On Oct. 14-15 2019, Nice as New, a thrift shop, will be on campus. They will be here from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and 4:30-7:00 p.m. This is a cool opportunity because they are coming to the school and students do not have to leave campus to get some of these awesome deals.
Thrift shopping has become trendy for many college students and millennials due to songs and famous people making it seem like a cool thing. A popular song that focuses on thrift shopping, is “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore.
Criminology professors at the University of Lynchburg have been relocated to Schewel Hall after a tree fell on the Criminology House during a severe weather event on Sunday, July 21. According to Keith Smith, instructor of criminology, “It was one of the microburst-like storms with intense winds and tornado watches.”
Jena Wilkinson, a sophomore criminology major, said, “I found out over summer break that the crim house had been hit from a friend. She is an ambassador and she sent me a picture of the house. I was surprised at how extensive the damage was.”
The Student Activity Board hosts approximately 2000 events annually to ensure continued student engagement at the University of Lynchburg.
According to the university’s website, S.A.B., “is the major programming organization at the University of Lynchburg. S.A.B. is a student-run organization providing the campus with diverse cultural, social, educational, and recreational programs and events.”
Student research is an integral part of campus life at the University of Lynchburg.
Mary King, a senior in the Westover Honors College is currently doing research on mental health. King said, “The research that I am doing right now, I am working with Dr. Favero, Dr. Cylke, and Dr. Savage. My current research study is for my Westover Honors Thesis. What I am doing is I sent out a survey on Tuesday [Sept. 17] ….. assessing your mental health. It looks specifically at depression and anxiety levels in students and I am seeing how that correlates with the levels of stigmatization, stigma that they exhibit along with kind of the amount of advocacy form the school.”