Liberty University’s Provost Dr. Boyd Rist has recently been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. Liberty officials ask that students, faculty and staff be in prayer for Rist and his family in the coming months. He is progressing well. Rist has been a part of Liberty’s faculty since 1973.
SHRM hosts panel
The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) hosted three members from the Central Virginia SHRM for its panel on Sept. 24. The professionals included Human Resource directors and a chairman of Central Virginia’s SHRM. The professionals covered topics such as resume building, internships and work-experience and when to attend graduate school. The panel also gave interview tips to students.
Moving on up
Associate Professor of Health Science Jim Schoffstall was recently elected Area 24 Coordinator for The Special Olympic Piedmont District. Prior to his election, he served as the organizations local coordinator for the City of Lynchburg. Schofstall’s new duties will include promoting awareness for the Special Olympics as wells as encouraging community involvement.
Hall of Fame
Liberty University began a new tradition on Sept. 26 at the football game as the school inducted its first three members into the sport hall of fame. Calvin Edwards, Elena Keseleva Bengds and the late Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. were honored. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. stood in place of his father to receive the honor.