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Tricycles Donated to Head Start

PHETE donate tricycles Front row: Erica Mawyer, Samantha Byers (Club president) and Ashley Brown Back row: Russell Proffitt, Carolyn Early, and Gloria Lockett of the Farmville Head Start program.

Longwood’s Health and Physical Education Majors Club donated two heavy-duty tricycles to the Farmville Head Start program.  The tricycles are sized for 3-and 4-year olds and are constructed for heavy use.  Additionally, five appropriately-sized helmets were donated.


Recognizing Longwood’s New “Pre-Service Teachers”

group shot march 2015 March 2015 new pre-service teachers.

On March 26, 2015, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 96 teacher candidates who were accepted into the Teacher Education program as of August 16, 2014 to January 15, 2015.  Successful candidates must apply to the program, submit two positive faculty recommendations, have qualifying assessments, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum grade of C in introductory education courses and English 150. The teacher candidates were given Longwood nametags identifying them as pre-service educators and a commemorative certificate.



Longwood Recovers Featured in National Magazine

Kevin Doyle Kevin Doyle, Ed.D., LPC, LSATP Assistant Professor-Counselor Education

Dr. Kevin Doyle and Longwood Recovers were featured in the winter issue of Recovery Campus published by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE). In 2013, Dr. Doyle was awarded a $10,000 grant from Transforming Youth Recovery and the collegiate recovery program, Longwood Recovers, was formed. The program is attractive to students contemplating recovery from substance abuse/addiction or other addictions and the gatherings are held every other Tuesday evening in an informal, non-judgmental way.  Students can receive more information by emailing longwoodrecovers@longwood.edu. A digital version of the four-page article can be found on page 10.  http://www.recoverycampusdigital.com/winter2015/