Alumni News

April 2008


Work begins on third floor of DeMoss Learning Center

Liberty University students using the library and computer labs in the DeMoss Learning Center have had to change their routes as some stairwells have been blocked due to construction on the third floor. But these minor inconveniences will be well worth it when the 45,669 square feet of expanded computer lab and study space becomes available in the fall.

4.18.2008 | Read More

Doc's Diner nears completion

Finishing touches are being put on Doc’s Diner, the newest eating establishment on the Liberty University campus. The diner, which is named after the late Dr. Jerry Falwell, is scheduled to open exclusively to LU students from April 24 to May 8.

4.17.2008 | Read More

Liberty honors Virginia Tech shooting victims

Liberty University paid tribute to the victims of the deadly shooting at Virginia Tech one year ago as students dressed in orange and maroon filled the Vines Center for Wednesday’s convocation service. Campus pastor Johnnie Moore opened up the service reflecting on that tragedy.

4.16.2008 | Read More

Jerry Falwell, Sr.'s office now open for tours

LU chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. announced to students Wednesday that his father’s office in the Carter Glass Mansion is open for tours. “The Mansion,” as students call it, is an historic home in the center of campus where the late Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. had his office since 1990. The office has been preserved the way it was when Falwell Sr. died May 15, 2007.

4.16.2008 | Read More

Bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs visits LU's Center for Worship

Skaggs shared his testimony, saying he eventually came to a point in his career where he realized “that my ministry was not to be a Christian artist, but to be an artist that was Christian, and to go out and take the love of Christ in my heart … to touch as many people for Christ as I can in this lifetime.”

4.15.2008 | Read More

Author Dinesh D'Souza speaks at Monday convocation

Top lecturer, debater and bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza gave Liberty University students some solid arguments to use against what he calls “new atheism” at Monday’s convocation service. Atheists today “want to discredit and demolish Christianity,” he said. “They want to eradicate its influence in society. They want to make you feel like an idiot for believing in God and practicing your faith. …

4.14.2008 | Read More

LU graphic designers receive eight awards in design competition

Liberty University graphic designers received eight awards in the recent American Inhouse Design Awards competition. The contest included 5,000 entries representing 500 in-house design departments nationwide.

4.14.2008 | Read More

Mark Hall, lead singer of Casting Crowns, speaks at Momentum conference

Mark Hall, lead singer of the top Christian band Casting Crowns, was a busy man at Liberty University on Saturday. During the day, he was a speaker at the Momentum Youth Ministry Conference and at night he performed for the College For A Weekend concert.

4.12.2008 | Read More

Liberty hosts record CFAW crowd

The Vines Center at Liberty University filled up fast for Friday’s convocation services as guests to the university’s College For A Weekend event filed in. College For A Weekend, or CFAW, is an opportunity for prospective students to experience campus life at Liberty. It is held four times a year.

4.11.2008 | Read More

RecycleMania spawns clean campus

In the first week of the RecycleMania 2008 campaign in February, Liberty University collected roughly 5 tons of paper and cardboard, equaling about half a pound per person on campus.

4.10.2008 | Read More