As we say goodbye to 2013, here are just a few (of the many) memorable social media posts from the Longwood community over the past year. Enjoy!
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A Longwood University senior was found deceased in his off-campus residence Wednesday morning, Dec. 4.
A group of Longwood photography students will spend the winter break traveling through India as part of a unique Longwood study abroad project.
The concerns of gay or transgendered parents worried about revealing their sexual orientation to adult children may be unfounded.
An article about research by Longwood economics professors Dr. David Lehr and Dr. Melanie Marks appeared in the Nov. 13 issue of the Harrisonburg Daily News-Record.
Sirens will be heard on campus Tuesday, Nov. 26, due to the university testing its mass alert system.
The revolutionary power of residential liberal arts education and the critical role of citizen leaders in today’s society were among the topics that Longwood University’s 26th president, W. Taylor Reveley IV, touched on in his inaugural address.
Longwood students are a breed of their own. They have passion. They know excitement. And they like Baked Alaska. Here are ten ways you know you’re a Longwood student.
Dr. Kevin Doyle, assistant professor of counselor education, has appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to the Virginia Board of Counseling.
Advice and quips from Longwood professors.
When W. Taylor Reveley IV is officially installed as Longwood University’s 26th president on Friday, Nov. 15, he will be the third generation of his family to be inaugurated as the leader of an institution of higher education in Virginia.
Many of the most commonly cited remedies for improving educational test scores—shrinking class sizes, boosting teacher salaries or hiring teachers with advanced degrees—actually have little power to predict Standards of Learning (SOL) pass rates.
Dr. Larissa "Kat" Tracy, associate professor of medieval literature, is featured this week on the National Public Radio show With Good Reason.
The Longwood Wind Symphony will perform its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in Jarman Auditorium.
Teachers in Virginia have a new resource that puts the Chesapeake Bay front and center in their lesson plans.
Suresh Kumar, who formerly led U.S. trade promotion and export efforts in the Obama administration, will speak Monday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Research by a Longwood University professor found no evidence for the notion that smarter people are more likely to manipulate others, a common expectation that has come to be known as the "evil genius" hypothesis.
Social Security has become increasingly controversial, with pessimism about its future solvency and charges that it’s responsible for the federal deficit.
American novelist and short story writer Sherman Alexie will be awarded the 32nd annual John Dos Passos Prize for Literature at Longwood University on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
The four-story buildings at the Longwood-managed apartment complex are home to a total of 454 students living in 100 four-bedroom apartments, 24 two-bedroom apartments and six studio apartments.
At a time when some colleges and universities are struggling to meet their enrollment goals—and a few are even closing their doors—Longwood experienced a 3 percent increase in applications and welcomed its largest freshman class in history this fall.
A Longwood University lecture will be given by a nationally prominent forensic entomologist who has assisted high-profile criminal investigations. The public is invited to attend.
When one sex offender moves into a neighborhood, more are likely to follow—and that’s bad news for homeowners, according to the results of research conducted at Longwood University.
Will Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter have an identity crisis?
One of Longwood’s most popular faculty members is now also an alumnus.
Julie Washington, chief brand officer for Jamba Juice, will speak Monday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Blackwell Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Longwood University closed its seven-year capital campaign in June after raising more than $41 million to make a bold impact on the campus.
Longwood University nursing professor Hadley Sporbert is one of the best in Virginia.
Longwood University alumni will have a major influence on improving public education in the commonwealth as members of the new Virginia Governor’s Teacher Cabinet.
They say home is where the heart is. For Lynne Hubbard Rabil '75, it's also where you find peanuts.
Longwood University has been designated a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).
Longwood University students’ connection with their school isn’t just for four years—it’s for life, they were told at Convocation by their new president.
Longwood University has launched a new alert system accessible to the Prince Edward and Farmville communities.
Longwood University is for the 16th consecutive year ranked among the best colleges in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey.
The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) issued a report today examining the impact of nonacademic services on the cost of a college education for students attending Virginia’s 15 public institutions of higher education.
Poet and memoirist Kelle Groom will read from and discuss her works Monday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. in Longwood University's Wygal Auditorium. The event is open to the public.
Longwood nursing students are putting their skills to use around the globe. Nine students and two professors spent ten days in Ecuador this August, administering care to underprivileged communities.
Longwood University has been included in a top-10 national ranking of the "Biggest Girl Power Schools" by the online magazine Her Campus. In addition, Longwood recently was included in a list of Virginia colleges with the Best Student-Teacher Ratios.
