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After 40 successful years, curtain to close on alumni director’s Longwood career
Longwood celebrates a range of alumni talents with annual awards
The story of how the largest collection of native virginia plants in the world came to reside in the basement of greenwood library is as priceless as the collection itself.
Sculptures honoring the Cunninghams  will be displayed in new student, alumni centers

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On Point

Savannah Barnett ’15 has been intrigued by the process of extracting anti-cancer compounds 
from marine sponges since she came across in the topic in a high-school biology class.

Bounty of the Sea

Student’s work with marine sponges may yield better method of harvesting anti-cancer compounds

Students in Longwood’s new RN-to-BSN program start out with 15 hours of experiential learning credit.

Learning Power

RN-to-BSN program helps nurses advance in their careers

Animation students at Longwood benefit from
William ‘Tuck’ Tucker’s connections to top 
industry executives.

Cartoon Network

Faculty member in new animation design major is on a first-name basis with SpongeBob, Stimpy and the Simpsons

Civil War Cannon with Bird

Civil War podcast series to end in April

Longwood Police Chief Bob Beach

LUPD ranks in top 20 among the nation’s colleges, universities

Research conducted by a Longwood professor shows fish like the Mojave tui chub face fewer 
repopulation challenges coexisting with predatory species than originally thought.

Live and Let Live

When it comes to helping endangered species, invasive animals may not be all bad

Dance Party

Is the Party Hopping?

New app eliminates the guesswork in a fun evening out

Pear Shaped Woman

Pear-Shaped and Proud of It

Expert says women should focus on exercise and a healthy lifestyle instead of weight loss in hips and thighs


Protecting Your Online Self

Tips from a Longwood cyber security expert

Hearing Illustration

Hearing Aid

Longwood provides region with first full-time service for patients with hearing disorders

Ruth Ozeki

Winning Words

Japanese-American novelist named recipient of 33rd Dos Passos Prize


Family life concentration receives national certification


Online MBA programs rank in top 100 nationally


Research examines microaggression


Vote of Confidence

Longwood’s accreditation reaffirmed

Lancer Update

Buddy Bolding and Elwood

Through the Eyes of a Legend

Former baseball coach pens memoir of his nearly 40 years at Longwood

As goalkeeper, Carlos Canas ’17 anchored the Salvadoran squad at CONCACAF,
one of six qualifying tournaments for the U-20 World Cup.

International Soccer Star

Goalkeeper just misses out on trip to U-20 World Cup

Megan Baltzell ’15 and Kyri Washington ’16 plan to hit it out of the park this season.

Beware of Flying Objects

Megan Baltzell and Kyri Washington take aim at Main Street this spring

Proceeds from the Longwood Athletics Benefit Celebration help provide  scholarships for student-athletes.

Let’s Do It Again

Longwood Athletics Benefit Celebration returns in 2015

Aaron Myers '15

Preseason pitcher honors in Big South Conference go to Longwood senior


More than 130 receive scholar-athlete recognition

More than 130 receive scholar-athlete recognition

Alumni News


Class Notes

Rob Weiderhold ’88 was responsible for the safety of FBI personnel at the Pentagon after 9/11.

Hazardous Duty

FBI job puts alumnus on the scene of terrorist attacks


Documenting History

Display in Maugans Alumni Center to include diplomas from 1885 to 2013

Dr. Indira Etwaroo ’94 is the executive director for the Center for Arts and Culture at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The Arts, Reimagined

Alumna brings innovative ideas to Brooklyn community development corporation, NPR

Agnes Crockett Davis ’36 shares her senior portrait as published in the 1936 Virginian. She celebrated her 
100th birthday on Jan. 18, 2014. In the yearbook she’s holding, her photo is on the far right.

Many Happy Returns

1936 alumna reminisces about college days in video marking her 100th birthday

Katherine Buffey Bulifant ’13, M.S. ’14 (left) and Amy Harris ’14

Alumnae fill 3 positions in advancement and alumni relations

Scarf Photo - Dominican Republic

Where in the World is the Longwood Scarf?

In the Dominican Republic


Decade of 2010s Reunion Weekend set for Oktoberfest

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The Wages of War

150 years after Lee’s surrender, some wounds of North-South conflict have not healed