Foreign lectures


Jones teaches philosophy in Romania Finding a balance between vocation and passion is difficult for most people, but Liberty University Professor Michael Jones has found a way to seamlessly combine his. Jones, a professor of theology and philosophy since 2005, uses his teaching vocation as a way to fulfill his …

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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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Student safety a concern

caution — Global Teams trips, such as this trip to Haiti, require special measures to ensure student safety and health. Photo provided

Measures taken to ensure the well being of students as they head overseas Every year, Liberty University commits to outreach efforts all over the globe, but with the ongoing Ebola outbreak, some question the safety of students traveling abroad. Between 600 and 800 Liberty students participate in study abroad programs …

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Mission funding gets creative

Guatemala made — Chris Cannon sells souvenirs through Facebook to raise funds. Photo provided

Liberty students sell goods and perform music as a new approach to raising money for mission trips “Buy a donut to help send me to Southeast Asia,” one student yelled as she stood outside of the Vines Center before Convocation. Students at Liberty University are always finding new ways to …

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Marine marches for missions


Gunfire echoed across the African town of Bujumbura, Burundi as doors quickly slammed shut, cease-fire agreement broken and lives halted as the bullets pierced the air. Seven years after the genocide in Rwanda, the African town was ravaged in turmoil yet again, according to Marine James Iversen. “Everyone who was …

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Serving God overseas

India — Kalley Long prays with a woman during the two-week long trip. Photo provided

Liberty students sacrifice their break for mission trips At a time when other students are typically at home with family members, a few groups of Liberty University students traded in the comfort of their own homes and Christmas traditions in order to travel to different countries and spread the Gospel. …

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Opportunity to teach in North Korea

North Korea — Professor Jim Jones taught a group of North Korean students at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Photo provided

Two Liberty professors had a chance to teach students about electronics and technology in North Korea this summer Liberty professors Jim Jones and Feng Wang from the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences were given the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to North Korea and teach at the Pyongyang …

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