There’s a lot of power in poetry—the medium has been used to bring life to love, loss, melancholy, ecstasy and countless other emotions. And for some, the voice of poets can become the voice of a generation.
Teachers, put away those worksheets when you’re teaching writing and instead show students examples of good writing, says an expert on teaching writing.
When professor Michael Mergen moved to Farmville several years ago to begin teaching at Longwood, he was struck by the vibrancy of the town’s history.
Two of the brightest stars in children’s literature will take the stage for a unique conversation about books, writing and broadening perspectives at the second Virginia Children’s Book Festival this Friday, Oct. 16.
President Bill Clinton was known for his powerful speeches. The man behind many of those words is coming to Farmville to speak on one of the 20th century’s most well-known political feuds.
As row after row of Longwood nursing sophomores donned their bright new white coats for the first time, they marked an important transformative moment in the life of any pre-service nurse: entrance into clinical practice.
Edwilda Allen Isaac’s vivid memories of her participation in the historic 1951 Moton High School student strike and her exhortation to subsequent generations to rally for the cause of social justice moved many audience members to tears.
Dance workshops, an exhibition of artwork by Mr. Imagination and a panel discussion with artists, archivists, curators and historians are some of the highlights of Fall into Folk.
Julie Fowlis, a world-renowned singer of Celtic music, will present a free concert Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Jarman Auditorium.
Kristen Green, author of the New York Times bestseller Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 7th.