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Honors college dean named

Chris Kukk has been named as the new dean of Longwood’s honors college. Kukk, the professor of political science and social science and founding director ... Read more

2 days ago by Staci Bridge.

University distributes funds to students

As part of the federal stimulus package known as the CARES Act Longwood University along with many other institutions of higher education received a portion ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Reveley, Stimpert named to group

President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Dr. Larry Stimpert have been named to Governor Ralph Northam’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Big South alters aspects of ’20-’21 season

The Big South Conference provided some insight into how COVID-19 will impact the 2020-21 sports season for Longwood University and the conference’s other member institutions. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to make pay cuts to majority of employees

Longwood University officials announced Tuesday, May 12, the university will be asking faculty and staff to take pay cuts over the coming year in an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

University preps for fall opening

Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced Thursday, April 16, the creation of a COVID-19 Planning Team made up of leaders and experts to ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Longwood to hold graduation in October

In an email to students, Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced that commencement for the Class of 2020 would be the weekend of ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Longwood student talks about his fight against virus

Longwood University student Devin Rivera rarely gets sick, so when the 21-year-old developed coronavirus symptoms within the span of just a few hours Wednesday, March ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

2 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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 months 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

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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