“I remember jumping from an early-morning philosophy class to a course on cancer biology. … I remember looking around and thinking, ‘This is freedom. This is the beauty of a liberal arts education.’ No one was forcing me to choose one path.”
That’s why Samah Rash, a former biology major and Robert L. Hill Distinguished Senior Award recipient, came to Lynchburg — to explore her passion for arts and science. Now, Samah works at Legacy International where she organizes events for youth from Central Asia and the Middle East. She’s also applying to graduate schools to study public health.
Much of it would not have been possible without a Lynchburg education, a liberal arts emphasis, creative thinking, experiential learning, and immersive opportunities that offer a global worldview.