Poet Nathaniel Perry will read from and discuss his works Monday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Longwood University will celebrate the humanities with a series of public programs throughout the 2013-14 academic year.
On Sunday, August 25, Longwood University hosted the fourth-annual installment of The G.A.M.E (Greatest Athletics March Ever) featuring a student spirit carnival, pep rally and march from campus to the Athletics Complex for sports exhibitions.
The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) will present a free performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor in Longwood University's Jarman Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Longwood University has been included in six national or regional rankings of the best colleges within the past year.
Longwood University is again one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company recently selected Longwood one of 138 institutions in its "Best in the Southeast" section.
Alumni from the Longwood University College of Business and Economics are hitting the links for a golf tournament that will provide networking opportunities and a chance to support the university.
Longwood University has received a $5,000 grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation to boost scientific learning at local schools.
WMLU, the Longwood University campus radio station, took home first prize in its category for the fifth straight year at the annual Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards in June.
Longwood University has for the fourth consecutive year been included as one of the best colleges in the United States in the annual survey published by Forbes magazine.
The Longwood University Police Department will test its Mass Alert System on Thursday, Aug. 1, as part of its annual maintenance inspection.
The Longwood University Board of Visitors took the following actions during its meeting June 14.
Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s appointments to the Longwood University Board of Visitors include three alumni of the university —Colleen McCrink Margiloff ’97, Robert S. Wertz Jr. ’85 and Stephen L. Mobley ’93.
A real estate research study by two faculty members in Longwood’s College of Business and Economics was featured recently in an article in the Wall Street Journal.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Longwood University is now accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The project that renovated and nearly tripled the size of Longwood University’s art building has received national recognition.
Andrea Davis Pinkney, a bestselling and award-winning author of books for children and young adults, will speak Thursday, July 18, at Longwood University.
The Longwood University Police Department will be conducting training exercises with a number of local and regional partners June 25-27. The training will focus on responses to threats involving weapons of mass destruction.
Jeff Everhart is using modern technology to teach others about a 19th-century movement devoted to nature and emotion.
Gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe are among those scheduled to address 600 outstanding high-school seniors who will gather on the Longwood University campus June 16-22 for Virginia Girls State.
A new Longwood program, set to begin fall 2013, will prepare students for careers in the fast-growing field of environmental sciences.
Two members of the Longwood University softball team earned 2013 Division I All-American honors, as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on May 29.
It doesn’t take a detective to figure out that Longwood University English professor Chris McGee loves the Hardy Boys.
To kick off the summer with a little rock and a little roll, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is excited to open its newest exhibition, It’s Always Rock & Roll: The Work of Photojournalist Janet Macoska.
Virginia high-school students are required to pass a one-credit course in economics and personal finance to graduate. Some also will receive college credit, thanks to a Longwood University dual-enrollment course.
Physicists at Longwood University are examining a new way of tapping wind power to create electricity by making vehicles more efficient.
Since 2006, groups of Longwood University students and faculty have been setting out in May on an annual academic pilgrimage to Yellowstone National Park. Their mission is to seek out more than just magnificent scenery and some souvenirs.
Those amazing research results we’re always reading about may not be so amazing after all, says a business professor at Longwood University.
The Vikings were not just the wanton marauders of popular portrayal, says a Longwood University medieval scholar who recently conducted archaeological research on the Isle of Man.
Matt McGregor, Longwood’s associate dean of wellness, has received a national award from the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).
A Longwood University alumnus who is a Hollywood actor urged graduates at his alma mater’s undergraduate commencement May 11 to "get character or become one."
Longwood University’s Board of Visitors today approved a 4.1 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees for the 2013-14 school year, bringing that cost for in-state students to $11,340.
Some Longwood University students learned recently that hunger isn’t always halfway around the world. Sometimes it’s just around the corner.
Longwood University’s speaker for this year’s undergraduate commencement has experience as a coroner’s investigator, a police detective, a park ranger—and many other roles—in his career as a television actor on popular shows including "The Closer."
For one group of history-making Longwood University graduates it’s not so much about mortarboards and tassels—it’s all about the pin.
The Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED), formally established May 1, will forge a closer link with area economic development efforts by making the university’s research, public service and outreach resources more accessible.
Four students from Longwood University’s College of Business and Economics have been selected to participate in an all-expenses-paid research internship at Carnegie Mellon University this summer.
