Every year, the faculty of Longwood’s Department of Biological and Environmental Services celebrates this diversity with an annual BioBlitz, a community event in which people from across Farmville and Prince Edward identify and record species, learn about local wildlife and natural history, and explore the world around them with experienced natural
Longwood University on Wednesday announced the largest gift in the institution’s history, a $15 million contribution from philanthropist Joan Brock ’64, which will go toward the construction of a new convocation and events center next to Willett Hall.
Robert Whitaker, an award-winning investigative journalist and author of five books will deliver the prestigious 2019 Simkins Lecture, held annually each spring at Longwood University.
An award-winning poet and children’s book author is coming to Longwood to read from her work and discuss common themes in her titles.
Beginning with an April 6 kickoff event, the NEA Big Read: Heart of Virginia will feature a month of programming centered on Ron Rash’s celebrated novel Burning Bright, a collection of stories set in Appalachia that chronicle generational struggle and culture.
More than sixty years ago, Skip Griffin and his siblings were denied an education when Prince Edward County closed public schools rather than integrate. Now, he is returning to his birthplace to address the Longwood Class of 2019 during commencement exercises on May 18.
The project focused on a new music education building just took a major step forward.
During the last year, Longwood students have been sending home pre-packaged family activities to area Head Start classes—small projects like planting seeds in a cup of potting soil, feet painting and puzzle making—and collecting data on whether those families feel closer to each other.
Longwood is proud to recognize more than 1,000 students named to the Dean’s List and President’s List for the 2018 fall semester.
Several of Longwood’s primary admissions publications were recognized for their outstanding quality in print design and editorial excellence by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III.