Longwood’s associate vice president for wellness and auxiliary services talks about the planning underway to ensure campus safety when students return in the fall
When Covid-19 hit and a local company was figuring out how to pivot from manufacturing kayak components to PPE (personal protective equipment), one of the places they turned for help was the local Small Business Development Center, headquartered at Longwood University.
As Longwood begins planning how to safely re-open campus in the fall, Longwood’s top academic officer talks about the planning underway to ensure the critical experience of classroom learning can move safely forward.
As the Covid-19 pandemic was hitting the U.S. in March, Dr. Leigh Lunsford saw a unique opportunity for her MATH 301 Applied Statistics class to test their skills in a real-world situation.
Last year around this time Shannon Blunt ’19 was savoring her last days at Longwood before commencement while applying for jobs in radio broadcasting—a passion she discovered through working at campus radio station WMLU.
Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March, a community effort has been underway on Longwood’s campus to help make and provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to local first responders on the front lines of the pandemic.
A virtual job interview can be nerve-wracking your first time around, but the Longwood business students taking Management 391 this semester will be able to play it cool when they face that situation in the future.
Anyone responsible for converting an in-person event to a virtual format—a skill in high demand these days—could take a lesson from the Longwood students in charge of this year’s Relay For Life fundraiser.
It’s not “The Tonight Show” or “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”—it’s “The Justin and Lauren Show,” coming to you live from the Arlington, Virginia, living room of Justin Trawick ’04, and his girlfriend, Lauren LeMunyan.
It’s a distinction no other college or university in Virginia can claim: for eight of the last 10 years, Longwood’s police department has held a top-20 national ranking in the annual list published by Security Magazine.