Nancy Boswell Runyon ’69 spends a few minutes hanging out with Elwood, Longwood’s mascot.

Something to Celebrate

Senior Toast and Alumni Weekend give alumni from the Class of 2019 to the 1940s a chance to reconnect, reminisce and paint the campus red


  • Reveley IV and Radcliff 2
    To Lead Is To Serve

    Rector Marianne Radcliff ’92 and President W. Taylor Reveley IV have been a powerful duo.

    Road Sign
    Oh, the Places They’ll Go

    “DO YOU NEED TO HAVE RUNNING WATER?” isn’t a question you normally hear in a job interview.

  • Barber
    Patently Amazing

    Dr. Amorette Barber, an associate professor of biology, has been a devoted teacher during her eight years at Longwood.

  • Fair
    A Rising Tide

    Career fairs have the amazing power to open up new worlds for Longwood students. For Amelia Erickson ’18, M.S. ’19, it will be a tiny Yup’ik village in the Alaska bush, 422 air miles west of Anchorage.

  • Meadows
    Proof Positive

    For more than a decade, Michelle Meadows had been a behind-thescenes driver of the growth and development of Longwood athletics. Now entering her 14th year in the department, the 2001 Virginia Tech graduate and first-ballot Hokie Hall-of-Famer will continue that push on the front lines as Longwood’s new athletics director.

  • Illustration
    Music to Their Ears

    Wygal Hall, Longwood’s music building, opened in 1968. At that time, the Department of Music offered only studies in choral music and piano.