Gaining real world experience

Liberty’s Career Center counsels current students on how to land an internship For college students who are approaching their final years in school, the summer months become less about relaxing with free time and vacations and more about gaining the experience necessary to land a job after graduation. Application season for summer 2016 internships has already begun, and the Liberty […]

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Graduation celebration

Former Gov. Jeb Bush encourages graduates to live out their “Christian conscience in action” President Jerry Falwell Jr.’s voice rang out through the loudspeakers Saturday morning, May 9, as he announced the approximate number of degrees to be awarded at Liberty University’s 42nd Commencement Ceremony: 17,500. This amount of graduates brought in hundreds of thousands of family and friends into […]

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Graduation preparation

Director Lori Baker plans for commencement Around commencement time each year, the Liberty University Commencement Facebook page floods graduates’ newsfeed with answers to questions, contests for club seats and facts about the ceremony. Though the posts remain nameless someone is in charge of replying to emails and questions. That is where Lori Baker and her team come in, the unsung […]

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Champion Staff Goodbyes

Breann Black: It is crazy to think that I will not be returning in the fall to this gloomy grey-walled, in desperate need of a make over or a window area, also known as the Champion office. I transferred to Liberty from a school in the great state of Texas in the spring semester of 2013, not knowing anyone. Taking […]

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Farewell from feature editor

Sam Campbell graduates, reflects on experiences at the Liberty Champion Standing in the doorway of each new semester, I am always overwhelmed by the classes, papers and projects that lay ahead of me. I find myself anxious and uncertain of my abilities to conquer the next 16 weeks. But the start of this semester was different. I was more nervous […]

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Film students see success

Cinematic Arts graduates first class A landmark in Liberty University’s history will be made this May as 32 students will graduate as the first class of the Cinematic Arts department. The program has come a long way since it launched in the fall of 2012. According to Stephen Schultze, executive director for the Cinematic Arts Zaki Gordon Center, the program […]

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Students prepare for commencement

Many events mark each semester on the short timeline that is the life of the typical college student at Liberty University. One such event is the day when a student arrives as a freshman with the uncertainty of meeting new people, seeing new places and being part of new experiences. Long hours spent sitting in class or late nights in […]

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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, Ravi Zacharias, who will deliver a brief message as well. […]

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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 as a politician, he spent most of his life working […]

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