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.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox imparted advice to members of the Longwood Student Government Association as he encouraged them to pursue public service.
In senior spring, an Ambassador’s final tour becomes one check mark in a series of nostalgic lasts—last class, last trip to D-Hall, last late-night run for food. It’s a poignant moment, and one they’ll never forget.
Coming soon to Longwood: a new interdisciplinary academic building with cutting-edge classrooms and learning spaces, all inside a handsome structure fitting seamlessly into the classical center of campus.