A Longwood University project is commemorating the 50th anniversary of a private effort to educate schoolchildren in Prince Edward County, where public schools closed from 1959-64 rather than comply with integration.
One lucky Facebook fan of Longwood University will win a VIP luxury trip to campus in April.
Teri Kanefield, an author whose books for young readers include a biography of civil rights pioneer and Prince Edward County native Barbara Johns, will speak Wednesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Some serial killers violate their victims’ bodies after they’re dead. Nobody can explain these grisly deeds, but a Longwood University sociologist has catalogued the methods and the motivation of their madness.
Longwood University and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are teaming up again to host the 15th Annual Civil War Seminar on Saturday, March 15.
The effects of this year’s elections on investors and speculators will be explored in a Longwood University presentation. The program is set for Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in Molnar Recital Hall in Wygal and will feature Dennis Gartman.
Dean King, an award-winning and best-selling author whose nonfiction books include a recent account of the Hatfield-McCoy feud, will speak Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium.
Longwood University has been named the host institution of the Virginia Geographic Alliance, a statewide partnership between college professors and K-12 teachers dedicated to improving geographic awareness and skills.
Meg Gruber, president of the Virginia Education Association, will speak Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Molnar Recital Hall in Wygal.
Sirens will sound on campus Tuesday, March 11, at about 9:45 a.m. for about 30 seconds as part of a statewide tornado drill.