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  • Recognizing Longwood’s New “Pre-Service Teachers”

    group shot march 2015 March 2015 new pre-service teachers.

    On March 26, 2015, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 96 teacher candidates who were accepted into the Teacher Education program as of August 16, 2014 to January 15, 2015.  Successful candidates must apply to the program, submit two positive faculty recommendations, have qualifying assessments, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum grade of C in introductory education courses and English 150. The teacher candidates were given Longwood nametags identifying them as pre-service educators and a commemorative certificate.


  • Longwood Recovers Featured in National Magazine

    Kevin Doyle Kevin Doyle, Ed.D., LPC, LSATP Assistant Professor-Counselor Education

    Dr. Kevin Doyle and Longwood Recovers were featured in the winter issue of Recovery Campus published by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE). In 2013, Dr. Doyle was awarded a $10,000 grant from Transforming Youth Recovery and the collegiate recovery program, Longwood Recovers, was formed. The program is attractive to students contemplating recovery from substance abuse/addiction or other addictions and the gatherings are held every other Tuesday evening in an informal, non-judgmental way.  Students can receive more information by emailing longwoodrecovers@longwood.edu. A digital version of the four-page article can be found on page 10.  http://www.recoverycampusdigital.com/winter2015/


  • Guest Lecturer Presents to HARK Students

    Vanessa Wigand Mrs. Vanessa Wigand, of the Virginia Department of Education meets with Longwood students.

    On January 28, Mrs. Vanessa Wigand, specialist for health education, physical education, and driver education of the Virginia Department of Education met with graduate and undergraduate students. Mrs. Wigand was a guest lecturer during Dr. Matt Lucas’ KINS 520 Developing Leadership Skills in Health and Physical Education course.  Besides sharing information about the Virginia Department of Education and her position there, Mrs. Wigand reiterated that health and physical education continues to be on the critical shortage list for teachers.  She was also complimentary about Longwood’s physical and health education – teacher education (PHETE) program and noted that it is one of the best programs in the country.



Dean's Message

When you come to Longwood University and enroll in a major in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), you should know that you have arrived at a "special" place. Read the entire message