Amid all the mudslinging of election-year politics, two Longwood students have found that working together is better than working against each other.
Sandra Cisneros, a nationally acclaimed poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer and artist whose work explores themes of multiculturalism and the lives of the working class, will speak at Longwood University in November as part of the Longwood Authors Reading Series.
Jammie McMurtry ’24 is working with Dr. Jonathan White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, on studying platinum-based cancer treatments in an effort to improve them.
It’s a Tuesday morning, and Jamie Finney ’98 has been on campus since 9 a.m., doing one of the things he loves most: Advising students on how to stand out from the crowd when they’re looking for their dream job in law enforcement, intelligence, cybersecurity, emergency management and other similar careers.
Three new faces joined Longwood University’s Board of Visitors this fall, though their first official appearance at Convocation was familiar to them all.
The grant totaling $25,000 will be used to upgrade their handheld radios for communications between the various law enforcement and public safety departments in the Farmville community.
For the first time, Longwood University is a top-five regional public university in the South, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings out today.
Convocation, the annual kick-off of the new academic year and a celebration of the senior class, is a uniquely Longwood tradition unlike any other.
Some of the caps stood tall atop students’ heads, others featured strings of photos that reached down to the ground for this year’s Convocation ceremony that marked the beginning of the Class of 2023’s senior year on campus.
Jason Ferguson (M.S. ‘12), a 26-year admissions professional who had been serving as dean of admissions at nearby Hampden-Sydney College, will take the helm of a Longwood admissions department that is cresting on a record number of applications and one of the academically strongest freshman classes in school history.