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This Month's Feature Stories

Alumni Spotlight


Melissa Johnston Price '76 has won countless accolades for her portrayals of complex and fascinating characters. She was featured in Richmond Magazine as one of the regions most celebrated actors and a theatre entrepreneur.  This past February she was on the stage again as Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine in the Henley Street/Richmond Shakespeare production of The Lion in Winter at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Price talks about her time here at Longwood in the theatre department, and how it prepared her for the future.  She shares what characters she is most proud of portraying, and offers advice to  theatre students that rings true to all looking to for new opportunities.
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Be sure to check back next month to see who makes the Alumni Spotlight!

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News Release

Longwood selects the new Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations

 Ryan with his wife, Kathryn

Capping an extensive national search, Ryan Catherwood was announced Friday as the new leader of Longwood’s alumni engagement efforts, succeeding Nancy Britton Shelton ’68, who led Longwood’s alumni office for nearly 40 years. Exciting new things are on the horizon for alumni of Longwood University. Catherwood comes to Longwood from U.Va., where he is director of engagement strategy in the office of alumni, parent engagement and annual giving. 
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