Owners

Historic to Hip

On a warm May evening, a few hours before the new Hotel Weyanoke’s opening night reception, Ross Fickenscher and Garrett Shifflett surveyed the view from the granite-topped bar at Catbird, the hotel’s rooftop lounge.


  • Admissions events in the past year have attracted capacity crowds.
    Agent of Change

    You can hear him coming from the other side of Brock Commons.

    Rugby Team
    Larger than Life

    In Virginia Beach there is an 8-year-old boy who doesn’t know why his middle name is Todd.

  • One-Stop Shop

    Beginning next semester, a Longwood student who needs help organizing a big paper, needs to meet with an academic coach and needs to add a class will no longer have to visit multiple buildings on opposite ends of campus.

  • John Devaney ’92 has been CEO of the charitable Cape Fear Clinic in Wilmington, North Carolina, for eight years (Laurie Soriano).
    Health Assurance

    John Devaney ’92, CEO of the charitable Cape Fear Clinic in Wilmington, North Carolina, hates tooting his own horn—especially when it comes to talking about the many honors he’s received.

  • Rebecca Tillett
    Getting the Ball Rolling

    March and April were exciting months for Longwood’s men’s and women’s basketball programs, as both installed new head coaches.

  • Essay graphic
    To Get a College Degree–or Not?

    Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” At Longwood, we learn that, as citizen leaders, we are expected to do our part to make the world a better place.