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.
Victoria Hauck ’26 isn’t your typical first-year. She’s 29, a licensed massage therapist, and an artist. She’s also legally blind.
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.
Sophia Tully ’23, a philosophy-political science major and Westover Honors Fellow from Midlothian, Virginia, has been named the University of Lynchburg’s 2022-23 Sommerville Scholar. The award, the University’s highest academic honor, was presented on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Daura Museum of Art.
Demetrious “Trā” Nicholson ’24 MEd, a student in the University of Lynchburg’s Master of Education in School Counseling program, was recently named a 2022 Pete Warren Student Fellow by the Virginia Counselors Association Foundation.
It’s summer, so that means Dr. John Eric Goff, the University of Lynchburg’s go-to guy when it comes to sports physics, is making the rounds in the media. Recently, he’s been talking and writing about the Tour de France and the upcoming FIFA World Cup soccer tournament, to be held in Qatar in November.
Mallory Yowell ’22 is the recipient of the Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award. The honor was announced at the 2022 Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 22, in Turner Gymnasium.
Black women are three times more likely to die from maternal complications in the U.S. than non-Black women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the rate of those deaths has only gotten worse over the past few years. It’s an issue that nursing major Alexandra Boatwright ’22 sought to tackle for her Westover Honors senior project. With plans to work as a labor and delivery nurse after graduating, she said her passion for maternal medicine and reproductive health rights fused with her investment in problems plaguing Black communities.
On the volleyball court, Josey Walton ’22 isn’t known only for her stats — 91 kills, 31 digs, and 16 blocks in the 2021 season. She’s also known for her dancing.
University of Lynchburg students took home two of the six available Phi Alpha Theta Regional Paper Prize Awards at the history honor society’s 2022 Virginia Regional Conference. The conference was held Saturday, March 26, at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. More than 30 competitors from universities across Virginia participated.