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