When Imani Johnson was a child, nothing was more fun than playing school—as long as she got to be the teacher.
Nine young writers from across Southside Virginia have been honored in the first Young Writers Competition at Longwood University.
Longwood’s Camerata and Chamber Singers will participate this month in a 20th anniversary performance of a composition that honors the spirit of a group of Jewish musicians who fought to maintain their humanity—and their music—while enduring the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp.
The provocative photographs of Stephon Slater ’23 that take on issues of race, history, and people of color will now shine brightly on a bigger stage at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Longwood University and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) have developed a new partnership, dubbed an Early Assurance Program, to provide pathways for Longwood students who aspire to become a physician, physician’s assistant, surgical assistant or biomedical researcher.
Longwood’s chemistry program has been granted approval from the American Chemical Society (ACS), which sets the standards for undergraduate chemistry curriculums.
Dr. Kim Little, Longwood Nursing Department Chair, and Dr. Jackie Daniel, RN-BSN Program Director, have been awarded a $5,000 grant from Centra Health to provide free sports physicals to students enrolled in middle and high school grade levels in the public schools of Prince Edward, Cumberland, and Nottoway Counties.
Longwood has received more than 6,000 undergraduate applications for the third year in a row.
Jacqueline Amaya Hernandez ’23 chose Longwood because she fell in love with the close-knit campus community and individualized academic support and because financially it made sense.
As of this academic year, Longwood has a new option for chemistry majors who are interested in integrating the study of biology with chemistry—a new biochemistry concentration.