Provost Dr. Allison Jablonski recognized the recipients of this year’s faculty awards at Friday’s Academic Awards Ceremony, which also featured the presentation of student academic awards.
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Hindu priest to present Turner-Warren, Shumate lectures April 23 and 24
Dr. Brahmachari Sharan, who directs Hindu life at Georgetown University, will present Lynchburg’s 2023 Turner-Warren and Shumate lectures. Both events are free and open to the public.
Grants awarded for initiatives across campus
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
Queer Theology founders to speak on sexuality, gender identity, and faith at Snidow Lecture
For this year’s Snidow Lecture, the Office of Spiritual Life will host Brian Murphy and Father Shay Kearns of Queer Theology, an organization devoted to creating a space where people can explore how their sexuality and gender identity can enrich their faith.
‘We need each other’: Lynchburg celebrates 2022 Baccalaureate
For the first time in two years, the University of Lynchburg celebrated Baccalaureate entirely in person. The ceremony, which was also livestreamed, took place on Wednesday afternoon in Snidow Chapel.
Lynchburg’s Jewish and Buddhist students co-host Holocaust Remembrance Day service
As Yom HaShoah — also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day — approached this year, the University of Lynchburg’s interfaith chaplain, Jer Bryant ’03, ’10 MA, wondered what could be done to help the local Jewish community commemorate the approximately six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during WWII.
Lynchburg alumna to deliver Turner-Warren, Shumate lectures on March 27-28
The Rev. Kaye Edwards ’70 will deliver two lectures in Lynchburg this month, the Turner-Warren Lecture on Life and Faith and the Jenny Cutler Shumate Lecture.
Peacebuilding through art: Gift to support spiritual life GA position
Roger Dowdy ’70 always knew Lynchburg was the school for him. “It was the only place, but also the right place,” he said. “Lynchburg was just who I was.”
‘Lunch Lady’ blankets to be auctioned at Homecoming for Lynchburg Cares
Lori Elholm, a dining services employee known by many on campus as the “Lunch Lady,” has made four blankets that will be auctioned during the University of Lynchburg’s upcoming Homecoming weekend.
Minister to talk about faith and mental health at Snidow Lecture
The Rev. David Finnegan-Hosey will present this year’s Snidow Lecture on Monday, Sept. 20.