Social media was buzzing with activity around the U.S. Vice Presidential Debate on October 4, 2016. Here were just a few of our #LongwoodDebate favorites.
The coverage of Longwood and Farmville leading up to the Vice Presidential Debate has been extraordinary -- almost too much to count. Here are just a few of our favorites that helped share our story with the world.
When the vice presidential candidates meet on stage for their lone debate each election cycle, the undercard often garners as much attention as the title match.
During the days before and on Debate Day itself, we’ll take you behind the scenes, tell you what’s happening right now and provide perspective on what it all means.
The voting age may be 18, but there’s no age restriction on getting involved in the political process. That’s what students from across Southern Virginia learned when they gathered at Longwood for a conference on citizenship and politics last week.
The stage is set. On Oct. 4, Longwood University will host the U.S. Vice Presidential Debate with Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. Get the inside scoop on what it takes to host a debate and some of the changes on campus in anticipation of the big event.
It takes a small army of volunteers to host the Vice Presidential Debate–about 1,000 in total, including almost 700 students. The general of that army: a hyper-organized font of Lancer pride and bottomless energy named Macrae Hammond ’14 (M.S. ’15).
Art 495: On The Campaign Trail is perhaps the most distinctive and remarkable of more than 30 courses on campus this fall that have been created or redesigned to incorporate debate themes.
It’s America’s first two-college town, a place where the final hours of the Civil War unfolded and a student strike helped launch the modern civil rights movement.
Imagine ESPN’s “College GameDay” coming to Longwood. Now imagine something much bigger, with five networks, dozens of anchors, and two days’ worth of coverage. Get ready to put yourself in the middle of it all – and maybe be seen on live TV.