Debate Schedule of Events released

The eyes of the world will be on Longwood University October 4 for the lone Vice Presidential Debate of the 2016 General Election. But on...
Read More

LUPD Sgt. Walter Whitt speaks to firefighters at the Landings fire. Whitt was the first to smell smoke and helped evacuate the building.

LUPD officers to receive Medal of Valor for actions at Landings fire

It was a warm late summer Monday evening with thunderstorms rolling in. Sgt. Walter Whitt and Officer Billy Shular were checking on several alarms in the Longwood Landings apartments off...
Read More


Liberal studies major awarded Moton Scholarship

When Amber Litchford first saw the introductory video played at Moton Museum during tours, she felt transported back to 1951, when Barbara Johns led the...
Read More

Bob Wertz

Board of Visitors appoints Wertz as rector, welcomes three new members

Robert S. Wertz Jr. ’85, a former member of the Longwood University Foundation Board and past president of the Longwood Alumni Association, has been elected...
Read More


Home warranties may help sellers—if price is right, says Longwood professors’ study

Amid a flurry of debate in the media and industry about their real value to homeowners, home warranties are a growing trend in the real...
Read More

Hull Springs Farm

Longwood graduates launch summer day camps at Hull Springs Farm

Stunning natural beauty, a bevy of ongoing research projects, and versatile flora and fauna make Longwood University’s Hull Springs Farm a perfect outdoor classroom. In...
Read More


Meet the new Prince Edward superintendent

On behalf of Longwood and the Prince Edward  Search Committee, President Reveley will host an informal occasion for the community to meet Dr. Barbara Johnson,...
Read More


Longwood celebrates commencement as Dan Balz urges civility

After a presidential primary season that he described as “fantastical,” Washington Post chief correspondent Daniel Balz, who was awarded an honorary doctorate, told Longwood University...
Read More


Longwood students raise money to give books to area children

When members of a Longwood student volunteer group learned that many children in the region have very few or no books of their own, they...
Read More

Longwood cover

Public reception at Moton Museum highlights stories of those affected by school closing

A key part of history that has shaped the Farmville and Prince Edward County communities is coming to life—told through the eyes of the people...
Read More

Contribute to Insider