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.
Study abroad to resume as registration opens for summer school classes at Lynchburg
Registration for Summer School 2022 is now open to students from the University of Lynchburg and other colleges. Sessions begin May 23 and end July 22. The biggest news: Study abroad is back.
Lessons in war and peace on the road less traveled
A group of 28 Lynchburg students took the road less traveled this summer to study war and peace in southeastern Europe. Over the past month, the group toured Balkan states […]
Student takes Phi Kappa Phi grant to Vietnam and Cambodia
Thirty University of Lynchburg students will embark to Vietnam and Cambodia this month to spend nearly four weeks exploring foreign culture and history. One of those students, Taylor Bopp ‘19, […]
Student and graduate enjoy semester at Austrian university
University of Lynchburg student D’Andria Alston-Thomas ’19 decided to pursue a new adventure for her senior year. During the fall semester, she is studying at Fachhochschule Vorarlberg University of Applied […]
Music student spends year in renowned England choir
It’s rare for Americans to get an invitation to join the Gloucester Cathedral Choir in England, but Chris Young ’20, a music education major, got the chance. He’s spending a year there as a tenor.
New study abroad in Bolivia results in new partnership for University
A group of 13 students and three faculty members recently spent three weeks in Bolivia on a new study-abroad trip offered by the University of Lynchburg’s Criminology program. The opportunity was conceived by Criminology and Spanish faculty as an alternative to the England-Scotland study abroad.
Students travel to South Korean ‘sister school’
For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
Art and anatomy intertwine in DPT study abroad program
About 30 students spent 16 days in Italy, where they studied the intersection of art and anatomy. The students gained a new, rich understanding for the history of their field.
Lynchburg students take on England, Iceland
A group of Lynchburg students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day trip to England and Iceland. The trip was led by faculty members Dr. Barbara Rothermel and Dr. Jimmy Roux and focused public relations practices, cultural heritage, and tourism.