Carry on

Details for campus gun range released Less than a year after Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. announced the allowance of concealed carry weapons in residence halls May 2016, Liberty University plans to start construction on a new gun range in March 2017. Planning Coordinator Brad Butler from Liberty’s Planning & Construction department said that after Falwell offered a concealed […]

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And another one

An update on the Commons III construction Commons III is in the rock-removal stage of construction and is scheduled to open for the fall 2017 semester, according to Alan Askew, vice president of Major Construction at Liberty University. The new dorm will have two five-floor wings joined by a two-floor connector to form a U shape, according to Brad Butler, […]

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Construction continues

Updates on new building projects around Liberty’s campus Crawler cranes and Bobcats on Liberty University’s growing campus are popular sights, and the spring 2016 semester is no different. With the steady increase of students on campus, the university is making arrangements to best accommodate the growing crowd. The female wing of Residential Commons II opened, and students formerly living in […]

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Banking on the future

Plans to begin construction on new banked indoor track and field facility Liberty University is preparing to construct a new 130,000-square-foot indoor track and field facility that is expected to open in the fall of 2016, according to Liberty University Athletics. The new facility is dedicated specifically to the NCAA Division I program. Liberty’s Head Track and Field Coach Brant […]

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Community impacted

Liberty’s substantial enrollment growth causes need for energy adjustments Appalachian Power began work on a $28 million transmission improvement project this summer in order to accommodate the growing needs of Liberty University and the Lynchburg area. Liberty’s enrollment has increased by more than 800 percent over the past 20 years and is expected to continue growing as the university predicts […]

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Building the future

New construction projects include science hall, music center and Commons II Liberty continued its $500 million campus improvement plan this summer as new facilities and a housing location made progress to accommodate the school’s growth. The Science Hall was completed this summer, welcoming new students for fall 2015. The Center for Music and the Worship Arts and the newest residential […]

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Campus projects advance

New academic buildings near completion while others begin construction It has been less than three weeks since the spring semester started, and Liberty University students have already witnessed several changes to the ever-evolving landscape of the school’s campus. One of the most noticeable projects underway is the School of Music building. Charles Spence, senior vice president for construction planning, said […]

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Flames set for upgrade

Improvements to athletic facilities are just the start of Jeff Barber’s plans For those who have been at Liberty University for any amount of time, it is obvious that the school is growing. This growth has helped the school burst into the national scene not only for its outstanding academics, but in the athletic realm as well. Liberty athletes have […]

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Students see new architecture

Construction transforms campus to offer new opportunities for students Recently, construction has been at the forefront of campus attention as the university continues progress on several new buildings and structure expansions. With campus-wide development underway, the campus is currently home to a flurry of activity. One of the biggest projects currently being worked on is the second commons dorm, located […]

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Campus makeover new look

Construction alters the look of Liberty’s landscape As the year transitions into a cooler season, construction crews on Liberty University’s campus will be gearing up to reach construction goals before winter hits the hills of Lynchburg. With several projects underway and a number of them just beginning, the campus is rapidly taking on a new form. Two construction projects across […]

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Construction changes campus

Falwell provides exlcusive insight into Liberty’s rebuilding project Liberty University is undergoing massive construction projects aimed at expanding not only the campus, but its influence around the world. With buildings taking shape around Liberty’s grounds, the campus is welcoming incoming students into an atmosphere of change and promise. As Liberty accommodates new, state-of-the-art facilities as part of the $500 million […]

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Update: Construction

As the spring semester draws to a close, Liberty University’s construction team is increasing its workload in an attempt to finish the various campus construction projects on time. One of the most significant projects nearing completion is the vehicular tunnel that will provide a new route for transportation from Liberty’s campus to Wards Road. According to Charles Spence, senior vice […]

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Construction continues

Changes abound around campus as $500 million renovation progresses Construction continues to progress on campus as hundreds of people work to complete active projects with many more projects on the drawing board in Liberty’s $500 million master plan, according to Charles Spence, senior vice president of construction and planning. Spence said the construction department is primarily focused on improving Liberty’s […]

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Campus construction progresses

Building of the Jerry Falwell Library nears completion while the new medical school, other projects take shape Over the past few months, Liberty University’s campus has been undergoing numerous changes as various construction projects have been launched. The most advanced project is the construction of the Jerry Falwell Library, which will expand the library resources while also providing several food […]

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