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Essay contest winners attend vice presidential debate at Longwood

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation named 17 winners of a student essay contest that focused on the future of agriculture.

Federal budget exercise Tuesday at Longwood University

Students at Longwood University will participate in an exercise tomorrow afternoon in which they will face difficult budget choices.

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Firefighters gather for training

Hundreds of firefighters from across Virginia and several states will convene May 24-28 at Longwood University for specialized training.

Longwood picks up three more basketball broadcasts

The Longwood men’s and women’s basketball teams have picked up three additional game broadcasts on ESPN3 and American Sports Network (ASN) as part of the Big South Conference’s partnership with the two networks.

College basketball: Longwood-Richmond game to air on CBS 6 in Richmond

The Longwood men’s basketball team’s Dec. 12 matchup at Richmond will be televised live on WTVR-TV CBS 6 in Richmond.

Robert Hurt tatement on selection of Longwood University to host 2016 vice presidential debate

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after the news that Longwood University will host the only vice presidential debate for the 2016 election.

Longwood pitcher Devin Gould named No. 4 prospect in Valley Baseball League

Longwood junior right-hander Devin Gould was tabbed the fourth-best overall prospect in the Valley Baseball League and the summer league’s top right-handed pitcher by Baseball America, the publication announced last week.

Longwood alum breaking down barriers on football field

The 2015 college football season started last Thursday night. The National Football League holds its season opener this week. While a Longwood student-athlete has yet to crack a roster for either, there is one former Lancer who is putting the school on the football map.

Pierre Tafelski named men’s tennis coach at Longwood

Longwood University director of athletics Troy Austin has tabbed Pierre Tafelski as head coach of the Lancer men’s tennis program.

Longwood releases 2015-2016 men’s basketball schedule

A nationally-televised matchup on ESPNU against Oklahoma State, road trips to neighboring Richmond and George Mason and home games against the 2015 Big South Tournament semifinalists highlight Longwood men’s basketball’s 2015-16 schedule, announced Thursday by head coach Jayson Gee.

Longwood basketball player shares perspective on Dominican Republic trip

The Longwood men’s basketball team embarked on a week-long international trip to the Dominican Republic Aug. 2-9 for service work and four games against some of the country’s top teams. The team visited a girl’s orphanage, a daycare facility and a remote village with no electricity and limited resources. Redshirt senior center Lotanna Nwogbo chronicled the team’s trip and its impact on the program.

Georgia alum Cody Anderson named director of basketball operations at Longwood

Cody Anderson, former student manager for the University of Georgia men’s basketball program, joined the Longwood men’s basketball staff as director of operations, head coach Jayson Gee announced Thursday.

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Wildland Fire Academy to bring 300 firefighters to Longwood University

As the threat of wildland fire continues to grow in Virginia, preparing people to fight these fires is vital to preventing the loss of lives, homes and other property.

2015 Virginia Children’s Book Festival to feature authors awarded Newbery Medal, National Book Award

Call it a clean sweep. Authors who will appear at this year’s Virginia Children’s Book Festival swept the 2015 Newbery Awards, annually given to the best children’s books of the year. Add in the most recent National Book Award for Young People’s Literature winner Jacqueline Woodson, and the lineup is truly star-studded.

Longwood can’t get over hill versus Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb forward Jerome Hill was too much for Longwood. Then again, he’s too much for everyone these days.

Former Longwood soccer player impacting Farmville youth with Beyond The Numbers Club

Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.

Rachel Travis joins Longwood women’s basketball staff

Longwood head women’s basketball coach Bill Reinson announced the addition of Rachel Travis to his staff as an assistant coach.

Longwood University names Ryan Mau new baseball coach

Longwood University Director of Athletics Troy Austin has announced the appointment of Ryan Mau as the fourth head coach of the Lancers’ tradition-rich baseball program.


Jacksonville taps Longwood assistant Jennifer Steele as softball coach

Jacksonville University and Chief Athletics Officer Dr. Donnie Horner proudly welcome Jennifer Steele as the new softball head coach.

Longwood announces basketball signing class

Longwood University men’s basketball head coach Jayson Gee has announced the signing of Ryan Badowski/Cleveland, Ohio, Bryan Gee/Cleveland, Ohio(signed a financial aid agreement), Shaquille Johnson/Atlanta, Georgia, Jason Pimentel/Ocala, Florida, Victor Dorsey/Akron, Ohio and Kanayo Obi-Rapu Jr./Greensboro, North Carolina to NCAA National Letters of Intent to join the Lancers for 2014-15.

Longwood basketball stuns TCU, 82-79

Sophomore Lucas Woodhouse/Greenlawn, New York made a three-point field goal with just 1.7-seconds remaining to lead visiting Longwood University to an 82-79 men’s basketball victory on the road at TCU of the Big 12 Conference on Tuesday night at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas.

Longwood economist says socioeconomic factors predict SOL pass rates

Many of the most commonly cited remedies for improving educational test scores—shrinking class sizes, boosting teacher salaries or hiring teachers with advanced degrees—actually have little power to predict Standards of Learning (SOL) pass rates, says a Longwood University economist.

Good news: Being smarter doesn’t make you an evil genius

Just because you’re smarter doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a bossypants. This from a study by a Longwood University professor who found no evidence that smarter people are more likely to manipulate others, although obviously they could, being smarter and all.

New study measures the impact of sex offenders on a real estate market

When one sex offender moves into a neighborhood, more are likely to follow—and that’s bad news for homeowners, according to the results of research conducted at Longwood University.

Longwood’s Cyber Security Center receives national designation

Longwood University has been designated a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).

Longwood names Brian McCullough head baseball coach

Longwood University Director of Athletics Troy Austin has announced the appointment of Brian McCullough as the new baseball head coach for 2013-14. McCullough, a former starting pitcher and team captain for the Lancers, takes over for Charles Buddy Bolding, who recently retired after 35 years at the helm (953-544-4).

Longwood basketball adds four to signing class

Longwood University first-year men’s basketball head coach Jayson Gee has announced the addition of Isaac Belton/Salem, Curtis Rowser III/Stafford, Eric Shaw/Stafford and Lotanna Nwogbo/Lithonia, Georgia to join the Lancers for 2013-14.

Andy Farrell added to basketball staff at Longwood

Longwood University first-year men’s basketball head coach Jayson Gee has announced the appointment of Andy Farrell as a new assistant coach. Farrell previously served as the director of basketball operations and assistant recruiting coordinator at DePaul University from 2011-13 after one year as the Blue Demons’ video coordinator (2010-11). He was also the video coordinator at Clemson University (2008-10), following a year as a graduate assistant coach and assistant to the video coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University (2007-08).

Longwood athletics scores high on APR report

Longwood University Athletics stood out once again with several high quality scores in the most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) report released by the NCAA. The multi-year APR is based on data submitted by every NCAA Division I member for the four-year period of inclusion for the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 academic years.

Longwood falls at #21 Georgetown

Longwood University dropped an 89-53 non-conference men’s basketball decision on the road at No. 21 Georgetown University of the Big East on Monday night at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Big South officially welcomes Longwood as new member

The Big South Conference today officially welcomes Longwood University as a member of the Conference, pushing the Big South membership to 12 institutions for the first time in League history. Longwood joins the Big South following five years as a Division I independent and is immediately eligible for all Big South championships and honors upon its entry

Longwood to join Big South

Big South Conference officials announced today that Longwood University will become the league’s 12th member as of July 1, 2012. Longwood has competed as a NCAA Division I independent since 2007. Longwood was invited to join the conference following a vote by the Big South Council of Chief Executive Officers.  Longwood’s addition increases the Big […]