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Liberty Universitys new membership in the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia promises to be mutually beneficial.
Teresa Dunham
The Liberty Debate team wasted no time in establishing itself as a contender in the race for the 2009 national rankings championships, claiming first place in the novice and junior varsity divisions of the season-opening Georgia State Debate Tournament.
University Advancement staff
Liberty University’s rapid increase in enrollment — now at 11,300 resident students and 39,000 distance learners — has affected its Information Systems division as well. As the university’s online learning management system and student self service portal began to experience high volumes, upgrades were needed.
University Advancement staff
Wednesday evening marked another historical moment for Liberty University, the Family & Consumer Sciences department and the Interior Design degree. The Interior Design Society (IDS) began its first student chapter in the United States at LU.
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The Liberty University chapter of the Financial Management Association recently earned the Bronze Membership Development Award for the 2007–08 academic year.
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The Second Annual Visiting Artist Exhibit, “Geane Ewing: A Retrospective,” opened Thursday night in Liberty’s Visual Communication Arts Gallery. More than 250 guests, including friends, family and faculty and students of Liberty, had the opportunity to chat with the artist, a longtime friend of Macel Falwell and the late Dr. Jerry Falwell.
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Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. met with law students Tuesday for an informal luncheon, where he shared his own insights and experiences in the legal field, as well as his vision for Liberty University School of Law. After the lunch, he followed up with an engaging Q&A session.
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Nine Liberty University students are getting an up-close view at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., this week.
Teresa Dunham
The National Intelligence Symposium for Law Enforcement (NISLE) was held at Liberty University Tuesday and Wednesday, with representatives of local, state and federal agencies as well as academia from other universities in attendance.
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Liberty University’s English Language Institute (ELI) has a new home at the Lynchburg Inn and Conference Center. The move to the nearby hotel is advantageous for the program since 90 international students are being housed there this fall.
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Liberty University School of Law is part of an article on “Redeeming Law” in the August 2008 issue of Christianity Today, a leading Christian news magazine. The article examines law schools across the country that combine Christian thought and the law and emphasize law as a form of Christian service.
On a spiritual gifts test, Dave Young’s highest scores are for primary leadership, administration and faith. “I guess I am a builder by nature. I like to build programs,” said Young. As Dean of Liberty University’s newly formed School of Aeronautics, that’s exactly what Young is doing.
Teresa Dunham
In just one year, Liberty University Online Academy, featuring Christ-centered distance learning for grades 3-12, has gone from 20 students to an expected 300 for this fall.
Mitzi Bible
Students who want to be airplane mechanics will be welding, sand-blasting and riveting in their own large facility by January.
Teresa Dunham
Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (LBTS) and Graduate School is anticipating a record number of students in its residential programs for fall 2008.
University Advancement staff