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Longwood to require COVID shots for students

Longwood University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for on-campus students this fall. The decision was announced to students in a Wednesday, June 9, email from Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood awards 1,191 degrees

Longwood University awarded 937 degrees to the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 15 on Wheeler Mall. Across Wheeler Mall, chairs were spread out in ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Brock Center to begin construction soon

A new events facility with the potential to transform both the Longwood University campus and the community will begin to rise from the old tennis ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

No decisions made on vaccine requirements at local colleges

Three Virginia colleges have made a COVID-19 vaccine a requirement, and more may join them soon following Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s opinion last Monday ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood honors three successful coaches

Longwood head coaches Todd Dyer, Jhonnatan Medina Alvarez and Rebecca Tillett have enjoyed sustained success leading their respective Lancer programs on the field and on ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood adds pre-med concentration

Longwood students planning to attend medical, dental or veterinary school or pursue other health-related careers that require an advanced degree will have the option to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood research project receives $100K grant

Dr. Eric Hodges has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his research project focusing on the combat ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Dates set for return of the Heart of Virginia Festival

Officials have announced a new date for the 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival. According to festival Chairperson Susan Sullivan, the festivities will be held this ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Nickels named to all-academic team

Longwood women’s golf senior Jacky Nickels was named to the Big South All-Academic team, the conference announced Monday, April 19. A native of Kota Kinabalu, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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

3 months 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 come ... Read more

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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