Campus goes global

Celebration — A host of nations was displayed during the Global Focus Week kick-off. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Global Focus Week exposes students to various cultures and nationalities Global Focus Week (GFW) is one of the many aspects that separate Liberty University from other colleges around the world. This year, GFW took place Feb. 9-13. Monday’s Convocation kicked off the week with the Parade of Nations, where dozens …

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Global Focus Week

INTERNATIONAL — Student mingles with representative. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

CGE prepares to welcome worldwide guests Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) will hosts its semiannual Global Focus Week conference Feb. 8-13 in an effort to promote global awareness. Global Focus Week allows students to hear influential speakers from around the world, network in interactive cultural sessions and connect …

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Teams serve around the globe

SERVE — Global team works with children in Southeast Asia. Photo provided

Students work overseas During Christmas break, many students not only took a break from school but also from the comfort of their everyday lives to travel all over the globe. John, the director of global teams and a team leader whose last name is withheld for security purposes, said the …

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Global awareness

awareness — Students learn about overseas work as they walk through the hallways of DeMoss. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

CGE hosts internationally inspired events The Liberty University campus gained a global perspective last Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 15-17, as the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted Global Focus Week. Global Focus Week is a semi-annual conference that, according to the CGE, exists to raise student, staff and faculty global …

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Open doors

A plea for the persecuted “Perhaps the question should not be: ‘Why are others persecuted?’ Perhaps the better question is: ‘Why are we not?’” With this question, speaker Nik Ripken captured the attention of hundreds of Liberty students gathered in the LaHaye Event Space Monday night, Sep. 15 for a …

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Students go global

Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted its annual informational meeting Monday night, Aug. 25 at Thomas Road Baptist Church. The event, popularly referred to as the global expo, served as a platform to inform students on how to expand their studies to better fit a global perspective. The …

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Students get active in missions

The Center for Ministry Training (CMT) held an expo in front of the Jerry Falwell Library Wednesday, Aug. 27, to help inform students about what CMT has to offer. The event showcased the many different ministry opportunities available to students. Members of different ministries filled tables outside the library and …

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Students travel the globe

“Students help make lunches for villagers in Zimbabwe.” Photo provided

“You can read about it and hear about it, but until you experience it, you can’t understand.” This common sentiment, often spoken by those who have been on short-term global outreach trips, reflects the desire of Liberty University founder Jerry Falwell to equip students to impact the world, both locally …

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Spring into ministry

LOVE — Brianna Nissen spent time with a child in Ghana. Photo provided

Students serve nations Hundreds of Liberty University students called a foreign country home for the week as they spent spring break ministering to people around the globe. Liberty’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) sent eight teams on trips around the world March 10-14, including destinations such as Bosnia, Ghana, Japan, …

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Students challenged to pray for Syria

NEED — Students can help the Syrian war by pledging to pray for peace and healing. Photo provided

CGE, Campus Church and WorldHelp will host an interactive night for students to understand the Syrian crisis Political strife, violent protests, millions of refugees and full-scale civil war have been defining the nation of Syria for the past four years. In order to address what has now become an international …

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World missions rewarded

going global — Liberty created this scholarship to show their commitment and support for missionary families. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Beginning this semester, Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement will be providing a full tuition scholarship of up to $80,000 for the children of missionaries.

According to Liberty’s Financial Aid website, the $80,000 of the missionary scholarship will be disbursed over the…

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Taking It Global

Missions — Sarah Boorom and Chesed Dent talk to student. Photo credit: Gabriella Fuller

CGE hosted an informational meeting Aug. 27 More than 2,000 students gathered in Thomas Road Baptist Church Aug. 27 as the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted its annual informational meeting, the Take It Global Expo. The event featured the unveiling of the new 2013-2014 global trips and challenged students …

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