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200 vaccines shots available to public at Longwood Monday

Longwood University has 200 spots available during its vaccination clinic Monday, April 19 for anyone in the public over 16 needing a COVID-19 vaccine. The ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Report.

Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to the Farmville Herald   When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Seniors exhibit to open April 17

Each year, all senior Longwood University visual arts majors create a capstone professional project that often forms the core of what will become their professional ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dos Passos Prize event is Thursday

The English and Modern Languages Department of Longwood will host a virtual reading and interview with fiction and nonfiction writer Aleksandar Hemon, the 2020 John ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood graduations set for May 14, 15

According to a Monday, April 5, letter to the Class of 2021 on Longwood University’s website, the school is planning to celebrate commencement May 14 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood receives GO grant

A major new grant award announced recently will lay the foundation for a long-term economic recovery from the pandemic’s effects by focusing on entrepreneurship training, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood Admission standards adjusted

With COVID-19 having impacted nearly every facet of the average high school senior’s life, colleges are changing some of the ways they approach admissions. High ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

University job provides different challenges

Jim Wiecking currently spends his workday helping Longwood University get grant money to do research projects as part of the Research and Grants Office. “We ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood nursing students help in fight against COVID

The mission to get residents in the Piedmont Health District vaccinated against COVID-19 has been a community effort. For Longwood University nursing students, the chance ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Make your own Longwood Rotunda

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is offering a take-home art activity sure to delight model building and architectural enthusiasts of all ages. Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to open at 11 a.m. Friday

Longwood University will have a delayed opening Friday, Feb. 18 due to Thursday’s inclement weather. The university will open at 11 a.m. Classes scheduled before ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood University will be closed Thursday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to impending inclement weather. University dining and other facilities will operate on an ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood will be closed Friday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Friday, Feb. 12 due to inclement weather. A message on the Longwood website said, “In-person classes will ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood cancels Monday classes

Longwood University has announced the school will not have classes Monday, Feb. 1 due to the wintry weather conditions. The Greenwood Library will be open ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

SUV drives through outdoor seating area near Chick Fil-A

Few details are known about the incident of a Longwood student being struck by an SUV Thursday, Jan. 14, at the outdoor seating area of ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Preserving history’s first rough draft

The history of the Farmville area is rife with important events that should not be forgotten. The Farmville Herald has reported on these events since ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Cancer therapy research licensed for development

Cancer-fighting cells developed in a Longwood lab could soon make their way to patient treatment plans, as clinical trials are planned to start soon. Dr. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Student teachers rise to the challenge

Allison Wright Pace is a great example of what student teachers — and their veteran counterparts — have been dealing with this year. “When I ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Moton scholarship recipient takes pride in mentoring others

When Destiny Brown arrived at Longwood, she met a few upperclassmen who helped shape her experience and inspired her to become involved. Now it’s her ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Spring break plans announced

Longwood University students received news this week they will not see a traditional, weeklong spring break next semester as a result of coronavirus mitigation efforts. ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Childress comes full circle

Autumn Childress, a 2018 graduate of Longwood University, quite literally grew up in the TV news business. That’s because as a child, she would often ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

More than 260 days without games for Longwood

More than seven months have passed since the college athletics world came to a halt in early 2020 with the cancellation and postponement of sports ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Man charged after incident with Longwood College Republicans

A man has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and banned from the Longwood University campus after an alleged incident where two members ... Read more

6 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood alum celebrates second Stanley Cup win

Few people have the privilege of winning a Stanley Cup. During her 20-plus years with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League (NHL), ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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 months ago by Staff Report.

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