Best known for it's education/teaching licensure program, accredited since 1954. Also, the annual Oktoberfest and Spring Weekend festivals, the two largest, school-hosted parties of each semester that have featured many distinguished music acts in the past. The weekends are filled with fraternity house parties, because the town gets off work at 5 and nothing is hosted by the school after midnight. Two academic related traditions are Chi and Princeps, where students who represent school spirit and academic prowess are selected and honored at graduation for their achievements.
Longwood University is known for its small time country feel. Farmville is in a small town where there is not much to do compared to a larger city. Most people rely on friendships for entertainment or become heavily involved. Longwood does offer some wonderful outdoors activities within the Farmville community. There is a High Bridge Trail that is really unique. It is about a 2 hour bike ride to the bridge and back. The town has bike rental shops, which are fairly inexpensive. There is also a river and some really unique shops downtown.
Longwood University is best known as the college that used to be a private, all female school until the 1970s. It is also known as the best school for students who would like to become teachers. As a credited college in Virginia, 1/3 or 1/4 of all students go on to become teachers. Longwood is a great school especially known for their accredited Education/Liberal Studies departments.
Longwood is best known for its small town atmosphere and friendly people. As a result of the small classes you are able to develope a stronger relationship with your professors and recieve help which enables you to really learn and apply the information beung taught.
My school is best known for creating new and prepared leaders to enter the business/professional world.
A great Education program... and also a lot of drinking, marajuana use, and farmland.
Longwood is best known for being a teachers college.