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Longwood closes residence halls following second positive test

By Crystal Vandegrift and Alexa Massey The Farmville Herald A day after a second Longwood University student tested positive for the coronavirus, the university has ... Read more

3 days 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

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

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

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force created

Federal and state officials have launched a team to protect citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a Department of ... Read more

1 week 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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Big South cancels remainder of 2019-20 spring sports season

The Big South Conference announced in a Wednesday afternoon, March 18, press release that it was canceling all regular-season competition, conference championships and athletics activities ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Tests for 2 quarantined Longwood students are negative

Longwood University reported in a Saturday, March 14, message to the university community that tests came back negative for the coronavirus COVID-19 for two Longwood ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Northam bans special gatherings of 100 or more statewide

Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam confirmed during a Sunday afternoon, March 15, press conference that a statewide ban on special public events of more than ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood classes move online through March 27

Longwood University has announced a move to online classes until at least Friday, March 27. The message from Longwood President W. Taylor Reveley IV Friday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

The standard-setter

It is a notable thing in the Farmville community that when spring approaches, people in the area can expect to follow an NCAA Division I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Big South suspends required athletics activities through March 30

The Big South Conference, which includes Longwood University, announced in a Friday evening, March 13, press release that all competition and required athletics activities have ... 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Two more Longwood students quarantined

Two students who shared living space with the Longwood student who received a presumptive positive coronavirus test result have been quarantined. A release from the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood sports teams pause for at least a week

Longwood President Taylor Reveley’s decision to cancel classes and events through Wednesday, March 18 means the schools’ spring sports season will take a pause as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood virus test is presumptive positive; classes and events canceled

Classes and events at Longwood University have been canceled through Wednesday, March 18, after test results for a Longwood student, self-quarantined since Monday, returned as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood student in self-quarantine after being tested for COVID-19

Longwood University announced Tuesday a student is self-quarantining due to the new virus outbreak. The move was taken under the guidance of the Centers for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Former Longwood music professor is a Leap Day Baby

Patricia Lust has heard every question in the book about being born on Leap Day. Originally having grown up on a farm in northwestern Ohio, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood softball coach takes leave of absence

Longwood University Softball Head Coach Kathy Riley will take a leave of absence from the program for the remainder of the 2020 season, the university’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood Village to be repurposed

Longwood University informed students Thursday, Feb. 13, that Longwood Village, located at 105 Lancer Circle behind Sheetz, would not be available for student housing for ... Read more

1 month ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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

1 month 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

1 month 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.

Lancers are in ‘the discovery stage’

Longwood University’s softball team enters the season with big shoes to fill after many key players graduated in 2019. The Lancers opened their 2020 campaign ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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.

Updated – Residence, vehicles hit by shots fired

Farmville Police Department (FPD) and Longwood University Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on Oak Street near Centra Southside Community Hospital, according ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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