A person’s willingness to lie can be predicted with surprising accuracy through a questionnaire developed by a Longwood University faculty member who studies "deception detection."
Longwood’s Alternative Spring Break program joined recently with Study Abroad to take students to the Dominican Republic.
Scientific and mathematic exploration at Longwood University is getting a boost from a new summer research program that pairs students and faculty in an eight-week intensive partnership.
Longwood University has named Dr. Paul E. Chapman as its new dean of the College of Education and Human Services. Chapman will begin his new responsibilities on July 1.
Longwood University’s effort to promote transdisciplinary education through the Longwood at Yellowstone National Park (YNP) project will be examined in a campus presentation.
Longwood University’s Camerata Singers will perform with the Richmond Symphony in a musical tribute to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Saturday, April 13, at 8 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theater.
A Pittsylvania County man is behind bars on multiple charges related to a fatal shooting at Longwood University Saturday night (April 6, 2013).
Longwood University and the Virginia Geographic Alliance are teaming up for the first time to host the 2013 Virginia Geographic Bee Finals on Friday, April 5.
Elizabeth Vercoe, an internationally renowned composer, will give a lecture Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Molnar Recital Hall in Wygal.
Five Longwood University faculty members who are retiring at the end of the spring 2013 semester were honored recently in a campus reception.
Peter Straub, one of the most-celebrated horror fiction writers in recent history, will read from his works Monday, April 8, at 8 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Mike Foreman, director of the Office of Environmental Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will speak Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Blackwell Ballroom.
Longwood University will host the Seventh Annual Undergraduate Medieval Conference: Meeting in the Middle on April 5-6.
Longwood University has named W. Taylor Reveley IV as its new president, for a term to begin June 1 and run through at least 2018. The Longwood Board of Visitors voted unanimously today, Saturday, March 23, following a nine-month national search.
Longwood University biology major Jesse Schrader ’14 of Prospect is bringing collegiate experience and expertise to the highly competitive world of science fairs.
Longwood University was instrumental in founding a new statewide organization that will support collaborative research projects in logistics.
If you’re stressed out, a Longwood University lecturer says that a combination of being in nature and exercise can work wonders on the worried mind.
Longwood University has launched a new mobile web app in an effort deliver usable, mobile-appropriate content to students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors.
Candice Ransom, a popular author of children’s and young adult literature, will speak Thursday, March 21, at 4 p.m. in the atrium of Longwood University’s Greenwood Library.
Longwood University’s public address/siren warning and text messaging system will be activated Tuesday, March 12, at 9:45 a.m. as part of a statewide tornado drill.
American novelist Colson Whitehead will be awarded the 31st annual John Dos Passos Prize for Literature at Longwood University on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Longwood University has received a $50,000 grant from Dominion Virginia Power to commission a pre-planning study to create a biomass fuel processing center.
Andy Stefanovich, an innovative marketing consultant, will speak Thursday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Longwood University’s Blackwell Ballroom.
L’Amour: An Opera Theatre Workshop Production, will be presented by the Longwood University theatre and music programs for the 7th Annual Opera Workshop.
If U.S. military forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were trusted more by the locals, would they be safer? A Longwood University psychology professor thinks so.
If you want to cut down on the spam you receive, obfuscate your email address. That’s the recommendation of a Longwood University computer science professor who has studied how spammers get your address.
Longwood University is one of the nation’s "Best Value" colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company selected Longwood as one of 75 public institutions to be featured in its book.
Longwood University and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are teaming up again to host the 14th Annual Civil War Seminar on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Robyn Deyo, president and CEO of Barber Martin Agency, one of the largest advertising agencies in the mid-Atlantic, will speak Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Hiner Auditorium.
Longwood University is offering a new one-year Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in elementary education beginning in the 2013 spring semester.
The most prestigious accrediting agency for schools of business around the world has reaffirmed its stamp of approval for Longwood University’s College of Business and Economics.
Current teaching methods have robbed children of the ability to think for themselves, say educators at Longwood and Charlotte County Public Schools, who are working together in a one-of-a-kind program to give students back this critical skill.
Samantha Marquez, a 16-year-old inventor/scientist who has worked in university research labs since she was 12, is one of the speakers who will shed light on the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education at Longwood.
A Longwood University professor’s research could hold the key to better treatment for victims of traumatic brain injuries like soldiers and football players.