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Through three great fires Longwood rises from the ashes

By Dr. James W. Jordan Longwood University Board of Visitors, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology It was in 1839 that the citizens of Farmville raised $30,000 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Second Longwood student tests positive for COVID-19

A second Longwood University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  Matthew McWilliams, assistant vice president of communication for Longwood University, said the Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

SGA president weighs in on Longwood’s semester closure

As Longwood students grapple with the reality that they will not return to campus for the remainder of the semester, the university’s Student Government Association ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Community garden service project

The Longwood University Multicultural Affairs and social work professors and students used the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Community Garden on the corner of Blanton ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood moves to teaching online for remainder of semester

Longwood University students will not be returning to classes on campus this semester. President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced in a Thursday night, March 19, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Helping Longwood students navigate the next week

Longwood University Vice President for Student Affairs Tim Pierson sent an email to Longwood students Thursday morning, March 12, offering helpful information for navigating the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Acclaimed writer to visit Longwood University

A nationally-acclaimed poet, short-story writer, novelist, essayist, performer and artist will speak at Longwood University Tuesday, March 24, at 8 p.m., in the Blackwell Ballroom ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

LU among Peace Corps’ 2020 top volunteer-producing schools

Peace Corps has announced that Longwood University ranked No. 16 among small size schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Wind Symphony to perform free concert

The Longwood University Wind Symphony will present a free concert Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Jarman Auditorium on the LU campus. Admission is ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Marketing workshop offered

Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free marketing workshop at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) March 4 at 9 a.m. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Hearing conservation presentation

In 2010, the Farmville Lions Club and Longwood’s Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS) formed a partnership to offer Hearing Conservation Presentations to the Prince ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Scam emails target Longwood students

The Longwood University Police Department is urging students to be cautious of emails they may have received asking if they want to earn $300. According ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Doherty to teach a workshop

Longwood’s own Ransford Doherty, Class of 97, will be on campus for the day Friday, Feb. 21. Doherty will be on WFLO’s Call Flo Show ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Chamber music series presents Eisenstadt Trio

The Longwood University Chamber Music Series will present a concert of music for violin, cello, and fortepiano by The Eisenstadt Trio Tuesday, Feb. 18. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

DAR host Genealogical Workshop

The Judith Randolph – Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a Genealogical Workshop, “Delving into the Treasure Trove of the Greenwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

New York choreographer sets the stage for production of Chicago

The theatre stage at Longwood this spring will feature a unique mix of pop-culture favorites — from an expertly choreographed “All That Jazz” number to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Author speaks on opioid crisis

Beth Macy, a former journalist for the Roanoke Times and New York Times best-selling author of, “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Students serve others

While some enjoyed the day off Monday, 160 Longwood University students took part in a Service Challenge as part of area Martin Luther King Jr. ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Macy to speak at Longwood

Beth Macy, the Virginia-based best-selling author and sharp-eyed observer of the opioid crisis and other challenges facing rural America, will speak at Longwood University, a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Class challenges students to make change in society

Freshmen in college often have a number of “aha” moments, both in and out of the classroom. Sometimes, they come with a challenge. “There are ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Honors bands performances set

The 25th annual Longwood Honors Jazz Ensemble and the 29th annual Honors Concert Band performances will be held on Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staci Bridge.

Barber awarded

Dr. Amorette Barber, associate professor of biology and director of the Office of Student Research at Longwood University, has earned an Outstanding Faculty Award from ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Students plant Victory Garden

Longwood University students planted, tended and then harvested a “victory garden” as part of Dr. Michael Lund’s English 215 class, titled “9/11: Loss and Redemption.” ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Macy speaking on campus in 2020

Beth Macy, the Virginia-based best-selling author and sharp-eyed observer of the opioid crisis and other challenges facing rural America, will speak at Longwood University early ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

LUPD ranked in top 20

Security Magazine has ranked the Longwood University Police Department (LUPD) in the top 20 among Virginia colleges and universities. This year’s award is Longwood’s eighth ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

New admissions building opens

A stunning new home for Longwood University admissions opened its doors to the community this week, drawing praise for its warm and welcoming interior and ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Marin is honored to serve

His first military funeral is etched in Marcus Marin’s memory, a Longwood University release noted. There wasn’t a particularly large crowd gathered graveside, but it ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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