At Longwood December means...

Winter Break

Time to recharge and prepare for a fantastic spring semester

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Winter Break
Study Breaks

Beloved traditions take the stress out of exam week

Exam Week Traditions

Study Breaks
Winter Family Fun

The LCVA transforms into a winter wonderland with holiday-themed crafts

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Winter Family Fun
Holiday Traditions

From the holiday dinner to gatherings around the tree, our spirits soar

Winter Traditions

Holiday Traditions


(Left to right) Stan Smith, Derek Ramsey, Seth Taft and James Meredith will perform with the Longwood Honors Bands.
The 23rd annual Longwood Honors Jazz Ensemble and the 27th annual Honors Concert Band performances will be held on Friday, January 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University.

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Giving Farmville’s regards to Broadway: Longwood professor and student made Kris Kringle The Musical shine

Black Friday was an intense, stressful and rewarding day for Longwood theatre professor Scott Chapman, but not because he was looking to score the best shopping deals. Instead, Chapman was in New York serving as lighting designer for the Big Apple premiere of Kris Kringle The Musical at The Town Hall theater just off Broadway.

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After nearly two years of preparation, Longwood set a new bar for what universities can achieve in hosting a debate.

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Members of the Longwood family are spread far and wide, but stay connected through reunions and innovative partnerships with current Lancers.

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When the scarves wave, Lancer pride soars. And when we rock Willett Hall during home games, it’s an experience no one will forget.