Graduation housing fills up

booked — Many Lynchburg-area hotels have run out of reservation space, causing many families to turn to Roanoke for alternative housing. Photo credit: Kiara Leers

Lynchburg hotel reservations begin to sell out for Commencement weekend There may not be room in the inn at Liberty, but try the Sleep Inn across the street. The Office of Student Housing (OSH) at Liberty activated phone lines for hundreds of people to make their reservation from the 200 …

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Jindal to speak to graduates

Keynote — Gov. Bobby Jindal was selected to address graduates. Google Images

Louisiana Governor chosen as 41st Commencement speaker Liberty University officials announced today that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will speak at the school’s 41st Commencement Saturday, May 10, and author Eric Metaxas will speak at the Baccalaureate service Friday, May 9. Now in his second term as governor, Jindal has worked …

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Hotels fill up fast for graduation

ROOM — The Wingate Hotel is one of the many hotels that is completely booked. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

Liberty University commencement reservation increases at hotels leave families searching for places to stay Families of students graduating this semester may be out of luck when it comes to finding a place to stay for graduation if they do not take action as soon as possible. “We have maybe eight …

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Shannon Bream and Ravi Zacharias to address 2013 graduates


Liberty University will host its first ever female keynote speaker for commencement, May 11, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. Shannon Bream, who is also the first commencement speaker to have graduated from Liberty since it became a fully accredited university,* will share the platform with this year’s baccalaureate speaker, …

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Romney announced as commencement speaker

Liberty University announced April 19 that Mitt Romney will be addressing Liberty graduates at the 2012 Commencement, on May 12. Romney is currently the front-running Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential elections. According to his website, Romney was born in Detroit on March 12, 1947. Although Romney is now classified …

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Commencement housing fills up almost instantly

Housing — Liberty provides Commencement housing on campus at Campus East and the Residential Annex. Photo credit: Laura Foster

Liberty University’s commencement housing slots have sold out just three weeks after registration opened for the available Campus East and Liberty Annex residences. This will be the second year that the university has opted to provide some on campus housing to graduating student’s families for the weekend of Commencement. “The …

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