University move-in day: It’s an annual fall rite of passage complete with long lines, piles of suitcases, boxes of Easy Mac and more than a few tears from proud parents.
Imagine this: You walk into a memorial service and everyone is chugging beer, smoking and partying—including, seemingly, the deceased, who is posed at a table playing cards with a Busch in one hand and a cigarette in the other.
In what has become a tradition marking the beginning of the Longwood University academic year, the Department of Music will present a free recital open to the public on Aug. 25.
At a recent wake in New Orleans, the deceased was seated at a table with a cigarette in one hand and a beer in the other. Bizarre? Maybe, but it’s part of a trend.
When tour groups and other Longwood visitors stroll into Lancaster Hall, home to the office of the president and other administrators, they are often stopped in their tracks by a remarkable gallery.
Lancers aren’t ones to sit around all summer doing nothing. Students have gone around the world over the break, attending concerts, seeing sights and even practicing a little citizen leadership--and taken selfies!
Longwood University is again one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review.
Growing by just 2.1 percent, Longwood University’s tuition and fees increased by the smallest percentage of any public four-year college in Virginia, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Dr. Christopher Swanson, associate professor of music at Longwood University, is the new conductor and artistic director of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra.
Longwood alumnus Monty Montgomery ’98 is making his colorful mark on his alma mater and Farmville in a big way.