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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.

Big South to begin fall sports Sept. 3

While Hampden-Sydney College will not be playing fall sports this year, Longwood University will begin its fall season in September. “With a priority for the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Steamy weekend ahead

Workers toil outdoors in the sun Monday, July 13, in front of Moss Hall on the campus of Longwood University. Temperatures are expected to reach ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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.

Longwood names new buildings after 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.

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.

McKenzie named member of Big South All-Decade Team

From Longwood University lacrosse’s first game as a member of the Big South Conference, Shiloh McKenzie was a force in the Lancer backfield. Now the ... 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.

Longwood requests refund for bus service

Longwood University is requesting a refund from the Town of Farmville for bus services the university did not use for seven weeks due to closing ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Longwood preps for August 24 reopening

Longwood University preparing for students to return to in-person learning on campus on August 24 but with minor adjustments to the fall academic calendar. “This ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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.

Longwood opens apartment to PEVRS

Members of the Prince Edward Rescue Squad (PEVRS) have been on the front lines since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in an effort ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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.

Reveley, Stimpert named to group

President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Dr. Larry Stimpert have been named to Governor Ralph Northam’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Big South alters aspects of ’20-’21 season

The Big South Conference provided some insight into how COVID-19 will impact the 2020-21 sports season for Longwood University and the conference’s other member institutions. ... 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.

Longwood to hold graduation in October

In an email to students, Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced that commencement for the Class of 2020 would be the weekend of ... Read more

4 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Longwood student talks about his fight against virus

Longwood University student Devin Rivera rarely gets sick, so when the 21-year-old developed coronavirus symptoms within the span of just a few hours Wednesday, March ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood closes residence halls following second positive test

By Crystal Vandegrift and Alexa Massey The Farmville Herald A day after a second Longwood University student tested positive for the coronavirus, the university has ... 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.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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.

Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force created

Federal and state officials have launched a team to protect citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a Department of ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

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