Franklin fills Vines Center

soul music — Liberty welcomed Christian recording artist Kirk Franklin to campus for the first time during this semester’s College for a Weekend. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Grammy winner Kirk Franklin brings Gospel music and teaching to Liberty Nine-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin made his first appearance at Liberty University for Convocation, Feb. 13. This past weekend was College for a Weekend (CFAW) and Liberty always brings in big-name speakers for Convocation along with a musician or …

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Louie Giglio preaches

step out — Louie Giglio gives advice on life. Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Famous pastor joins College for a Weekend to speak to Liberty students Louie Giglio, founder and pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, drew thousands of students and visitors to the Liberty University Vines Center Friday, Nov. 7 with his Convocation message. “I’m gonna blow up the myth that …

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Students attend CFAW

welcome — Parents and prospective students traveled to Liberty in order to get a first-hand look at the university. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

Young people from around the country visit Liberty’s campus over weekend Liberty University’s College for a Weekend (CFAW) is a four-day, action-packed experience. It is designed to give prospective students a taste of life at the world’s largest Christian university, according to Liberty’s website. Kicking off Thursday afternoon at the …

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Lyrics move crowd

perform — Andy Mineo’s lyrics empowered students to be active for Christ. Photo credit: Liberty News Service

The crowd wrapped around the block of the Vines Center Friday night, Sept. 19, as many were anxious to hear the Italian hip hop artist from New York City, Andy Mineo. A number of fans standing in line were sporting shirts with the logo “1-1-Six” on the back. That is the logo of the […]

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Powell debuts new album

country — Mac Powell performed for CFAW. Photo credit: RJ Goodwin

Third Day lead singer explores a different sound while performing at Liberty Liberty University students gathered in the LaHaye Event Space Friday, Sept. 19 to hear Mac Powell perform a concert promoting his new country album. Known primarily as the lead singer for the four-time Grammy award-winning Christian band Third …

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Concert encourages students

Concert — Christian rap artists such as Trip Lee and Tedashii bring a night full of energy to the Vines Center during CFAW.

Tedashii, Trip Lee and Christon Gray urge students to keep God at the center of their lives every day The crowd fell silent with anticipation as the lights in the Vines Center dimmed for the Tedashii, Trip Lee and Christon Gray concert hosted by Student Activities (SA) Saturday, April 12. …

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CFAW takes over campus

FADING WEST — Students and CFAW guests packed the Thomas Road sanctuary Feb. 21 for a Switchfoot concert. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

An estimated 2,000 guests visited Liberty University’s campus to experience the first College for a Weekend (CFAW) of the Spring semester Feb. 20-23, according to the Student Advocate Office (SOA). Students and their families participated in several activities and events throughout the […]

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CFAW prepare students for college

Twice a semester, Liberty University hosts thousands of high school students and parents from around the country during College for a Weekend (CFAW). For many of these students, this is their first experience on a college campus, and it is Liberty’s chance to make a great first impression. For many …

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CFAW Game Night draws crowd


Guests and students were invited to enjoy laser tag, prizes, food, a photo booth and other activities During each fall and spring semester, high school students from all over the country come to Liberty University to attend College for a Weekend (CFAW). During CFAW, guests attend classes, Convocation, various sporting …

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CFAW draws big crowd

REALITY — Robertson responds to applause as he enters the Vines Center. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Guests experience an exciting weekend of football, Crowder and “Duck Dynasty” Nearly 2,000 prospective students and their families converged on Liberty University’s campus Sept. 26 to experience campus life at College for a Weekend (CFAW), according to Ericka Morris, recruitment event coordinator. This CFAW differed from those in previous years …

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Students await CFAW approaches

Liberty University students are preparing for the semester’s first College for a Weekend (CFAW), Feb. 22-24. CFAW is one of Liberty University’s largest events. Twice a semester, thousands of high school students travel to Liberty’s campus to get a taste of the college life. This time around, college students will …

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Jars of Clay performs at CFAW

Rocking out — Jars of Clay performed for College for a Weekend participants and students in the TRBC sanctuary Friday, Sept. 21. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Jars of Clay and Shane & Shane put on a show for Liberty University students and College for a Weekend (CFAW) participants Friday, Sept. 21. The event, which was held in the auditorium of Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC), was the first of two concerts that Student Activities will host …

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Visitor Center to prepare for first major CFAW

CFAW — Thomas Scott and Travis Shirkman prepare CFAW  welcome packets in the Hancock Welcome Center. Photo credit: Abby Kourkounakis

Hard work, dozens of activities and fresh ideas are all coming together to ensure that Liberty University’s first College For A Weekend (CFAW) of the year, Sept. 20-22, is exciting and successful. According to Ericka Morris, Recruitment Events Coordinator, planning and preparation for CFAW never stops. “Whether one of these …

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