Business Insights & Resources

You Don't Need A Four-Year Degree

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Aug 15, 2017 10:31:00 AM

The Lynchburg Beacon of Hope and The Region 2000 Workforce Development have partnered with Leadership Lynchburg for a series of videos. Together, we are raising awareness of rewarding jobs that don’t follow typical pathways of education. The Region 2000 Workforce Development’s mission is advancing a workforce to meet business and job seeker needs.

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Topics: Education

Introducing Launched in Lynchburg

Posted by Office of Economic Development on Sep 18, 2016 3:09:08 PM

The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Economic Development Authority have recently released a new digital platform to inspire and educate local entrepreneurs called Launched in Lynchburg

Launched In Lynchburg is a web portal designed to inspire, educate and connect local entrepreneurs and professionals. All of the content is generated by the local business community, for the local business community.

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Topics: Business Retention, Entrepreneurship, Education, co.starters

Randolph College celebrates 125th Anniversary

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM

1900s view of Main Hall at Randolph-Macon Woman's College

Today, Randolph College attracts liberal arts students from around the world to study in Lynchburg, Virginia. Recently receiving acclaim from Princeton Review for its supportive and accessible faculty, Randolph is a leading Virginian university known for its welcoming, tight-knit community, beautiful grounds, and high-quality instruction. But, what did life look on campus when Randolph-Macon Woman's College first opened its doors on Rivermont Avenue over a century ago? 

To learn more about how the college has grown and adapted over the past 125 years, we spoke with Brenda Edson, Randolph College's Director of College Relations. 

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Topics: Business Retention, Education, Lynchburg History