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From the President

From the President Getting ready for this school year, as Longwood looks to its 175th Anniversary, has been like a homecoming for me. My grandmother Marie Eason Reveley, a member of the...

In Print

Books by alumni, faculty, staff and friends

Credits & Contributions

About The Magazine Publisher Longwood University Foundation Inc. Robert Burger Jr., PresidentEditor Sabrina Brown Creative Director David Whaley Associate Editors Kent Booty, Matthew McWilliams Photographer Andrea Dailey Contributors David Driver,...

On Point

Living Large

Students move into 130 new apartments at Lancer Park

Growth Spurt

Longwood welcomes the largest freshman class ever

Vikings may have gotten bad rap, says medieval scholar

The Vikings were not just the wanton marauders of popular portrayal, says a Longwood medieval scholar

New Leadership

3 alumni are among appointments to Board of Visitors

All expenses paid for students interning at Carnegie Mellon

Four students from Longwood’s College of Business and Economics were selected to participate in an all-expenses-paid research internship at Carnegie Mellon University this past summer. Nick Baragar ’14 of Virginia...

Bedford Hall interiors win national recognition

The project that renovated and nearly tripled the size of Longwood’s art building has received national recognition. The work on  Bedford Hall was chosen for a Silver Citation in American...

Environmental sciences degree program provides plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.

All Natural

SCHEV approves degree in environmental sciences

National study praises Longwood’s teacher programs

Longwood was one of only 92 colleges and universities in the nation recognized for excellence in teacher preparation in a study of more than 1,000 schools conducted by the National...

It’s No Mystery

English professor still in love with Hardy Boys books

Graduate student creates website that focuses on American Romanticism

Jeff Everhart ’11 M.A. ’13 didn’t do  the traditional research paper for his  master’s thesis in English. Instead, he combined his  two passions—technology and the American Romanticism period in literature—to...

The Better to Hear You

New home, name for unit that provides services in speech, hearing, learning

Mind Trip

Yellowstone experience is much more than magnificent scenery and souvenirs

Lancer Update

Picking Up the PACE

New men’s basketball head coach brings energy, new strategy to a youthful Lancers team

Longwood recognized talent in softball star Megan Baltzell ’14 that other Division I schools overlooked. © Red Rocket Photography.

Making the Rounds

Longwood’s Baltzell hits more home runs than anyone in the nation

Brooke Short ’13 was a leader at the plate, on the rubber and in the clubhouse for the Big South Champion Lancers softball team. © Red Rocket Photography

Softball player named Big South Conference’s female athlete of the year

Brooke Short ’13 was named the 2012-13 Big South Conference Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Short, the Big South’s third-leading hitter and second in home runs, total bases and walks, is...

Georgi Khmiadashvili ’13 played out of the No. 1 singles position on the men’s tennis team.

Highlight Reel

Longwood boasts conference champions, several All-Academic Team members

A Strong Finish

Women’s basketball building on last season’s success

Casey Wharton is the new head coach of the women’s tennis team.

New women’s tennis coach stepping up from assistant spot

Casey Wharton, assistant coach for the 2012-13 season, has been named the new women’s tennis head coach. “Casey has exhibited a passion for Long tennis, and I am excited to...

Winners Circle

Students recognized at the 2012-13 Student-Athlete Awards Banquet included Stephen Shockley (left), men’s basketball: Henry I. Willett Male Scholar-Athlete Award; Kelsey Pardue, women’s soccer: Female Athlete of the Year Award;...

Alumni News

One of the Family

Popular professor receives award, alumni status

175th Anniversary publications planned

Longwood history to be updated Longwood’s 175th Anniversary is being celebrated with an updated history of the normal school-turned-university. The largely pictorial history will be available by March 2014 in...

Alumni Advisory Board elects new officers

Congratulations to Colleen McCrink Margiloff  ’97 on  her appointment to the Longwood Board of Visitors. Because of her new leadership role, Margiloff has resigned her position as presi- dent of...

Alumni reunions planned

October 2013: Classes of 1968 and 1973 Members of the Classes of 1968 and 1973 will gather on the Longwood campus Oct. 1819, 2013, to relive memories and celebrate the...

Send Flat Elwood off on his journey

The  Flat Stanley Project is a nationwide effort to promote literacy and community among young learners by sending out “flat” visitors through the mail, then having students track, discuss and...

Look who’s enjoying Longwood Loot

Kim Jones ’12 (left),  Charity Reish ’10, Dana Scarantino ’10, Katie Wilson ’10/’11, Toni  Fisher ’12, Claire Paul ’10 and Amy Auger ’11/’12 enjoyed receiving Longwood Loot when they gathered...

Where in the world is the Longwood Scarf?

In Spain and Hawaii

Under the Sea

Underwater archaeology is 2013 graduate’s passion

From Generation to Generation

Hubbard Peanut Company, maker of Hubs brand Virginia peanuts, is a perfect example of a successful family business

Tech Savvy

Alumnus helps Virginia Credit Union compete with larger institutions

Class Notes

We appreciate everyone who sent us submissions for the Class Notes section in this issue of Longwood magazine. Please keep them coming. If there is anything new in your life,...

End Paper

Eugene B. Monfalcone’s paintings in the dome of the Rotunda of Ruffner Hall depict the foundations of learning.

Practically Human

In times of transition, I tend to turn to the stars. So the year I came to Longwood, I visited an astrologist. “Learn to be rooted but strive to be...