Students win ALD scholarships

Every year, thousands of students try to win scholarships to help pay for their college tuition. At Liberty University, the National Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) society has a chapter in the national honor society. Liberty ALD scholarships are awarded to outstanding members with awards ranging from $1,000-$6,000. New initiates can apply for the National Jo Anne Trow Scholarship Award. This […]

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Center for Global Engagement hosts event for third culture kids

Many college students in the United States remember Saturday mornings filled with cartoons and sugary breakfasts. But for students who grew up outside of the U.S., many of those cartoons and sugary items were not always available. With this in mind, the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted an event for third-culture kids (TCKs) Thursday, Sept. 18 as part of […]

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A day of remembrance

Students pay tribute with 9/11 memorial More than 10 years have passed since Americans were stopped in their tracks, horrified by the news of the terror attacks that took place Sept. 11, 2001. On Thursday, the 13th anniversary of that tragic day, millions of people across the nation chose to “never forget” those who were lost, and Liberty University was […]

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Liberty’s School of Business Students Excel in Ethics Video Competition

Although it was their first year to participate, three teams of students from Liberty University’s School of Business placed in the 2014 National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Student Center for the Public Trust Ethics in Action Video Competition. Part of the required work for Liberty’s organization ethics class, the videos focused on an ethical issue or dilemma […]

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After the Storm

Treacherous tornados leaves dozens dead, more hurt in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The minute before it hit we could hear it — just like a train — but the sun was shining, it looked beautiful,” Brett Booth, University of Alabama (UA) baseball player, said. Tornadoes tore through the southeastern region of the U.S.

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Filmmaker Randall Wallace to speak at Commencement

Lynchburg native and ‘Braveheart’ screenwriter to address class of 2011 Since the first graduating class in 1973, Liberty University has welcomed esteemed scholars, educators, politicians, authors and evangelists to usher graduating seniors into their life after Liberty. To continue to build upon that foundation, the class of 2011’s Commencement speaker will be Randall Wallace, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. […]

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Somali pirates claim American lives

Jack Sparrow and Captain Hook are two of the most famous fictitious pirates in history. However, they are nothing like the pirates now making a living for themselves off of the Somali Coast of Africa. Somali pirates claimed the lives of four Americans who were in the middle of sailing around the world on a yacht called “Quest.” The attack […]

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New jobs on the horizon

J. Crew, a national apparel retailer, will be expanding its Lynchburg, Va. distribution center adding 177 jobs and 100,000 square feet for storage and processing space, Governor Bob McDonnell announced Feb. 25. J. Crew Group, Inc. includes retail and outlet stores nationwide and is comprised of women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, as well as shoes and accessories. According to the […]

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Faith in Action

Liberty graduate brings conservative values to Colorado Senate Kevin Grantham’s journey to the Colorado State Senate began on a hog farm. A 1992 Liberty University graduate, Grantham raised hogs on his family’s three-acre farm as a child. His father took him to the bank for a loan and bought a boar, three sows and feed. “After I turned 10, dad […]

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A ‘Bliss’ful event for brides

Big band sound serenaded guests as they congregated at the Craddock Terry Gallery in the Riverviews Artspace for wedding ideas and excitement. Friends, mothers and brides-to-be filled the downtown venue for “Bliss: a Fine Wedding Fair,” hosted by the Lynchburg’s bridal blog, Hill City Bride, Saturday Feb. 26. “Bliss is a live version of the blog,” creator of Hill City […]

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The expression of service: To live as Christ

Shane Claiborne speaks of humility and love. The voice of one crying out — among the homeless. Author, speaker, sinner, witness and self-proclaimed lover, Shane Claiborne humbled hundreds Friday, Feb.4 during Liberty University’s Ministry Convocation. “We live in a world where we (Christians) have so much to say with our mouths and so little to say with our lives,” Claiborne […]

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