At Longwood July means...

Summer Camps

Bonjour! Guten Tag! Namaste! Young campers explore the world

Global Village

Summer Camps
Author Appearances

Summer Literacy Institute welcomes top writers to share their craft


Author Appearances
Community Art

The LCVA is alive with area children creating art all summer long

LCVA Art Studio

Community Art
Scientific Research

Grab your lab coat for our intense signature summer research program

PRISM Program

Scientific Research


2016 Caldecott Award winner Sophie Blackall and original VCBF author John Marciano will return to the 2017 festival where they will entertain and inspire thousands of children from across the state.
The 2017 Virginia Children's Book Festival will again bring some of the most acclaimed authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books to Longwood University on October 19-21.

Your Tweets


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

Alumni & Friends


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

Top Stories

Nicole Marzolf ’18 (left) and Breana Figueroa ’19 (right) tackle Lorentzian geometry as part of their summer research project
Students tackle challenge of Lorentzian geometry in research project

So far there are no fatalities, but the research two math students are undertaking this summer may leave them “gasping for air” before it’s all over.

Dr. Heather Lettner-Rust, associate professor of English, with Longwood student Karyn Keane
Freshman English major ponders graphic novels’ place in the classroom

Keane’s goal: to prove that the graphic novel Watchmen belongs in the same conversation with classics like Grapes of Wrath and Pride and Prejudice.