Introducing the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund The Commonwealth Commercialization Fund, or CCF, was launched on July 1, 2020 to foster innovative and collaborative efforts in Virginia. Combining two legacy state programs, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) and the Virginia Research Innovation Fund (VRIF), CCF seeks technologies with a high potential for economic development and
Final Round of CARES Business Recovery Program The City of Lynchburg CARES Business Recovery Program, created in August 2020, is open for one more round of applications! The final round of applicants includes ANY business licensed in the City of Lynchburg as of March 1, 2020. If you are located within the City of Lynchburg and have
https://youtu.be/KIbv12k_tCo WASHINGTON D.C. - The FBI has issued a warning about a new scam that has con-artists convincing innocent victims to hand over millions of dollars. The new scam follows familiar patterns as it begins with a robocall but this time the scammers are claiming to the FBI itself. Supervisory Special Agent Josh Morrill
Facebook says it has invested $1 billion in its Henrico County data center By JOHN REID BLACKWELL Richmond Times-Dispatch Oct 8, 2020 The social media company Facebook said it has now invested about $1 billion in its eastern Henrico County data center that became operational this summer. Facebook first announced plans to open the data
From Washington Post: More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch.
More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch. This is a great article from the Washington Post from back in February. It highlights parent concerns over schools and their technology decisions. Many schools struggle in this area for many reasons, but parents are now asking
A Look At Growing Up In A 21st Century Digital World For the first time in history, mental illness and suicide have become one of the greatest threats to school-aged children. Many parents still view dangers as primarily physical and external, but they’re missing the real danger: kids spending more time online and less time
Article from Richmond-Times Dispatch Bob Stolle, a former top state commerce official and member of a prominent Virginia political family, has been named the new president and CEO of the Center for Innovative Technology. Stolle, who previously has served as senior vice president of policy and regional initiatives at CIT, will succeed Ed Albrigo, who
Innovate Lynchburg is excited to champion this new program from T-Mobile in our region. Because of COVID-19, many schools are completely online or are hybrid. In an effort to help close the homework gap, T-Mobile is giving school districts free internet access and mobile hotspots for 10 million eligible households. In addition to this,
On Tuesday, August 4, the Lynchburg City School Board voted to begin the 2020-2021 school year under the Remote Only model for all LCS students for the first nine weeks. Remote learning is the instructional practice that includes learning out of the LCS building. The first day of school is Monday, August 24, 2020.