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Longwood students return to campus with new rules

Longwood University students will soon return to the Farmville campus to begin classes in what already promises to be a unique experience for everyone involved. ... Read more

3 hours ago by Roger Watson.

Legendary professor passes on

The Longwood University and Prince Edward County communities were saddened last week at the news of longtime professor Dr. Edna Allen Bledsoe Dean’s passing Wednesday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buildings named for local heroes

Longwood University has announced it will name three campus buildings in the final stages of construction after local social justice and university heroes as well ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Providing internet access for students

Keeping up with online schoolwork is going to be a lot easier this summer and from now on for the children in several families thanks ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Legendary Longwood coach Kathy Riley announces retirement

The historic coaching career of Longwood University Softball Head Coach Kathy Riley came to a close Friday, June 26, as she announced her retirement. From ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

LCVA receives $7K grant

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts has received a $7,000 grant from Wells Fargo towards the LCVA’s 2020 Strengthening Communities project, which provides essential ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Imagine Farmville — Future of higher education

Since shutting down the campus and sending students home shortly after spring break in mid-March, Longwood University has had a campus in the middle of ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Franssen named first-ever scientist in residence

Since the Science Museum of Virginia was founded in 1977, it has employed three staff scientists: a physicist, a biologist and a climatologist. The museum ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Honors college dean named

Chris Kukk has been named as the new dean of Longwood’s honors college. Kukk, the professor of political science and social science and founding director ... Read more

2 months ago by Staci Bridge.

University distributes funds to students

As part of the federal stimulus package known as the CARES Act Longwood University along with many other institutions of higher education received a portion ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Summer learning camps to be offered online

Summer learning camps offered through Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) will be held online July 6-10 via Zoom. “For years, we have offered ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Field hockey coach plays for Team USA

For as long as she can remember, it has been Longwood assistant field hockey coach Meg Miller’s dream to play for the USA Field Hockey ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to make pay cuts to majority of employees

Longwood University officials announced Tuesday, May 12, the university will be asking faculty and staff to take pay cuts over the coming year in an ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

University preps for fall opening

Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced Thursday, April 16, the creation of a COVID-19 Planning Team made up of leaders and experts to ... Read more

4 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Through three great fires Longwood rises from the ashes

By Dr. James W. Jordan Longwood University Board of Visitors, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology It was in 1839 that the citizens of Farmville raised $30,000 ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Second Longwood student tests positive for COVID-19

A second Longwood University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  Matthew McWilliams, assistant vice president of communication for Longwood University, said the Virginia ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

SGA president weighs in on Longwood’s semester closure

As Longwood students grapple with the reality that they will not return to campus for the remainder of the semester, the university’s Student Government Association ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Community garden service project

The Longwood University Multicultural Affairs and social work professors and students used the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Community Garden on the corner of Blanton ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood moves to teaching online for remainder of semester

Longwood University students will not be returning to classes on campus this semester. President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced in a Thursday night, March 19, ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping Longwood students navigate the next week

Longwood University Vice President for Student Affairs Tim Pierson sent an email to Longwood students Thursday morning, March 12, offering helpful information for navigating the ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Acclaimed writer to visit Longwood University

A nationally-acclaimed poet, short-story writer, novelist, essayist, performer and artist will speak at Longwood University Tuesday, March 24, at 8 p.m., in the Blackwell Ballroom ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

LU among Peace Corps’ 2020 top volunteer-producing schools

Peace Corps has announced that Longwood University ranked No. 16 among small size schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Wind Symphony to perform free concert

The Longwood University Wind Symphony will present a free concert Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Jarman Auditorium on the LU campus. Admission is ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Marketing workshop offered

Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free marketing workshop at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) March 4 at 9 a.m. ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Hearing conservation presentation

In 2010, the Farmville Lions Club and Longwood’s Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS) formed a partnership to offer Hearing Conservation Presentations to the Prince ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Scam emails target Longwood students

The Longwood University Police Department is urging students to be cautious of emails they may have received asking if they want to earn $300. According ... Read more

6 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Doherty to teach a workshop

Longwood’s own Ransford Doherty, Class of 97, will be on campus for the day Friday, Feb. 21. Doherty will be on WFLO’s Call Flo Show ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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