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Lynchburg College

Established 1903
Type Private
President Kenneth R. Garren
Faculty 159 full time
Students 2,400
Location Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Colors crimson and gray
Nickname LC
Mascot Hornets
Affiliations Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Website http://www.lynchburg.edu

Lynchburg College is a private college in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA, related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. The Princeton Review lists it as of 361 best colleges in the nation, though according to data provided by the Princeton Review, average SAT scores for incoming Lynchburg College students are the third lowest among these 361 schools. The average SAT score is 516 for both reading and math. [1]. U.S. News & World Report ranked Lynchburg 44th of 63 among southern colleges and universities offering a full range of undergraduate programs and master's degrees. The College Board puts the College's average SAT scores for the middle 50% of incoming freshman at 460 - 570 math and 450 - 550 for writing [2]. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,774 sq mi (110,785 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... LC can mean: Lauren Conrad, her nickname, a character in Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County and The Hills. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... This article is about the insect. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The insignia of the... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,774 sq mi (110,785 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... The Princeton Review (TPR) is a for-profit U.S. company that offers private instruction and tutoring for standardized achievement tests, in particular those offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), such as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and MCAT. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...


Lynchburg College is listed in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. Loren Pope is a nationally renown college advisor with several national publicatons on colleges and universities in the United States. ... Colleges That Change Lives (Penguin, 2000) is a best-selling book by nationally renowned college advisor Loren Pope. ...

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History

Lynchburg College was founded in 1903 by Dr. Josephus Hopwood as a selective, independent, coeducational, and residential institution, which has a historical and current relationship to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The College has maintained its original commitment to a liberal arts education. Beginning with 11 faculty and 55 students, the College has grown to 159 full-time faculty and 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. The College offers 35 majors, 43 minors, two dual-degree programs, the Westover Honors Program, and graduate study in business and education. Lynchburg College has more than 20,000 alumni. Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The insignia of the... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... An academic major, major concentration, concentration, or simply major is a mainly U.S. and Canadian term for a college or university students main field of specialization during his or her undergraduate studies. ...


In the fall of 1994,a few months after Intel had introduced its Pentium microprocessor, Dr. Thomas R. Nicely, from Lynchburg College, was doing computations related to the distribution of prime numbers and discovered the Pentium Bug. Dr. Nicely left Lynchburg College in 2000.


Community outreach remains a tradition of the College, through initiatives of its eight Centers of Lynchburg College and the SERVE program, through which 30,000 volunteer hours are contributed annually by students, faculty, and staff.


In 1997, Dr. Leonard Edelman was denied tenure, and his lawsuit against the college went all the way to the Supreme Court, but he did not prevail on the tenure claim.[3]


In 2003, Dr. Patty Hale was awarded the Carnegie Foundation award for U.S. Professor of the Year. Dr. Hale left Lynchburg College in 2006 to become Coordinator of the Graduate Nursing Program at James Madison University. Wilson Hall, centerpiece of the JMU quad. ...


Campus and Campus Life

Located in an urban setting, Lynchburg College occupies 214 acres in Lynchburg and has a separate environmental research center on 470 acres, the Claytor Nature Study Center, located about 40 minutes from campus. Most students live on campus and in nearby college-owned houses.


Administration

Dr. Kenneth R. Garren began his tenure as the tenth president of Lynchburg College in 2001. A former vice president and dean of Roanoke College, Garren led Lynchburg College through its 2003 centennial celebration and initiatives such as a strategic plan, campus facilities master planning, building projects (including Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall), and restoration work on College Lake. Recently, the college finished a multimillion dollar renovation on Shellenberger Field. Roanoke College is an independent, four-year, private, coeducational, liberal-arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. ...


Famous Alumni

Name Known for Relationship to Lynchburg College
M. Carey Brewer President emeritus of Lynchburg College BA 1949
Joan Foster Mayor, City of Lynchburg, Va. 1969, 1970
David G. Longfellow Senior coordinator, Carcinogenisis Cancer, National Cancer Institute 1969
Catherine German West former executive vice president and chief operating officer of JC Penney Co. 1982
Robert A. McKee Representative for Maryland House of Delegates B.A. in political science in 1971
Robert Duff Senator - State of Connecticut BA, 1993, Sigma Phi Epsilon
Deirdre Quinn actress 1993 BA in Theatre[4]
Ellie Murdoch (aka, Alicia Alighatti) Pornography star Attended 2001 to 2004[5]
Percy Wooton former president of the American Medical Association 1953
Jerry Falwell failed out of Lynchburg College

Robert McKee is the member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 2A, which covers Washington County, MD. McKee was first elected into office in 1994 when he defeated Richard E. Roulette. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Robert Duff may refer to one of the following individuals: Admiral Robert Duff (c. ... Deirdre Quinn is an actress who currently portrays the recurring character Texas Tina in the American television series Heroes. ... Alicia Alighatti (born Ellie Murdoch on 21 June 1984) is an American pornographic actress. ... Alicia Alighatti (born Ellie Murdoch on 21 June 1984) is an American pornographic actress. ... This article is about Jerry Falwell, Sr. ...

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Lynchburg College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (326 words)
Lynchburg College is a private college in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA, related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with approximately 2,000 students.
Lynchburg College was founded in 1903 by Dr. Josephus Hopwood as a selective, independent, coeducational, and residential institution, which has a historical and current relationship to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Community outreach remains a tradition of the College, through initiatives of its six 'centers of distinction' and the SERVE program hrough which nearly 25,000 volunteer hours are contributed annually by students, faculty, and staff.
Lynchburg, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (871 words)
Lynchburg is the home of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg College, Liberty University, Central Virginia Community College, and Virginia University of Lynchburg.
Lynchburg became known in the latter 20th century as the home of televangelist Jerry Falwell, who formed the "Moral Majority" in the early 1980s.
Lynchburg's daily newspaper is The News and Advance, which serves the Central Virginia region and is owned by Media General.
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