For Sykethia Findley ’19, who goes by the nickname “Keke,” going to South Korea was a dream come true. “Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, ever since I found out what ‘study abroad’ meant,” Findley wrote in an application to the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, who awarded her a $2,000 Experiential Learning Scholarship for the trip.
There’s a phrase that’s become popular over the past two years, emblazoned on T-shirts and bumper stickers, and in the lexicon of strong-willed women everywhere: “Nevertheless, she persisted.” This phrase could be used to describe Meagan Collins, who will graduate Saturday with bachelor’s degrees in biomedical science and psychology.
In Lynchburg College’s Physiological Psychology Lab, the zebrafish are exercising. No, the striped, guppy-like fish aren’t doing step aerobics in tiny sneakers, but what they are doing is helping a team of researchers learn about the effects of exercise on anxiety.
Kori Penick ’13 will compete in the Strongman Corporation North American National Championships November 10 and 11 in Las Vegas. The Amherst, Va., resident, who majored in psychology and was a thrower on the varsity track team, has been competing in strongman competitions since 2015.
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Several Lynchburg College students will compete in an Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search on Thursday in hopes of winning seed money for a healthcare app. When they started developing the app at a recent event, they were invited to pitch the idea again.
Associate Professor of Psychology 434.544.8317 *protected email* Experience Dr. Werner has been a research chemist for Allied Chemical and the U.S. Navy, a mental health therapist, the clinical director of the University of Lynchburg Counseling Center, and is currently Chair of the Psychology Department. He has been a faculty member at University of Lynchburg since […]
Adjunct Professor of Psychology 434.544.8546 *protected email* Experience After completing her graduate studies, Dr. Sumutka was a postdoctoral fellow at Haskins Laboratories for two years where she worked on a research project examining vocabulary development in elementary school-aged children. Education PhD, Psychology – Pennsylvania State University, 2003 MS, Psychology – Pennsylvania State University, 2001 BA, […]
Psychology Lab Instructor 434.544.8892 *protected email* Experience After working in the area of advising and student services at University of Lynchburg for many years while pursuing her undergraduate degree in Psychology, Ms. Marsh then spent three years working as a clinician with adults and children with mental illness and behavioral disorders. She returned to University […]
Associate Professor of Psychology 434.544.8088 *protected email* Experience Dr. Marciano has been teaching undergraduate students for 15 years. After completing her master’s degree, she spent two years teaching as an adjunct at a community college and a private 4-year institution before beginning her doctoral program. While completing her degree she taught each summer at a […]