The University of Lynchburg has a new college. In June, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Allison Jablonski announced the creation of the College of Medical Science. The college will serve as an umbrella for the University’s School of PA Medicine, which houses the Doctor of Medical Science and Master of PA Medicine programs.
School of PA Medicine
If it were up to Steve Crank ’73, ’74 MBA, the University of Lynchburg would be called the “University of Love.” It’s where Crank met his late wife, Susan Hornsby Crank ’74. Many family members and classmates found love at Lynchburg, too.
University of Lynchburg Commencement festivities culminated this past weekend in a series of graduate ceremonies. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Friday evening’s master’s ceremony was moved indoors.
The University of Lynchburg has received a $50,000 grant from the Hall-Halliburton Foundation, a Florida-based philanthropic organization that has been making gifts to select charities since 1977. The grant will benefit the University’s Doctor of Medical Science program and Professional Development Institute.
The University of Lynchburg is enhancing its partnership with Community Access Network, a nonprofit health care provider on 5th Street. The collaboration is part of “Lynchburg Tomorrow,” a city-University initiative that will launch later this month.
Bright blue skies and a gentle breeze greeted students and families Friday morning on Shellenberger Field as the University of Lynchburg celebrated Commencement for its Doctor of Medical Science candidates.
Liza Gainey ’20 DMSc was inspired to start volunteering in her community during her coursework for the Doctor of Medical Science at the University of Lynchburg. In particular, she credits her classes in global health and disaster medicine with providing that spark.
Approximately 60 students packaged personal protective equipment into boxes that will be distributed to nearly 700 primary care facilities in the commonwealth.
Since earning her Doctor of Medical Science degree from the University of Lynchburg in September, Lt. Col. Sharon Denson ’20 DMSc has continued to garner accolades as a U.S. Army medical professional.
The University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Medical Science Program held an early virtual graduation ceremony today for students who have completed all degree requirements as of April 1.