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.
The grant totaling $25,000 will be used to upgrade their handheld radios for communications between the various law enforcement and public safety departments in the Farmville community.
For the first time, Longwood University is a top-five regional public university in the South, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings out today.
Some of the caps stood tall atop students’ heads, others featured strings of photos that reached down to the ground for this year’s Convocation ceremony that marked the beginning of the Class of 2023’s senior year on campus.
Jason Ferguson (M.S. ‘12), a 26-year admissions professional who had been serving as dean of admissions at nearby Hampden-Sydney College, will take the helm of a Longwood admissions department that is cresting on a record number of applications and one of the academically strongest freshman classes in school history.
Innovation hubs provide space for community members of all ages to work, learn, innovate, create and connect to entrepreneurship resources. The SEED Innovation Hub will serve Prince Edward and surrounding counties and will complement the SOVA Innovation Hub in South Boston, which was established in 2020.
An eager Class of 2026—and all of their creature comforts—descended on Farmville and Longwood’s campus this week, amid unseasonably cool summer temps and an air of excitement that comes with beginning a new life chapter.
A vibrant new neighborhood will soon be taking shape in Farmville, thanks to a creative partnership between Longwood, an award-winning housing non-profit and local leaders and community organizations.