For art major and graphic design minor Em Maxey, our campus is an open space for them to be them.
Joshua Carr ’24
Joshua Carr is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, and majoring in theatre at the University of Lynchburg. He’s been secretary of the school’s NAACP Collegiate Chapter and has participated in many school productions including when he portrayed a historic Lynchburg character in the Old City Cemetery’s annual Candlelight Tours in 2021.
Lacey Teal ’21, ’22 MPH
“I’ve always had a passion for health and wellness and knew that I wanted to make a positive difference for individuals and communities,” says health promotion major Lacey Teal. “The University of Lynchburg and the professors in my department have set me up for success.
Nat LeDonne ’18
Nat took her first photography class her sophomore year at Lynchburg. Fast forward two years and Nat was a common sight on campus, shooting photos for the Office of Marketing and Communications (MARCOM) and at Hornets athletic events.
Price Blair, PhD
Fascinated by chemistry and biology, Price Blair spent most of his college career aiming to help invent and test new medicines. But along the way, he discovered a passion for teaching, too.
W. Allen Moore, PhD, PT
“Exercise as medicine.” That’s what intrigues W. Allen Moore, director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Lynchburg, about his profession. Moore is also an associate professor of physical therapy, and associate dean of the College of Health Sciences. Moore joined the University of Lynchburg in 2011.
Nick Savino ’19
Nick spent a summer doing experimental research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Through a highly competitive internship funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Nick had the opportunity to do research, participate in professional development workshops, and present his findings to colleagues.
Erik Oehler ’20
Erik’s passion is exercise. When he discovered exercise physiology, he decided to make a career of helping people achieve their fitness goals, from losing weight to being able to do their first pull up.
Juan Borga ’20
Originally from Argentina, Juan lived all over the world before coming to Lynchburg. He appreciated the opportunity to take music classes and pursue his love of tennis. He was also a part of the Student Managed Investment Fund, making real investments using smart tools like the Bloomberg Terminal.
Davion Washington ’21
Davion says the University of Lynchburg changed his life. Now he’s ready to do the same for others. As student government president, Davion is a role model for his siblings and his peers. And he can’t wait to turn his passion for sociology into action — as a university dean of students, college president, or U.S. Senator.