Tucked in the woods just outside of Farmville is perhaps the best-kept secret of the arts community at Longwood: a wood-fired kiln large enough to turn hundreds of clay pots, sculptures, vases, and mugs into ceramics at once.
Longwood University is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 John Dos Passos Prize, the oldest literary award given by a Virginia college or university, which honors one of America’s most talented but underappreciated writers.
Encouraging students to get to know older adults like these women is a key component of Longwood’s Leisure and Aging class, which is part of the therapeutic recreation program.
A group of veterans has been transporting the Ground Zero Flag Team–an American flag and marble cross shaped from the ruins of the World Trade Center towers–around the world in remembrance of the lives lost and as a tribute to the first responders who gave their lives more than two decades ago.
Dr. Lily Anne Goetz, professor emeritus of Spanish, recently received the Dr. Helen Warriner-Burke Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) Distinguished Service Award.
Amid all the mudslinging of election-year politics, two Longwood students have found that working together is better than working against each other.
Sandra Cisneros, a nationally acclaimed poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer and artist whose work explores themes of multiculturalism and the lives of the working class, will speak at Longwood University in November as part of the Longwood Authors Reading Series.
Jammie McMurtry ’24 is working with Dr. Jonathan White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, on studying platinum-based cancer treatments in an effort to improve them.
It’s a Tuesday morning, and Jamie Finney ’98 has been on campus since 9 a.m., doing one of the things he loves most: Advising students on how to stand out from the crowd when they’re looking for their dream job in law enforcement, intelligence, cybersecurity, emergency management and other similar careers.
Three new faces joined Longwood University’s Board of Visitors this fall, though their first official appearance at Convocation was familiar to them all.