THAT MOMENT WHEN YOU DISCOVER LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY
Discover new passions, journeys, and lifelong connections through thousands of meaningful moments at a U.S. News & World Report Top 10 public school in the South.
First internship. Roommate dinner. Research breakthrough. Our students shape their futures through a series of impactful moments. Sized just right, Longwood University provides career preparation, real-world learning, and a liberal arts foundation, which means our graduates are ready for success in today’s evolving job market. Other benefits include public-school tuition, close-knit Lancer community, and Farmville — a college town we love calling home.
Moton Legacy Scholarship recipient James Bennet ’21 has already demonstrated his dedication to helping others learn. He has served as a peer mentor and participated in Longwood’s “Call Me MISTER Program,” which aims to increase the number of male teachers in Virginia. A future educator, James looks forward to inspiring his own students.
Learn more about James’ inspiring moment
Haleigh Pannell ’20 was the first woman of color elected as Longwood’s Student Government Association president. Inspired by her role, her goal now is to continue in public service by earning a Ph.D. in social policy.
Learn more about Haleigh’s winning moment
The G.A.M.E. (Greatest Athletic March Event), when Longwood students march through Farmville showing off their Lancer pride, is just one of several annual events during which students make lasting connections.
Learn more about other moments at the G.A.M.E.
Undergraduate and graduate programs
Hours students volunteer in the community annually
Clubs and Organizations
Students completing an internship or hands-on learning experience
Known for their star quality, Sadie Hodges and Cecil Hayes were selected to emcee Senior Toast, a popular annual event when seniors and alumni come together to reflect, share laughs, and celebrate.
Learn more about moments at last year’s Senior Toast
Inspired by her grandmother, Kendall Tignor ’15 became interested in improving healthcare for seniors. Participating in a Longwood study aimed at helping nurses communicate more effectively with elderly patients—and presenting her research abroad—equipped Kendall for her career in geriatric nursing.
Learn more about Kendall’s life-changing research
Microbiology and art students joined forces to develop a new kind of interdisciplinary project. By combining bioluminescent microbes with individual creativity, they crafted glowing designs in petri dishes. It’s this kind of collaboration that helps Longwood students become multidimensional thinkers.
Learn more about moments of collaboration between disciplines
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