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.