Happy Thanksgiving Weekend from Everyone at Longwood!

Even though many of the trees on campus are bare, I thought we could all enjoy one more beautiful fall photograph in honor of Thanksgiving weekend.

Here at Longwood we have many things to be thankful for. Two that immediately come to mind are the opening of the Upchurch University Center in late October and the installation last Friday of Longwood’s newest statue of its patron hero, Joan of Arc—an awe-inspiring monument created by world-renowned Scottish sculptor Alexander Stoddart. I will be writing future posts about those two developments and what they mean for your students.

Longwood’s newest monument to its patron hero, Joan of Arc, was installed last Friday. It stands 15 feet tall at the southern terminus of Brock Commons.
The 84,000-square-foot Upchurch University Center is featured in the November issue of Longwood magazine. It includes meeting space for student organizations, a food court, a gaming area, several lounges and much more.

For now, with the Thanksgiving feast recently consumed and perhaps a football game still to be enjoyed, those of us at Longwood send our sincere best wishes to your family.

I hope that your student returns to campus recharged and ready to head into final exams, which take place the week of Dec. 3. The last day of regular classes is Nov. 30.