Fall 2015 Issues

Turning Point

Fall 2015

With 2016 Vice Presidential Debate, Longwood moves onto the international stage

The R.TuckerWinn ’48 Room, with its comfortable furnishings and widescreen television, provides a space where alumni visiting campus can relax, have a cup of coffee or even pull out their laptop and get a little work done. Winn was a successful independent college admissions counselor.

Center of Attention

Fall 2015

The new Maugans Alumni Center is infused with the spirit of Longwood

Collage of ideas Illustration by Martha Rich

One True Thing

Fall 2015

Longwood commits to undergraduate research as an essential part of a transformative college educatio

Rachel Pata ’18 and Barrett Nicks ’16 scan the Chesapeake Bay from the Tangier Island ferry.

The Force of Nature

Fall 2015

Summer program opens future teachers’ eyes to environmental issues in the Chesapeake Bay

Andrew Snead ’11, assistant director of the Powhatan High School marching band, provides last-minute instruction to students before their halftime performance.

They’ve Got BRASS

Fall 2015

(percussion and woodwinds, too)

Announcing Longwood’s selection as host of the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate

From the President

Fall 2015

I’ve written before in these pages about my determination that the Longwood name become better known throughout Virginia and the nation.We are making tremendous progress. As I write these words, the desk…

A $2 million gift from Marc andWilma Register Sharp ’66 will nurture citizen leaders and support the work of the Cormier Honors College.


Fall 2015

Gift will endow leadership of Cormier Honors College

Robert E. Lee

Sincerely, R.E.Lee

Fall 2015

Rare letters from before and after Civil War found in library archives

Twin Passions

Fall 2015

Gift of more than $1 million endows two scholarships—one for men’s basketball, one for future teachers

White coat ceremony marks important moment for nursing students

Fall 2015

When Longwood nursing sophomores were cloaked in their bright new white coats last month, they marked an important transformative moment in the life of any pre-service nurse: entrance into clinical practice. “The white coat…