- From the President
Santiago Ambroggio, a senior entrepreneurship major, received the Best Paper Award at the Academy of Business Research summer conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Hickory City Council recently approved plans to renovate Union Square and enhance the streetscapes in downtown.
Lenoir-Rhyne recently announced that it will become tobacco- and smoke-free across all campuses. The policy will roll out in spring 2019 with a soft launch, with full implementation of the policy starting June 1, 2019.
Lenoir-Rhyne’s School of Natural Sciences has created a new student organization: Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability. It is an official chapter of the program of the Ecological Society of America.
London based writers Ann-Marie Fyfe and Cahal Dallat are spending the spring semester on LR’s Hickory campus, where they will teach creative-writing and host weekly poetry workshops.
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ADRIANNA NICOLE ROWLAND ’17 married Jacob Tanner Harrs on Aug. 4, 2018, at the Doc Watson Stage at Wilkes Community College. Rowland graduated with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree of nursing practice as a family nurse practitioner at LR. She is currently a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah.
JOSEPH BATIANO ’08 received the 2018 Rhode Island School Counselor of the Year award from the Rhode Island School Counselors Association (RISCA). He has been a school counselor for Rhode Island School for the Deaf since 2012.
DOMINIQUE MORGAN ’05 received a certificate in business administration with a focus on customer service from Wake Technical Community College. He is now working on a business administration marketing associates degree and aims to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
DOUGLAS STEWART ’00 was named Executive Director of Hickory Downtown Development Association. Stewart spent 15 years in Washington, D.C., working with Lutheran College Washington Semester, an internship program for higher education students, where he advanced to Director of Operations and Communication.
LUCAS ZUBROD ’99 and LORI REECE ZUBROD '99 recently had a second child. Davis George Zubrod was born on May 14, 2018. Davis joins big brother Braden Zubrod, and the family lives in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
LAURA SEDLACEK, author of “The Glass River,” a mystery novel set in Caldwell County, North Carolina, was nominated for the 2018 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Sedlacek wrote the novel under the name LB Sedlacek.
Student success is at the heart of everything we do at Lenoir-Rhyne.
RACHEL NICHOLS, Vice President for Enrollment Management