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  • Students Map Cumberland Elementary School

    hark map cumberland elementary Students stand in front of the newly-painted map at Cumberland Elementary School.

    Since 2013, Health and Physical Education majors and members of the Phi Epsilon Kappa (Honor fraternity) have partnered with the Farmville Sherwin Williams store to paint world and US maps at area schools. The groups have completed ten maps at seven schools throughout five area counties. Cumberland Elementary School was the latest recipient of the maps. Painters for the Cumberland maps were Health and Physical Education majors and the project was completed in two afternoons. Dr. Vonnie Colvin is the faculty advisor. To enjoy more photos, click here.

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

    LSte pinning ceremony oct 2015 Pre-service teachers honored during the October 29th ceremony.

    On October 29th, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 93 teacher candidates who were accepted into the Teacher Education program as of January 15 to August 15, 2015.  Successful candidates must apply to the program, submit two positive faculty recommendations, have qualifying assessments, an overall GPA of 3.0 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.

  • Social Work Students Connect

    sowk students connect oct 30 program First row: Allison Critzer, Danielle Whitehurst, Christine Parker Second row: Travis Scott, Brittni Cogdell, Caitlin deCristoforo.

    On October 30, social work students connected with Prince Edward county high school students as part of their SOWK 430 course, Methods: Practice III Communities and Organizations.  Senior social work students contacted Prince Edward high school administrators and teachers to arrange a campus visit for 45 seniors in the College-Bound program. Prior to their visit, the social work team designed a comprehensive program that showcased Longwood University and gave practical information to the high school students. The day was highlighted with a campus tour and lunch in the Dorrill dining hall.   


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