As we say hello to 2018, here are just a few of the memorable social media posts from the Longwood community over the past year.

1. When you win your third straight Big South Championship... front of a stadium full of fans on Lancer Field. Now THAT'S how you do it.

2. Then and now


#longwood17 and #longwood94

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3. When Ruffner Fountain was lit

ICYMI, this festive fountain had a leading role in the Longwood Friends video.

4. When you graduate and get engaged on the same day

5. When you really DON'T want to leave

6. On thick ice


I have officially been to 3 oceans now! #arcticocean #LUTAC #hypothermiahereicome

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The largest gift in Longwood history, from Joan ‘64 and Macon Brock, created the Brock Experiences, which supports transformational learning experiences such as the Longwood in the Arctic Circle program.

7. BioBlitz

For the second year, Longwood's Lancer Park was one of the sites "under the microscope" during the Virginia BioBlitz.

10. All the sunsets

12. Janese Quick lands at #4 on SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays

What a shot—kicking off a great year for Longwood Athletics!

13. Eclipse viewing party


Hope everyone at Longwood enjoyed the eclipse and had a great first day of classes! #ΑΣΦ @longwood_fsl

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In the early afternoon on Monday, Aug. 21, the skies darkened over Farmville and much of the rest of the U.S. as the moon moved in front of the sun for a rare solar eclipse... and the Longwood community had front row seats.

14. Virginia Children’s Book Festival

In its fourth year, the Virginia Children's Book Festival brought more than 7,000 children from all over Virginia to Longwood’s campus to hear from their favorite authors and illustrators.

15. Casually hanging out at your favorite fountain


Quick stop by my #FavoriteFountain #luftlw2017

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16. #MegaReunion2017 and the chance to relive Color Wars



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Longwood's first annual Mega Reunion was truly epic, as those who attended can attest. Watch the highlights on YouTube.

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