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.
A group of Lynchburg students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day trip to England and Iceland. The trip was led by faculty members Dr. Barbara Rothermel and Dr. Jimmy Roux and focused public relations practices, cultural heritage, and tourism.
Allyssa Compton ’21 recently spent the first spring break of her college career exploring the modern-day fame of her literary idol, Jane Austen. She is one of 13 students taking “Powers of Persuasion: Jane Austen’s Legacy,” a Westover Honors class taught by Dr. Beth Savage. In addition to reading and analyzing Austen’s books, from March […]
Biology professor Dr. Takashi Maie and two students traveled to Japan last month to experience the country’s culture and also study the goby fish, an “evolutionary marvel” known for its ability to climb waterfalls during upstream migration. Ben Giustiniani ’18, Kierstin Reid ’17, and Dr. Maie studied bioethics and also visited many historic sites in […]
This was the second time that professors Dr. David Richards and Dr. Nichole Sanders took students to Cuba since the United States eased travel restrictions for educational purposes.
Fifteen Lynchburg College students are exploring South African history and literature up close and in person this summer.
Ten University of Lynchburg students are exploring cities, villages, and the rainforest in Brazil to learn more about the challenges posed by construction and development. Along the way, they are providing service to people in Brazil. Dr. Marek Payerhin, LC political science professor, is leading the course “Battle for the Amazon.” The group left for Brazil […]
Studying the life of Winston Churchill taught Westover Honors students about courage and perseverance in addition to World War II and political history.
The world of Winston Churchill is at the fingertips of a group of Lynchburg College honors students this spring break.
Nineteen students from LC’s Westover Honors Program are in Great Britain this week as part of an honors colloquium on the former British prime minister who led the country during World War II.