’s culture, religions, and monkeys
Growing up, two animals scared Madysen Buckley ’23 most: spiders and monkeys. As luck would have it — or not — the international relations and security studies major encountered plenty of the latter during a recent study abroad trip to India.
Nearly $1 million planned gift creates academic scholarship for VA students in need
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.
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.
Lynchburg couple wanted to ‘help others in a similar way’
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.
Lynchburg’s ‘first family’ announces scholarship for nursing students
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.
Helen Mundy Witt legacy inspires MEd scholarship, Alumni House dedication
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.
Lynchburg legacy family launches scholarship for students with disabilities
For Sue and Dr. Andy Tatom ’78, it was love at first sight some 40 years ago — for each other, and for Lynchburg.
Lynchburg president and first gentleman start scholarship with $25K gift
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.
COVID-19 waiver: Deadline extended for Stay Close, Go Far Scholarship
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.