For more than two decades, Beth Macy reported from the front lines of the ballooning opioid crisis in southwestern and southside Virginia as a journalist for The Roanoke Times.
Rodney Robinson, the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, will visit Longwood University next month to meet with students and faculty and discuss his whole-child approach to education, as well as his efforts to improve equity in educational opportunities.
The Longwood Center for Community Music is launching its newest initiative: a free children’s choir for ages 7-11.
Dr. Lee Bidwell’s Citizen 110 (Inquiry into Citizenship) seminar, titled Be A Change-Maker, challenged students to learn about big societal problems and then think about ways to address them.
A prominent national foundation that supports innovative educational initiatives in civics and the liberal arts has announced a major grant to Longwood in support of the university’s distinctive new Civitae Core Curriculum.
One of Longwood’s most impactful professors has been recognized by the Commonwealth with its highest award for faculty work at its public and private colleges and universities.
This semester the students planted, tended and then harvested a “victory garden” as part of Lund’s English 215 class, titled “9/11: Loss and Redemption.” The class counts as credit toward the Historical and Contemporary Insights pillar in Longwood’s Civitae core curriculum.
A stunning new home for Longwood admissions opened its doors to the community this week, drawing praise for its warm and welcoming interior and for its classic architecture that echoes the historic character of High Street.
Continuing a trend that began more than a decade ago, the Longwood University Police Department is one of the top law enforcement operations in the country—and the top-ranked department among Virginia colleges and universities.
Beth Macy, the Virginia-based best-selling author and sharp-eyed observer of the opioid crisis and other challenges facing rural America, will speak at Longwood later this month.