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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…

Natasha Paramanova improved her speech—and her self-esteem—during therapy with Longwood students, including Kelley Chaney (left), M.S. ’17, and Moriah Mayhew ’15, M.S. ’17

Loud and Clear

Summer 2016

Boost in self-confidence is side effect of free speech therapy Kazakhstani woman received at Longwood

Dr. Roger Byrne

Vision and Experience

Summer 2016

Distinguished scientist, veteran administrator to lead Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences

Steven J. Brown ’16, a music major from Java, was part of the choral group that performed ‘The Road Home’ during the ceremony.

A Joyful Noise

Summer 2016

The sounds of commencement usher in a new chapter for 2016 graduates

Guana Island serves as a picturesque backdrop for work by Dr. Brian Bates ’92 (standing), director of Longwood’s new Institute of Archaeology, and students Jordan Wilson ’17 (left),Tyler Rocke ’16 and Daniel Parrish ’17.

Fantasy Island

Spring 2016

Project on private Caribbean island among first for Institute of Archaeology Giving students hands-on experience, literally uncovering history and providing job opportunities for Longwood graduates are just three of the…

Constance Garner ’16 meets with U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (left) and Mark Warner

The Art of Teaching

Spring 2016

Science, music come to life for middle-schoolers in unique outreach program Three middle-schoolers crowded around a trough of mud in the middle of a lab in Chichester Hall. As if…