Longwood University’s Board of Visitors has approved tuition and fee increases for the 2018-19 academic year of 4.9 percent, including a new financial incentive that will reward students for taking a full course load.
As rainclouds held off for much of Saturday’s commencement ceremony before releasing a downpour amid cheers from the nearly 1,000 students in attendance, Gov. Ralph S. Northam told Longwood University graduates on Saturday that their preparation as citizen leaders has set them on a course for a life of purpose and progress.
Beginning next semester, a Longwood student who needs help organizing a big paper, needs to meet with an academic coach, and needs to add a class will no longer have to visit multiple buildings on opposite ends of campus.
Everywhere you looked last weekend—from the rooftop bar at the newly reopened Weyanoke Hotel to the outdoor tables at Uptown Coffee Café on Main Street to the celebration at Stubbs Mall on campus—Longwood alumni beamed from behind their shades at the university’s second Mega Reunion.
For seniors, the week before graduation is one of the most exciting times of their college careers. It’s also a time to reflect on lessons learned both in and out of the classroom. We asked 21 seniors who are about to walk across the stage at commencement about what they learned. The answers might surprise you.
Senior Week. It’s that once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable interlude between the end of the senior spring semester’s academic work and Commencement.
The Longwood University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant to focus on training speech-language pathology graduate students.
Every new program at a university needs a champion—a faculty member who will work to see not only its implementation but also set it up for future success.
This weekend, hundreds of alumni will return to Longwood for a spirited reunion weekend that will draw on the natural energy of campus as it prepares for commencement.
Just in time for two major weekends on campus, the Hotel Weyanoke, which for years housed students just steps away from the historic center of campus, is officially open for business as Farmville’s first boutique hotel.