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Clinic to serve as model

The order of vaccine prioritization was questioned by Prince Edward’s county administrator after news that Longwood University faculty and staff would begin receiving their COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

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

4 days 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

1 month 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

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Golf alumni honor Smith with plaque

For nearly three decades, former Longwood Women’s Golf Coach Dr. Barbara Smith was a pioneer of Lancer athletics. With a resumé that includes three National ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

A successful semester

Longwood, H-SC make it to the finish line Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College took a different path than other institutions of higher education during the ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

LCVA launches pandemic-related exhibit

The LCVA’s newest exhibition, Take Care by Kerri Cushman and Laura Oertel, is a collaboration created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is on ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Virginia announces new COVID-19 restrictions

As the United States sees record levels of coronavirus cases, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has issued new statewide measures to further mitigate the spread of ... Read more

2 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

3 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

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Surprise Concert

The Longwood University String Ensemble held a surprise concert in front of the caboose in downtown Farmville Saturday, Oct. 24. The ensemble, featuring violinists, violists, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood presents online performance

The Longwood University Theater Department will present an online play Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 15. “She Kills Monsters; Virtual Realms” by Qui Nguyen ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

SAAC spearheads voter registration initiative on campus

BY RYAN VENTRELLA LongwoodLancers.com Programs across Longwood University Athletics are ramping up activity as they prepare to take the field this winter and spring, but ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Area COVID-19 cases still on the rise

Prince Edward County is still seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College experiencing 60 new coronavirus cases in the last ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

4 months 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 months 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 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Local college COVID cases down significantly

College and university COVID-19 cases are down significantly in the area, with Longwood University going five days without seeing a positive coronavirus test. The university ... Read more

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

A student’s weekend in quarantine

When Longwood student Emily Griffin was talking to a doctor via a telehealth call Friday afternoon, Sept. 11, she didn’t anticipate 20 minutes later she’d ... Read more

4 months 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

4 months ago by Staff Report.

College cases up 21 in 5 days

Farmville’s two colleges have reported a cumulative total of 21 new coronavirus cases in the last five days. As of press time Monday, Sept. 14, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

LCVA to host fall exhibition

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) will host a fall exhibition featuring four of Virginia Children’s Book Festival’s fan favorites — Anthology: Elly ... Read more

4 months 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

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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