Career Center Offerings Help Students Boost Future Career

The Liberty University Career Center is offering several events throughout the spring 2018 semester aimed at getting Liberty students internships, jobs and boosting the marketability of students for their future careers. The Career Center is offering a wide range of events starting in the month of February all the way through mid-April. The events being held include sessions on how […]

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CFAW Attendees Have the Opportunity to Compete for $10,000 Scholarship

Prospective Liberty University students attending College for a Weekend in February and April will have the opportunity to win one of several $10,000 scholarships by entering video project, essay and musical skill-based contests. High school juniors and seniors can respond to prompts determined by the School of Music and the School of Communication and Digital Content. Faculty at the schools […]

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New Study Finds That Liberty’s Endowment Has Spiked

Liberty University continues to bolster its financial stability for the 2017 fiscal year, as its endowment spiked by 19.3 percent from the 2016 fiscal year, according to the 2017 National Association of College and University Business Officers Endowment Study. The university’s endowment increased from $1.1 billion to just under $1.3 billion in financial assets, according to the NACUBO report based […]

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New Lynchburg Chapter of A Girl & A Gun Holds First Meeting

SafeSide Tactical in Lynchburg, Virginia began a new chapter of national organization A Girl & A Gun, Women’s Shooting League in July 2017, affording enthusiastic women with an opportunity to bond over a passion for firearms. On Feb. 8, during Lynchburg’s first AG & AG meeting, facilitator Judy Gallion presented 15 women at SafeSide Tactical with information about the national […]

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Liberty faculty members head Innocence Project to exonerate the wrongly convicted

Jens Soering, a German-born University of Virginia student convicted in 1990 of murdering his girlfriend’s parents, is closer to being exonerated than ever before, thanks to the forensic investigation of a Liberty University professor. Dr. J. Thomas McClintock, Liberty’s director of forensic science and professor of biology, has been working on the forensic DNA analysis on new evidentiary samples of […]

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Pancakes for Parkinson’s

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s student chapter of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association hosted their annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s event Feb. 15 to raise money for the Thomas Hartman Center for Parkinson’s Research. According to the LUCOM Director of Marketing Christopher Breedlove, participates paid $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes. More than $450 was raised to benefit Parkinson’s disease research. “Parkinson’s […]

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Roots of Refuge

Liberty University’s social work club hosted the executive director of the Charlottesville International Rescue Committee Feb. 15 for “Roots of Refuge,” an event held to educate students about the truth of refugees. “I think the most important thing to take away from this (event) is the understanding of what a refugee really is,” Kuhr said. Kuhr said that to be […]

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Seize the Sweaty encourages women to get involved with Liberty Recreation Center

Every female student at Liberty University is invited to attend a Ladies’ Night at the LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center on Wednesday, Feb. 21, where they will be able to utilize exercise classes and consult with personal trainers. The Ladies’ Night, which will be from 9:30-11:30 p.m., is the launch of Liberty Recreation Center’s “Seize the Sweaty” campaign with the […]

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‘Current Conversations’ seminar tackles hot-button issues through Christian perspective

LU Serve hosted the Current Conversations event for Liberty University students Feb. 7-8 to discuss what it looks like to be a Christian in walking through the difficult topics of life and to strive toward loving others. Speakers shared their insights about modern-day topics — including race, sexuality and immigration — that are relevant in today’s society. At the various […]

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“The 15:17 to Paris” Heroes Share Their Story at Convocation

The three American citizens who prevented a potentially catastrophic terrorist attack on a train in Europe spoke in Convocation Friday, Feb. 9 about their experiences before, during and after the moments that inspired the newly-released movie “The 15:17 to Paris.” On Aug. 21, 2015, two U.S. military members, Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos, and their lifelong friend, Anthony Sadler, were […]

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Pop Culture and Christianity Converge at Every Square Inch Conference

Liberty’s second annual Every Square Inch Conference is returning March 1 for two days of workshops and lectures on Christianity and culture. The first workshop, which begins at 12:45 p.m. on March 1, will feature keynote speaker Dr. Gregory Alan Thornbury. Thornbury is an accomplished author and the president of The King’s College in New York City. He will be […]

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Liberty VP Hine Speaks Out Against Liberty Way Changes

As controversial legislation floats around Liberty’s Student Government Association, many debates have arisen, but Vice President of Student Affairs Mark Hine is confident in the firm foundation of Liberty University. Recently, SGA has proposed resolutions to the Liberty Way that would allow off-campus responsible drinking, foul language in moderation and usage of tobacco products. Hine, who believes any of these […]

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Liberty Launches New Recycling Initiative

Liberty University’s Facilities Management Division has started an initiative to increase recycling on campus in order to bring the university from a 25 percent recycling rate to 40 percent rate by 2020. Senior Vice President of Campus Facilities & Transportation Charles Spence said while the university has recycled demolition materials from construction projects, carboard and sorted materials since 2004, Facilities […]

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