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Kinesiology majors Chris Thornton ’16, of Richmond, and Samantha Byers ’16, of Toano, paint the state of Louisiana yellow on the U.S. map Longwood students created at Bacon District Elementary in Charlotte County. Courtesy of Dr. ‘Vonnie’ Colvin

Border Patrol

Summer 2016

Longwood students paint U.S.maps at 10 local elementary schools To students in Longwood’s Department of Health, Athletic Training, Recreation and Kinesiology, Virginia is neither a blue state nor a red…

Vote of Confidence

Summer 2016

National Science Foundation invests $650,000 in teaching science the Longwood way Personal support and mentoring from faculty. Special opportunities inside and outside the classroom. The kind of supportive and nurturing…

Natasha Haskins ’06 and Donald Tyree enjoy a classroom lesson.

Rewarding a Love of Teaching

Summer 2016

Fellowship helps veteran teacher reach goal of becoming a reading specialist Natasha Haskins discovered her love of kids when she was selling them Little Debbie cakes and slushies— nothing that…

Price increases held to historic lows for third straight year

Summer 2016

Longwood has established itself as the unquestionable leader within the commonwealth when it comes to holding down cost increases. In April, the university’s Board of Visitors made Longwood the first…

Longwood PD earns accreditation

The Longwood University Police Department recently became only the fourth college/university police agency to be accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. Accreditation, good for four years, certifies…

Board of Visitors selects alumnus as rector; 3 new members appointed by governor

Summer 2016

Robert S. Wertz Jr. ’85, a former member of the Longwood University Foundation Board and past president of the Longwood Alumni Association, has been selected rector of the Longwood University…

Call of the Wild

Summer 2016

Longwood at Yellowstone project focuses on issues facing national park’s ecosystem The federal government this spring announced a controversial proposal to drop endangered species protection for grizzly bears around Yellowstone…

Feet in Sneakers standing in a grassy field

Crash Course

Summer 2016

German 402: Advanced Conversation and Phonetics Instructor Dr. Brett Martz, assistant professor of German The play’s the thing The major focus of this course, taught every other spring, is a…

Kayla Stover, M.S. ’17, a student in the communication sciences and disorders program, participated in ‘Inquiry Across Disciplines.’

Show and Tell: Graduate students present their research in annual symposium

Summer 2016

Students at Prince Edward County Middle School who had been struggling readers improved their SOL reading scores in spring 2015 thanks to a reading intervention plan designed and implemented by…

Taking Liberties

Summer 2016

Study finds widespread evidence of questionable research methods in management field A surprising number of researchers in the field of management are framing their results to make their work appear…