Thursday, October 20
Longwood Gives Back
As a way to celebrate the official inauguration of Longwood University's 25th President, Patrick Finnegan, the University will be holding a day of service event entitled "Longwood Gives Back" in his honor. Community Agencies and non-profits all over Farmville have submitted their volunteer projects and donation requests and now we need our faculty, staff and students to put on some work gloves and show some love for President Finnegan by "giving back."
Online registration for the Longwood Gives Back Day of Service and Picnic has closed. If you would like to sign up for one of the remaining projects please contact Jen Rentschler (email@example.com or 395-2930) for Off-Campus volunteer opportunities or Susan Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org or 395-2103) for On-Campus volunteer opportunities.
Completed your service project? Report your hours using the volunteer service report form.
Campus Wide Picnic
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Lankford Mall
All faculty, staff and students are invited to this free picnic but you MUST have your Longwood University ID. There will be student-provided entertainment, a visit from the Longwood mascot and a welcome from President Finnegan. An event not to be missed!
Silver Notes Celebration Concert
7:30 p.m., Jarman
Friday, October 21
Noon, Blackwell Ballroom
By invitation only.
2:00 p.m., Jarman
Keynote Speaker: Senator Jack Reed
Seating limited, tickets required. Attendees are cordially invited to a dessert reception immediately following the ceremony on Lancaster Lawn.
Silver Celebration Dinner to Benefit the Future University Student Center
6:00 p.m., Lee Grand Dining Room
Black tie event. Ticket Price: $250. To receive an invitation, please email email@example.com.
Inauguration Keynote Speaker
U.S. Senator Jack Reed
Jack Reed is a champion for middle-class families and a strong believer that, through hard work, all Americans should have the opportunity to build a better life.
A former Army Ranger, Reed is a national leader on defense, housing, and economic issues. He has led efforts to promote responsible budgets, create jobs, and strengthen our economy.
As one of just eight Senators in U.S. history to graduate from West Point, Time magazine noted: “Reed is a serious, intellectually honest veteran and an expert on defense issues in the Senate.”
A Celebration of Scholarship
In Recognition of the Inauguration of Patrick Finnegan, 25th President of Longwood University
Monday, October 17
Blackwell Talk. Barbara Maling, assistant professor of nursing, will discuss "Southern African American nurses during the Civil War." Noon. Blackwell Hall.
Tuesday, October 18
Mathematics & Computer Science Colloquium Lecture Series. Dr. B. Sidney Smith, mathematician at-large, will address "Sailing Off the Edge of the Mindscape: Mathematics, Truth, and the Limits of Reason." Social: 3:30 p.m., Room 300A, Ruffner Hall. Lecture: 4 p.m., Room 356, Ruffner Hall.
Sunday, October 23
Faculty recital featuring Jennifer Capaldo (mezzo-soprano). 4 p.m., Molnar Recital Hall, Wygal Building.
Monday, October 24
Blackwell Talk. Amorette Barber, assistant professor of biology, will discuss "Immune Cells: New Soldiers in the War against Cancer." Noon. Blackwell Hall.
Simkins Lecture. Dr. Steven Farber, a member of the Department of Embryology at the Carnegie Institution for Science, will discuss "How Science Outreach Impacts Urban Science Education." 7 p.m., Blackwell Hall. Learn more
Tuesday, October 25
Sankofa Lecture. Dr. Tammy Pawloski, director of Francis Marion University's Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty, will address "The Changing Landscape of Education." Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Services. Reception, 6 p.m., Lewis Room, Dorrill Dining Hall. Lecture, 7 p.m., Hull 132.
Thursday, October 27
College of Business and Economics Lecture. Bennie Waller, associate professor of finance and real estate, will address "Incorporating Students into our Research: Experience in Real Estate." 7 p.m., Wygal Auditorium.
Tuesday, November 1
Faculty Colloquium. Brian Bates, associate professor of anthropology, will address "The Ultimate Cold Case: Forensic Archaeology at a 1,000 Year-Old Sappony Indian Village." 7 p.m., Wygal Auditorium.