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2016 U.S. VP Debate

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of history

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2016 U.S. VP Debate

The world went to social media to talk about the debate (and Longwood)

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It just wouldn’t be October without Dr. Jordan’s annual spooky tales

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One of our most cherished (and anticipated) traditions

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Thanks to increasing graduation and retention rates, as well as a demonstrated commitment to keeping costs in check, Longwood for the second straight year is ranked among the top ten regional public universities in the South.

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Members of the Longwood family are spread far and wide, but stay connected through reunions and innovative partnerships with current Lancers.

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When the scarves wave, Lancer pride soars. And when we rock Willett Hall during home games, it’s an experience no one will forget.

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The 2008 Vice Presidential Debate between democratic candidate Joe Biden and republican candidate Sarah Palin drew nearly 70 million viewers, making it the second-highest viewed debate – presidential or vice presidential – ever. All debate photos courtesy of the Associated Press.
A Heartbeat Away

When the vice presidential candidates meet on stage for their lone debate each election cycle, the undercard often garners as much attention as the title match.

The 2016 Citizenship Summit brought more the 600 middle and high school students to campus
Virginia’s youth encouraged to join the debate

The voting age may be 18, but there’s no age restriction on getting involved in the political process. That’s what students from across Southern Virginia learned when they gathered at Longwood for a conference on citizenship and politics last week.