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Dos Passos Prize finalists announced

Longwood University is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 John Dos Passos Prize, the oldest literary award given by a Virginia college or ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

University ranks in top 10

For the sixth consecutive year, Longwood University (LU) is able to add the title of top 10 public universities offering the highest percentage of small ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

LIFE program offers growth for all

Longwood LIFE is a program designed to help prepare people with high functioning mental disabilities ages 18-25 for independent living. Dr. Karen Feathers, assistant professor ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Lancers honored for academics

With representatives from all 13 Big South-affiliated programs, 129 Longwood student-athletes earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll honors for maintaining a grade point average of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Person arrested for assault of Longwood student

Longwood University Police officers responded to an alleged assault involving a Longwood student Tuesday afternoon on Main Street near the Longwood campus. According to an ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Former Longwood executive honored

Former Longwood public relations executive H. Donald Winkler has been honored by Marquis Who’s Who for his “lifetime achievements and unwavering excellence” in book authorship ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Colleges prepare for students

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions of higher learning are also preparing for ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Colleges prepare for a new year

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions of higher learning are also preparing for ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Library donation increases storage capabilities

Thanks to a recent gift from longtime supporter Dr. Ray Gaskins, Greenwood Library at Longwood University acquired flat file cabinets for archival storage. Among other ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood grad chosen for fellowship

Education is an issue that is near and dear to Javion Peterson, who will begin his first full-time teaching job at Goochland High School this ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to require COVID shots for students

Longwood University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for on-campus students this fall. The decision was announced to students in a Wednesday, June 9, email from Longwood ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood awards 1,191 degrees

Longwood University awarded 937 degrees to the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 15 on Wheeler Mall. Across Wheeler Mall, chairs were spread out in ... Read more

4 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Brock Center to begin construction soon

A new events facility with the potential to transform both the Longwood University campus and the community will begin to rise from the old tennis ... Read more

5 months ago by Roger Watson.

No decisions made on vaccine requirements at local colleges

Three Virginia colleges have made a COVID-19 vaccine a requirement, and more may join them soon following Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s opinion last Monday ... Read more

5 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood honors three successful coaches

Longwood head coaches Todd Dyer, Jhonnatan Medina Alvarez and Rebecca Tillett have enjoyed sustained success leading their respective Lancer programs on the field and on ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood adds pre-med concentration

Longwood students planning to attend medical, dental or veterinary school or pursue other health-related careers that require an advanced degree will have the option to ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood research project receives $100K grant

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 ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Dates set for return of the Heart of Virginia Festival

Officials have announced a new date for the 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival. According to festival Chairperson Susan Sullivan, the festivities will be held this ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Nickels named to all-academic team

Longwood women’s golf senior Jacky Nickels was named to the Big South All-Academic team, the conference announced Monday, April 19. A native of Kota Kinabalu, ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

200 vaccines shots available to public at Longwood Monday

Longwood University has 200 spots available during its vaccination clinic Monday, April 19 for anyone in the public over 16 needing a COVID-19 vaccine. The ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to The Farmville Herald When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine come ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Seniors exhibit to open April 17

Each year, all senior Longwood University visual arts majors create a capstone professional project that often forms the core of what will become their professional ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Dos Passos Prize event is Thursday

The English and Modern Languages Department of Longwood will host a virtual reading and interview with fiction and nonfiction writer Aleksandar Hemon, the 2020 John ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood graduations set for May 14, 15

According to a Monday, April 5, letter to the Class of 2021 on Longwood University’s website, the school is planning to celebrate commencement May 14 ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood receives GO grant

A major new grant award announced recently will lay the foundation for a long-term economic recovery from the pandemic’s effects by focusing on entrepreneurship training, ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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