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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

In Print

Poem Central: Word Journeys with Readers and Writers by Shirley Powell McPhillips ’62, Longwood alumna Stenhouse Publishers describes this book, which is primarily for educators in grades 5-12, as helping...

From The President

When I’m traveling around the Commonwealth and beyond, it always makes me smile to see a Longwood bumper sticker or someone wearing a Longwood sweatshirt. Our alumni know and celebrate...

Credits & Contributions

About The Magazine Publisher Longwood University Foundation Inc. Bart Mitchell ’90, PresidentEditor Sabrina Brown Creative Director David Whaley Associate Editors Kent Booty, Matthew McWilliams Sports Editor Chris Cook Photographer Andrea...

On Point

Bounty of the Sea

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

Learning Power

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

Cartoon Network

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

Civil War podcast series to end in April

A weekly Longwood podcast series that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will end in April after 4-1/2 years and more than 200 episodes. The principals say they...

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

The Longwood University Police Department (LUPD) is ranked 16th in the nation among colleges and universities in the annual evaluation of the security industry by Security Magazine. Longwood is the...

Live and Let Live

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

Is the Party Hopping?

New app eliminates the guesswork in a fun evening out

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 Aid

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

Winning Words

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

Family life concentration receives national certification

Longwood’s family studies concentration in sociology is the only undergraduate program in Virginia to be approved as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) curriculum by the National Council on Family...

Online MBA programs rank in top 100 nationally

Longwood’s online MBA programs have been ranked among the best in the nation. The programs are ranked 78th nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Graduate MBA...

Research examines microaggression

It’s a statistic that may raise eyebrows: More than 80 percent of college students say they have been the targets of microaggression. From cringe-worthy comments on how articulate a black...

Vote of Confidence

Longwood’s accreditation reaffirmed

Lancer Update

Through the Eyes of a Legend

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

International Soccer Star

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

Beware of Flying Objects

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

Let’s Do It Again

Longwood Athletics Benefit Celebration returns in 2015

Preseason pitcher honors in Big South Conference go to Longwood senior

Senior right-hander Aaron Myers ’15, a physics major from Newport News, was named Big South Conference Preseason Pitcher of the Year by the league’s head coaches. Myers is coming off...

More than 130 receive scholar-athlete recognition

More than 130 receive scholar-athlete recognition

Alumni News

Class Notes

1970s Sherry Tomlin Sandkam ’70 is associate dean of the Graduate School at Virginia Commonwealth University. 1980s Jan Hundley, M.S. ’08, is the author of three children’s books: Vali–A Special...

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

The Arts, Reimagined

Alumna brings innovative ideas to Brooklyn community development corporation, NPR

Many Happy Returns

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

Alumnae fill 3 positions in advancement and alumni relations

The Office of University Advancement has one new face and one familiar face in a new role. Katherine Buffey Bulifant ’13, M.S. ’14, assumed the new position of director of campus philanthropy...

Where in the World is the Longwood Scarf?

In the Dominican Republic

Decade of 2010s Reunion Weekend set for Oktoberfest

If you graduated during the 2010s, mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. That’s the date for the Decade of the 2010s Reunion (the Classes of 2010-14), which will...

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The Wages of War

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