Each transfer student has taken a different path to the University of Lynchburg. Meet some of our transfer students!
Psychology major, Spanish minor
From Williamsburg, Virginia
I went to a community college for a semester after starting off at a larger public college. A family friend recommended the University of Lynchburg. I wasn’t sure what to expect from Lynchburg, but when I arrived on campus, I loved it.
At the Transfer Scholarship Competition, I met Dr. Sumutka who became my advisor for psychology. She encouraged me to be active with opportunities in the psychology department. It was great advice! I am now the secretary for our chapter of national honors in psychology.
University of Lynchburg students are diverse and from many different backgrounds, but we all support each other in the goal to complete our educations and develop as scholars. The professors at Lynchburg choose to teach here because they can have a personal connection with the students so as to help guide them individually.
Elementary education major
From Charlottesville, Virginia
I saw a poster for the University of Lynchburg during a visit to the counseling office at my community college. I checked out the website and planned a visit. It was a very positive experience from the moment I set foot on campus. I knew that I wanted to transfer to Lynchburg!
I’ve planned to major in elementary education since high school and it’s a strong program at Lynchburg. I also like that the University is smaller. All of the students and faculty are welcoming. I love being a part of my Hornet family! I got connected to campus life really quickly. It was easy to meet students through my roommates and in classes.
I’m working with local elementary students and next year I’ll spend a semester student teaching. University of Lynchburg is an amazing place to be!
From Lynchburg, Virginia
Becoming a nurse has been my goal for a long time. I started my education at the local community college with an associate’s degree in science. My parents and I had heard good things about the nursing program at the University of Lynchburg. We met with Lynchburg’s transfer counselor for more information about admission into the nursing program. After I was admitted, the transfer process was easy.
The nursing program is a lot of hard work, but totally worth the effort. My nursing professors were very supportive. They really push you to succeed. The clinical experiences give you great practice in a variety of areas. I loved my time in the local emergency room. I now work on a critical care unit. I love my new job. Nursing is my passion, and the University of Lynchburg prepared me to achieve my goals.