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From The President

One of the delights of my first year at Longwood has been a steady stream of occasions that energize and excite me about both the traditions of this place and...

Credits & Contributions

Publisher Longwood University Foundation Inc. Robert Burger Jr., President Editor Sabrina Brown Creative Director David Whaley Associate Editors Kent Booty, Matthew McWilliams Photographer Andrea Dailey Contributors Kevin Bryant ’05, David...

On Point

Parental Guidance

Longwood receives generous support from Parents Council

A New Addition

Longwood is launching an online MBA in real estate.

Leadership Forum brings acclaimed authors to speak on campus

Two authors will speak on campus this spring in the Longwood Leadership Forum.

Online MBA programs ranked among best in nation

Longwood’s online graduate business programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S.News & World Report. The programs were ranked 62nd among the 239 online programs that...

Longwood math professor named best in Virginia

Dr. Maria Timmerman, assistant professor of mathematics education, is this year’s recipient of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ William C. Lowry Outstanding Mathematics Educator of the Year Award...

Appearing (Not Quite) in Person

Sen. Mark Warner taps technology for class visit

The Princeton Review names Longwood a ‘Best Value’

Longwood is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company selected Longwood as one of 75 public institutions to be...

The Untouchable

Despite criticism and doubt, study shows Social Security maintains high level of support

To Tell or Not To Tell

Study looks at how grown children might react to finding out a parent is gay

High bond rating signals financial strength for Longwood

Longwood got the equivalent of a credit report last fall, and the news was good. Moody’s Investor Service gave the university a bond rating of A1, the fifth highest among...

A Passing Interest

Research sheds light on which factors actually predict SOL pass rates

Learned Excellence

Great teachers are made, not born, says researcher

Kennedy Center program recognizes theatre faculty

Three members of the Longwood theatre faculty received regional Meritorious Achievement Awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for their work on Longwood Theatre’s production of The Love...

Beneath Still Waters

Climate-change research focuses on the role of lakes and ponds in processing carbon

Lancer Update

Equal to the Task

McCullough ready to fill Buddy Bolding’s shoes as baseball coach

Softball builds on Big South title with focus on pitching

Last year’s Longwood softball squad rewrote the program’s record books en route to winning the school’s first ever Big South Conference title in its first year as a member of...

5 questions for women’s lacrosse head coach Elaine Jones

What are your thoughts on last season’s semifinal appearance, and what are your goals heading into 2014? I was pleased with last year’s semifinal appearance. I thought the team made...

Yin and Yang

Despite different personalities, Lancer sophomores mesh well on the court

New Blood

Gee’s first class of recruits creates optimistic outlook for men’s basketball in 2014-15

Golf alumna inducted into hall of fame

One of the most decorated Lancers has received yet another honor.

Aiming High, Shooting Low

Golfer looks to capitalize on final season before turning professional

Alumni News

Gearing Up for Fall

12 classes, black alumni, Greek women to celebrate reunions in fall 2014

Nominations sought for Alumni Awards

The Longwood Alumni Association Awards program is a reflection on Longwood’s history and a singular tribute to the accomplishments of the honorees. It presents an opportunity to promote our heritage...

Art exhibition to feature work of 1925 alumna

A Library of Virginia exhibition titled “Flora of Virginia” will feature the work of the late Lucile Walton ’25, a renowned watercolorist.

Show your Lancer pride with an alumni credit card

Show how proud you are to be a Lancer by signing up for a Longwood Alumni Association affinity credit card. Four card designs are available, including one with the Lancer...

You never know where you’ll find Flat Elwood

Flat Elwood travels every weekend to a different location around campus or town. Photos of him are posted every Wednesday at noon on the “Where’s Elwood” Facebook page, which was...

Alumni Relations announces recipients of Legacy Scholarships, seeks nominations for 2014-15

The 2013-14 Alumni Legacy Scholarship recipients are Bailey Jenkins ’17 and Amelia McConnell ’16. Each student received $2,000. Jenkins is a biology major from Roanoke. Her father, Scott Jenkins, graduated...

Performing Well

Alumna builds sales as director of retail operations at Kennedy Center


View Alumnus translates love of birding into dynamic tours

Class Notes

1960s Judith Robertson Wobbrock ’61 and her husband will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in June 2014. Glenda C. Booth ’66 was appointed to the advisory council of the Virginia...

End Paper

Bridging the Past

50 years after the Prince Edward County school closings, a generation whose lives were changed forever tell their stories to Longwood students