As the Farmville Fire Department formally celebrates its 150th anniversary this spring, it is Longwood students and alumni who make up the core of active volunteers and run the majority of calls.
A pair of senior Longwood biology majors have been chosen for one of the most prestigious research showcases in the country.
The first move Longwood Police Chief Doug Mooney made when he took the helm of the department—which for the past decade has been ranked in the top 20 nationally—nearly a year ago was to establish a Community Relations Panel.
Dr. Eric Hodges has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his research project focusing on the combat and homecoming experiences of Black military veterans in the United States.
A Longwood social work professor who has spent years advocating for children—as a resource for police investigators, a legislative advocate and a courtroom expert—has been recognized by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General with its Unsung Hero award.
Through the pandemic, Longwood has persevered, finding a way to live and learn together, in person
Longwood students who are planning to attend medical, dental or veterinary school or pursue other health-related careers that require an advanced degree will have the option to declare a pre-med concentration beginning this fall.
Two distinguished citizen-leaders, one a respected PBS and National Public Radio journalist and the other a former state official who served at the helm of Virginia’s largest public university, will address the Longwood Class of 2021 at in-person Commencement ceremonies on May 14-15 that will carefully follow state public health guidelines.
Building on the success of a full academic year with students on campus and in classrooms, Longwood is looking to the Fall 2021 semester with an eye toward offering even more in-person classes.
Longwood’s celebrated University Lectures Series is returning to socially distanced hybrid lectures with a panel discussion centered on stories from the Covid-19 pandemic in the Farmville-Prince Edward community.
When more than 80 alums volunteer to spend a day showing current Longwood students the ropes of their jobs—and when the places they work include Ernst & Young, NatGeo Studios and the British embassy in Washington, D.C.—you know you’ve got an amazing network of caring and generous alumni.
The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) and Hampden-Sydney College (HSC) are excited to announce a series of Zoom symposiums presented in conjunction with the exhibition Asterisks in the Grand Narrative of History, an intimate yet ambitious exhibition that spans two collegiate galleries.
Tanea Doswell ’24, a participant in the inaugural Summer Scholars, an intensive summer research program for high-school students, is now she’s a freshman at Longwood.
Equal parts restaurateur, savvy marketer and back-to-basics foodie, Adam Russo ’07 invites you to forget everything you thought you knew about school cafeterias.
We are highlighting some of the incoming freshmen who will make up Longwood’s Class of 2025.
A fresh new marquee was hung along the corner of High and Main streets, soon to be home of the High Street Theatre, a new cinema and black-box theatre envisioned as a place for community events and film.
Longwood is proud to recognize more than 1,000 students named to the Dean’s List and President’s List for the 2020 fall semester.
When Sandra Ghali ’19 applied for a lab position at GENETWORx, a Glen Allen company that processes thousands of Covid-19 tests daily, she left a few people shaking their heads.
Longwood University’s Greenwood Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries.
Many Longwood faculty got creative last semester to make sure their students were getting the best educational experience possible under the circumstances.
The illegal wild animal trade, in which exotic animals like giraffes, tigers, and elephants are captured and sold on the black market to the highest bidder, is much more widespread than the average person would imagine. Partly spurred by the summer’s smash Netflix documentary “Tiger King,” new light has been shed on the issue.
Cancer-fighting cells developed in a Longwood lab could soon make their way to patient treatment plans, as clinical trials are planned to start soon.