As we say hello to 2022, here are just a few of the memorable social media posts from the Longwood community over what has been an unforgettable year.

1. Longwood alumnus captured a moment so perfectly even ESPN agreed

TJ Wengert '20 enjoyed his moment in the sun as one of the broadcasters during a Longwood men's basketball game that ended with an unbelievable half-court shot for the win. His quote—"What have my eyes seen?!"—blanketed phones as ESPN pushed out an alert about the amazing play.

2. Flower Power!

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S.E.A.L. (Student Educators for Active Leadership) used flower power to spread kindness around campus.

3. When being a Lancer isn’t just for 4 years...

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Before the traditional Ring Ceremony, class rings are placed in a treasure chest which stays in the Rotunda overnight under the watchful eye of Joanie.

4. Nothing but respect for our presidents

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First-year class president Zachary Scheibel '25 and friends grabbed a photo with Longwood President W. Taylor Reveley, IV, after collecting this year's Longwood Scarf.

5. Lancers found their niche and new ways to get involved

The Hispanic Latino Association is just one of the over 175 student clubs and organizations at Longwood.

6. Sometimes the great outdoors makes the best classroom

Learn more about the psychology program.

7. Longwood ‘22 gave us some CAPtivating photos from Convocation

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Seniors embark on their final year on campus at Convocation, a longstanding Longwood tradition highlighted by the "capping" of seniors by their friends.

8. Science RULES!

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Alpha Chi Sigma, the national professional chemistry fraternity, explored the science of chocolate. Sounds delicious.

9. A record-breaking year for the Honors College

Learn more about the Cormier Honors College for Citizen Scholars.

10. Friends don’t let other friends do TikTok trends alone


Dynamic Duo #riverdale #HBIC #longwooduniversity

♬ Linda And Heather Theme Song - nooneinparticular

Are you following Longwood on TikTok yet?

11. Longwood alumni were welcomed back to their roots

Because you have to come back for Oktoberfest. And Spring Weekend. Oh, and Alumni Weekend

12. President Reveley showed some love to this four-legged citizen leader

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Did you know STEP (Service-Dog Training and Education Program) is one of our most popular student clubs at Longwood?

13. Music theory is SNOW problem

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Learn more about the music program.

14. A PURRfect tour of Longwood

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This adorable cat has his own Instagram account.

15. Making a big splash for Graduation

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A picture-perfect spring day with sunlight gleaming off Joanie on the Stony welcomed the Longwood Class of 2021 and their families to a Commencement ceremony on Wheeler Mall—yet another uplifting sign of a return to normalcy on the campus and beyond. 

16. Halloween photoshoots were taken to the NEXT level

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The WOOD, a group of creative Longwood students, held this Halloween photoshoot at the CHI Tunnel. (As if the CHI Tunnel wasn't spooky enough! :))

17. Student volunteers kept the Farmville community in good health

Learn more about the nursing program.

18. It's never too early to bring your children for a campus tour

Welcome Class of... 2038?!

19. Emmy win for Longwood... and Sam Chase '21

He can now go by Emmy award-winning Sam Chase '21.

20. Sharing the love for your major



♬ What? Am I? - akil elijah

Learn more about the anthropology and archaeology major.

21. Breakfast for dinner—always the move the night before exams


Late night breakfast vibes

♬ Run Free (Original Mix) - Deep Chills & Deep Chills

The Longwood family makes sure students get the most out of study breaks. Learn more about Late Night Breakfast and other exam week traditions.

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