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  • Reception to Honor the Artists of the 2014 Hull Youth Art Exhibit

    cabbage smaller The featured piece is titled “Cabbage” by Laura Carney who is a Nottoway High School student. Her art teacher is Ms. Alyson Napier.

    A well-attended reception was held on Sunday, October 26 to honor the 37 selected artists of the 2014 Area Youth Art Exhibit and their art teachers.  Their works were selected from over a thousand entries in  the Longwood Center for Visual Arts sponsored event. The exhibition will be on display in the Hull Building until May 2015.  The incredibly-talented artists are in grades kindergarten through high school in schools throughout nine counties.  Click HERE for more information about the event and to view their art. The reception was sponsored by the Longwood College of Education and Human Services and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts.

  • "Stories Behind the Story"

    Mrs Shirley R Lee Mrs. Shirley R. Lee

    On September 23, Mrs. Shirley R. Lee delivered the "Stories Behind the Story" presentation based upon her four years of researching the history of public  education and school desegregation in Lunenburg County. During the course of her research, she collected more than 100 photos and other documents which were donated to the Lunenburg County Historical Society. Her book, Trails and Trailblazers: History of Public Education and School Desegregation in Lunenburg County, Virginia 1870-1970 is expected to be published in 2015. It examines and highlights the events of yesteryear surrounding public education in Lunenburg; through the eyes of former educators, students, and citizens during that period.   The well-attended event was sponsored by the College of Education and Human Services.  Mrs. Lee received her Master’s Degree in School Administration and Supervision from Longwood College in 1985.

  • Authors Visit Summer Literacy Institute

    Reeve and visiting author Standing with Frances Reeve (facing center) is Sidney McPhail, featured author and School Library alumni, librarians Katherine Gilmore and Laurie Bolt.

    The 11th annual Summer Literacy Institute "Inquiry to Make Connections," sponsored by the Reading, Literacy, & Learning and School Librarianship graduate programs, was held July 17-18, 2014.  The 130+ participants learned all about reading comprehension and questioning strategies from national literacy expert Doug Buehl, were delighted by award-winning author and illustrator Henry Cole’s banquet presentation, and enjoyed hearing four regional authors—L. M. Elliott, Meg Medina, A. B. Westrick, and Jason Wright—discuss their writing craft.  Twenty-four concurrent sessions rounded out the Institute program.  In addition to current Longwood graduate students, participants included administrators, classroom teachers, reading specialists, literacy coaches, and librarians from all across Virginia.


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