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Longwood, Hampden-Sydney still planning for spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie and Titus Mohler Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Hemon named 2020 Dos Passos Prize winner

Aleksandar Hemon, a fiction and nonfiction writer, is the 2020 winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature — a premier literary award given ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Event leaves students with stars in their eyes

By Sam Hovan LongwoodLancers.com The clouds moving across the sky at times decreased visibility, but they did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the Longwood ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Art-On-The-Go offered by LCVA

Page Turners Art- On-The-Go (AOTG) invites the community to explore and create works of art inspired by children’s literature at home or “on-the-go.” These bags ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood leaders pleased with students’ response

Longwood officials are pleased with the way the semester has gone so far as they work through a pandemic and are cautiously optimistic as they ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood Commencement 2020 canceled

Longwood University’s Commencement 2020 that was postponed from May to Oct. 9 and 10 has now been canceled. “The Class of 2020, whose May Commencement ... Read more

1 month ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

College cases double in a week

Total college COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the area over the last week, with Longwood University experiencing it’s highest single-day increase in positive cases ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Campus alerted to report of sexual assault

Longwood University sent out an alert Monday morning concerning a sexual assault at an off campus housing complex over the weekend. The alert said Longwood ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood expands COVID-19 dashboard

Longwood University expanded its COVID-19 dashboard over the weekend, making the move to include data points such as faculty/staff cases and self-reported positives from students, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood positive cases go from 5 to 10

Longwood University’s total number of reported positive COVID-19 cases doubled to 10 total cases after the Sunday, Sept. 6 update. Longwood reported five new positive ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood Title VI office to address racial discrimination

Longwood will become one of the first universities in the commonwealth with an office dedicated to addressing reported episodes of racial discrimination or harassment, President ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Students taking ordinance seriously

In light of an emergency town ordinance enacted by Farmville Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people just days before Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Lancers return socially distanced

Over five days last week, Longwood University welcomed just more than 5,000 undergraduate students to campus, but things will look different for the Lancers this ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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 months 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 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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