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September 2008

9.17.2008
During the weekly residence hall meetings, Resident Assistants handed out voter registration forms and coached students on how to fill them out. The forms were turned in to the Office of Student Leadership, allowing the students a hassle-free way of registering and avoiding the cost of postage.
Ana Brooks
9.17.2008
Liberty University’s Office of Promotional Publications is sponsoring LU Model today and Thursday, to sign up any students, faculty and staff who are willing to be “the new faces of Liberty” by participating in university photo shoots throughout the year.
University Advancement staff
9.17.2008
DJ Diego kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month this week by playing an energetic mix of Latin music in Reber-Thomas Dining Hall.
University Advancement staff
9.17.2008
Wednesday’s convocation service took place on the 221st anniversary of the United States Constitution. It was fitting, then, that David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders and one of Time Magazine’s “25 most influential American evangelicals,” was invited to speak to the student body.
Rory Tyer
9.16.2008
On April 30, at the last convocation of the spring semester, Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. challenged the Class of 2008 to start giving back to Liberty — “even if it is just $1 a month until you are able to give more,” he said.
Mitzi Bible
9.16.2008
Students who enjoy music and fellowship in a coffeehouse-style setting now have a new hangout spot on Campus North, with the opening of Liberty’s Tilley Student Center. The center is located next to the recently renamed LaHaye Student Union, which encompasses the new student center and campus recreational facilities.
University Advancement staff
9.16.2008
Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr.’s recent announcement of a university-wide voter registration campaign, urging Liberty students to vote as residents of Lynchburg in the upcoming elections, has caught the attention of national media outlets.
Mitzi Bible
9.15.2008
One week before its season opener with Oklahoma, the Liberty Flames hockey team took to the ice for its annual Blue and White game on Sept. 12. Fans in the LaHaye Ice Center witnessed a total of eight goals scored as returners Dave Semenyna and Jon Langabeer led the White team to a 6-2 victory.
Eric Brown
9.15.2008
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and a Liberty alumnus, returned to his alma mater to speak at Monday’s convocation. The former Louisiana legislator spoke about the need for change in America — not of the political persuasion but rather a heartfelt spiritual change.
Eric Brown
9.15.2008
The Liberty University chapter of the Financial Management Association recently earned the Bronze Membership Development Award for the 2007–08 academic year.
University Advancement staff
9.15.2008
Liberty students got a sneak peek at the first production of LU’s 2008-2009 theatre season at Monday’s convocation.
University Advancement staff
9.15.2008
Liberty University’s Student Activities Office aims to give students the “ultimate” college experience by offering both on-campus events and trips. “Ultimate LU,” an initiative started this year, involves getting more students active in recreation and fellowship opportunities.
University Advancement staff
9.12.2008
Joe McCain, the younger brother of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, rallied Liberty University students in a guest appearance at Friday’s convocation.
Teresa Dunham
9.12.2008
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.
University Advancement staff
9.12.2008
Dynamic Christian speaker and best-selling author Angela Thomas always aspired to be “the best little Jesus girl God ever had” — but one divorce later, the mother of four wondered if God could use her at all.
Teresa Dunham
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