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  • $1.4 Million Covid-19 relief funds, 192% increase requests consulting assistance, 14 community info and training sessions via Zoom for 195 participants, 196 Covid-19 specific client consultations, 158 jobs stabilized

    Small Business Development Center helps meet the challenges of Covid-19 with an emphasis on innovation

    May 18, 2020

    When Covid-19 hit and a local company was figuring out how to pivot from manufacturing kayak components to PPE (personal protective equipment), one of the places they turned for help was the local Small Business Development Center, headquartered at Longwood University.

  • Karen Emerson ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Karen Emerson ’20

    May 15, 2020

    Karen Emerson ’20 is majoring in Business administration with a concentration in accounting and a double minor in mathematics and economics. Her next step will be a summer internship in Singapore, then pursuing dual master’s degrees—one in international business and the other in business analytics—at the Hult International Business School in Dubai.

  • Jeancarlo “JC” Siles ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Jeancarlo “JC” Siles ’20

    May 15, 2020

    Jeancarlo “JC” Siles ’20 is majoring in Psychology with a minor in sociology. His next step will be job searching and taking a gap year before pursuing a master’s degree.

  • Bethany Adams ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Bethany Adams ’20

    May 14, 2020

    Bethany Adams ’20 is majoring in Chemistry. Her next step will be pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry at Clemson University.

  • Shaunah Smyre ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Shaunah Smyre ’20

    May 13, 2020

    Shaunah Smyre ’20 is majoring in Social work. Her next step will be pursuing a master’s degree in film, radio and television production at Syracuse University.

  • Jack Harmon ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Jack Harmon ’20

    May 12, 2020

    Jack Harmon ’20 is majoring in Communication Studies with a concentration in public relations. His next step will be an internship at Walt Disney World as part of the Disney College Program.

  • Helen Chhay ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Helen Chhay ’20

    May 11, 2020

    Helen Chhay ’20 is majoring in Nursing. Her next step will be working as a registered nurse on the Mother-Baby Unit at HCA, Las Palmas Hospital in El Paso, Texas.

  • Casey Ridpath ’20

    Senior Spotlight: Casey Ridpath ’20

    May 10, 2020

    Casey Ridpath ’20 is majoring in History with a concentration in secondary education and minor in political science. Her next step will be working as a 7th grade U.S. history teacher at J.E.J. Moore Middle School in Prince George.

  • Provost Larissa Smith

    Learning at Longwood this Fall: Q&A with Provost Larissa Smith

    May 08, 2020

    As Longwood begins planning how to safely re-open campus in the fall, Longwood’s top academic officer talks about the planning underway to ensure the critical experience of classroom learning can move safely forward.

  • Dr. Leigh Lunsford, professor of mathematics

    Flattening the curve: Current events drive statistics class project

    May 08, 2020

    As the Covid-19 pandemic was hitting the U.S. in March, Dr. Leigh Lunsford saw a unique opportunity for her MATH 301 Applied Statistics class to test their skills in a real-world situation.