London callback

THEATRICAL — Jamie Cloutier and Sarah Seaman participated in a Bible-based play, which debuted in England at the beginning of October. Photo credit: Chris  Gloag

Alumni spread gospel by acting in “Love Beyond” musical overseas For many theatrical performers, having the chance to perform on Broadway or in London is the opportunity of a lifetime. For two Liberty University alumni, Jamie Cloutier and Sarah Seaman, this dream came true, as they performed as part of …

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Call of Duty

HERO — Joshua Nelson intervened in Wal-Mart conflict. Photo provided

Alumnus saves a woman’s life An innocent trip to the sporting goods section at Wal-Mart in Del Rio, Texas, quickly turned into a heroic, life-saving event. This past spring, former Liberty student body president and Air National Guard pilot Joshua Nelson, his wife Brittany and their son strolled through the …

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Alumni brothers visit

Twin brothers and Liberty University alumni David and Jason Benham came to Liberty Wednesday, Oct. 8, to discuss their careers in real estate and their perspective on being “missionaries in the marketplace.” The Benham brothers began their day Wednesday by speaking during Convocation and spent the rest of their day …

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Homecoming welcomes alumni

Festivities — Homecoming 2013 welcomed Liberty alumni. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty University will welcome alumni from across the nation to the ever-changing campus landscape at this year’s Homecoming Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4. The weekend will be packed full of events for alumni and current students to enjoy. Homecoming is one of Liberty’s largest annual […]

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Alumni make ‘33 Under 33’ list

Leaders — Christianity Today readers nominated Liberty alumni for the list. Photo provided

Christianity Today recognizes former students for exceptional qualities Liberty alumna Alison Howard and current Liberty professor Dr. Joshua Chatraw recently made Christianity Today’s “33 Under 33” people’s choice list. The “33 Under 33” list includes young professionals, mostly in ministry or the media industry, who are under 33 years of …

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Alumnus helps film

film — Bowden is assisting a non-profit. Photo credit: Ana Campbell

Bowden co-writes script Liberty alumnus Daniel Bowden said he enjoys seeing a story on paper come to life on film, and he will soon have the opportunity to be a part of bringing a story to life. Bowden is working with Alexander Films and Live the Life Partners, a Lynchburg-based …

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Liberty alumna brings dream to life

dream — Haley Pavao offers a variety of one-of-a-kind items in her new shop Pastiche at Main. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Local artists show off handmade creations at newly opened Pastiche at Main in downtown Lynchburg For owner Haley Pavao, Pastiche at Main is more than just a new boutique — it is the realization of a dream. Pavao, who graduated from Liberty University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in …

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Alumni lecture

Author — Fields has written several books and articles. Photo provided

Renowned author Leslie Fields to speak Monday, Feb. 11 Author, speaker and columnist Leslie Leyland Fields will speak at the Liberty University English and Modern Languages Department’s Alumni Lecture Series Monday, Feb. 11. According to a press release, Fields is the author of seven books, including “Parenting is Your Highest …

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Liberty alumnus gets man off of death row

Mississippi man released on time served with the help of local lawyer The motto of Liberty University is “training champions for Christ,” champions in each and every secular field. Some Liberty alumni have now gone on to be teachers, some are nurses. One of them just helped a man go …

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From City Stadium to Williams

Dr. Rob Van Engen has seen Liberty football explode You can take the professor out of football, but you can’t take football out of the professor. The year was 1980, and Robert Van Engen was a freshman at Liberty University. “I was excited to come to Liberty because I could …

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