(From left to right)  Dr. Barry Redmond, Coordinator of Corporate and Foundation Relations; Dr. Robert Allen, Executive Director of Development; Kim Pennington, Director for the Solmaz Institute for Obesity; and Michael Durham, Community Relations Manager of Piedmont Natural Gas.

Solmaz receives grant

Local utility company supports LRU’s Solmaz Institute for Obesity From Staff Reports Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Solmaz Institute for Obesity has received a $2,500 grant from the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation to purchase equipment needed to measure body fat of adolescent clients served by the program. Community Relations Manager Michael Durham, of Piedmont Natural Gas, presented the…

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Unifour Grant

Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Commercial and Social Entrepreneurship Receives $7,500 from the Unifour Foundation Lenoir Rhyne University has been notified by John Francis, Northwest Regional Associate for the North Carolina Community Foundation, of a grant award for $7,500 from the UnifourFoundation, to support program costs for the newly created Center for Commercial and Social Entrepreneurship.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Senior, Zack Bunn, prays after a hard loss in Alabama.

Brother Bear

A community of support for student who lost his life The sudden loss of a Lenoir-Rhyne student, athlete, friend, and family member cast a cloud of tears across the campus on Monday night. Freshman football running back Vince Njoku lost his life in a drowning accident at Geitner Park on Monday evening. The LR community…

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Freeman the Fanatic

LR student business competes for $50,000 From Staff Reports The Southeast’s biggest startup competition, the Charlotte Venture Challenge, is in its 13th year and for the first time an entrant from Lenoir-Rhyne University’s in the mix. More than 100 hopeful start-ups hailing from Georgia to Washington D.C. to Tennessee hope to come out on top. The…

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Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

From Staff Reports Comprised of students, community members, and alumnus, Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Jazz Ensemble will perform their Spring Concert, free and open to the public, onTuesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. in PE Monroe Auditorium. The group will present their spring concert of standard and contemporary works for big band, with individual selections as follows:…

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Campus-wide party this weekend

Gatsby takes over Red Carpet Event By Casey Marlin   Gatsby, the famous character from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, is known for throwing the most extravagant, exciting parties. This year’s Red Carpet Event hopes to follow in those footsteps. “I wanted to pick a theme that is classy and elegant,” said Stephen Amoah, head organizer…