In what has become a tradition marking the beginning of the Longwood University academic year, the Department of Music will present a free recital open to the public on Aug. 25.
At a recent wake in New Orleans, the deceased was seated at a table with a cigarette in one hand and a beer in the other. Bizarre? Maybe, but it’s part of a trend.
When tour groups and other Longwood visitors stroll into Lancaster Hall, home to the office of the president and other administrators, they are often stopped in their tracks by a remarkable gallery.
Longwood University is again one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review.
Growing by just 2.1 percent, Longwood University’s tuition and fees increased by the smallest percentage of any public four-year college in Virginia, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Dr. Christopher Swanson, associate professor of music at Longwood University, is the new conductor and artistic director of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra.
Longwood alumnus Monty Montgomery ’98 is making his colorful mark on his alma mater and Farmville in a big way.
"People often choose a real estate agent after seeing her face on billboards all over town, which leads them to assume the agent will do a great job selling their house," said Dr. Scott Wentland, who conducted the study with Waller.
The Longwood University Board of Visitors has distinguished longtime professor Dr. Jim Jordan with the highest honor the governing body can bestow upon a faculty member: the Board of Visitors Distinguished Professorship.
Longwood University and the Robert Russa Moton Museum, the National Historic Landmark where a 1951 student strike helped launch the modern American civil rights movement, will pursue an affiliation that will preserve the museum’s site and educational