Reaching the world

Liberty launches new department A new Liberty University office provides students with the opportunity to be academically enriched and culturally engaged. LU Send may be new, but it continues to carry out the university’s overarching goal to display the gospel of Christ throughout the world. The new office is meant to serve as a travel agency for Liberty students and […]

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CGE transforms campus

Center for Global Engagement prepares for upcoming Global Focus Week Seeking to “foster a global perspective within the Liberty community,” the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) will host Global Focus Week Sept. 7 -11, according to the CGE website. Featuring an international chocolate tasting, a world music festival and more, the CGE seeks to help Liberty students of all backgrounds […]

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Teams traverse the globe

Students from CGE journey to 10 locations around the world sharing hope Nearly 150 Liberty University students spent their spring breaks not sprawled out on warm sand in Florida or road-tripping across America, but traveling overseas to serve others while sharing the message of hope. Each of the 11 Global Teams, under the guidance of the Center for Global Engagement […]

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Campus goes global

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 of students walked through the Vines Center waving flags from […]

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Global Focus Week

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 with cross-cultural workers. Throughout the week, students will have the […]

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Teams serve around the globe

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 Center for Global Engagement (CGE) sent out four teams over […]

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Global awareness

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 awareness. In an effort to expose students to ongoing Christian […]

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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 persecuted church symposium and night of prayer. The event, hosted […]

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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 theme of this year’s global expo was entitled “What’s Your […]

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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 helped find which ministry opportunity was the right fit. Other […]

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Students travel the globe

“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 and abroad. Liberty hosts numerous global trips each year through […]

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Students travel the globe

“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 and abroad. Liberty hosts numerous global trips each year through […]

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Spring into ministry

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, the Philippines, Spain, Thailand, and undisclosed locations in the Arab […]

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Students challenged to pray for Syria

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 issue, Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) will partner […]

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