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9/11 tribute concert set

The Longwood Wind Symphony is offering a free concert Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. on campus at Jarman Hall. The occasion, Earl Shaffer, Director ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

LCVA’s Page Turners Art-on-the-Go

Page Turners Art-on-the-Go invites community members to explore and create their own works of art inspired by children’s literature at home or “on-the-go.” These bags ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

High Street Theatre sets opening series

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) opens the doors of the High Street Theatre with the debut of its new Friday Night Frights ... Read more

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 months ago by Shannon Watkins.

Farmville man arrested for assault on Longwood student

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

2 months ago by Shannon Watkins.

A petting zoo for instruments

The Longwood Center for Community Music presented a Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo” at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library Saturday, Aug. 21. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Our students are back

The weather’s still hot, but summer vacation is over for Longwood University students, who took Sunday evening to get acquainted with the campus, horse around ... Read more

2 months 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

2 months 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 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

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Lancers lend a helping hand

While many area residents spent their Sunday afternoon getting an early start barbecuing or setting up decorations for a Fourth of July celebration, members of ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Preparation for new arena begins

Construction has begun in the area where Longwood’s Joan Perry Brock Center will soon rise. The new 3,000-seat arena for basketball, concerts and lectures is ... Read more

4 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.

Danielsen receives Unsung Hero award

A local professor who has dedicated his career to advocating for child abuse victims was recently honored by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

6 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

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

6 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

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.

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

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Family members now allowed at sporting events

The Longwood athletics department recently announced new guidelines for spectators at Lancer athletics events and will allow a limited number of Longwood student-athlete family members ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood nursing students help in fight against COVID

The mission to get residents in the Piedmont Health District vaccinated against COVID-19 has been a community effort. For Longwood University nursing students, the chance ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood to open at 11 a.m. Friday

Longwood University will have a delayed opening Friday, Feb. 18 due to Thursday’s inclement weather. The university will open at 11 a.m. Classes scheduled before ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood University will be closed Thursday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to impending inclement weather. University dining and other facilities will operate on an ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Bill asks Longwood to recognize slave labor

A bill moving through the Virginia General Assembly would ask Longwood University to identify any slaves who worked to help build what was then the ... Read more

8 months ago by Roger Watson.

New theater to open on High Street

Downtown Farmville has a new sign of progress. Recently, Farmville residents watched as a fresh new marquee was hung along the corner of High and ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

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