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Although spring semester classes officially start on Jan. 12, there are hundreds of students on the Liberty University campus this week for intensives.
Mitzi Bible
Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr., along with board members of Liberty University School of Engineering and Computational Sciences and community leaders, officially christened the school’s new facility, located on the third floor of the Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center, Tuesday.
Eric Brown
Liberty University Online is among the nation’s Top 10 online colleges for the second year in a row.
University Advancement staff
For the second year in a row, the Columbia Scholastic Press out of Columbia University has named the 2008 edition of Liberty University’s “Selah” yearbook as one of the top collegiate yearbooks in the country. The ‘I Am’ edition was one of only nine collegiate books in the United States to receive this recognition.
University Advancement staff
Most kindergarteners are not yet thinking about their college education, but Simon Nolen from Appomattox Primary School in Appomattox, Va., is way ahead of the game. During an American Red Cross “Quarters That Care Campaign,” Simon’s name was drawn for the first-place prize in a Red Cross student giveaway — a four-year scholarship to Liberty University worth nearly $60,000.
University Advancement staff
Four Liberty University students started working as “archaeologists in training” in Israel on Dec. 5 under the supervision of Dr. Randall Price, Director of Excavations and Executive Director of LU’s new Center for Judaic Studies.
University Advancement staff
The Liberty University Department of Music & Humanities presented “A Classical Christmas” at Heritage United Methodist Church in Lynchburg Wednesday night. The concert included traditional Christmas carols performed by the Liberty University Chamber Singers, Brass Chamber ensembles and select faculty.
University Advancement staff
The entire Liberty University community received an early Christmas present this week when the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) accepted the university’s monitoring report addressing ongoing concerns with respect to the accreditation standard involving the identification of college-level competencies and the extent to which graduates have attained them.
University Advancement staff
This fall’s Washington Semester interns have completed their internships and returned to campus to enjoy a luncheon with Chancellor Jerry Fallwell Jr. and his wife, Becki, and Dr. Boyd Rist, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, on Tuesday.
University Advancement staff
Liberty University’s School of Engineering and Computational Sciences (SECS) has been awarded a $113,000 contract by the Center for Advanced Engineering Research (CAER) to investigate vulnerabilities of certain communications systems in an unfriendly electromagnetic environment.
Liberty University’s Washington Semester Internship Program is now under the management of Liberty’s Career Center, but the goal remains the same: to train and equip young leaders by providing students with practical training and educational opportunities in and around the nation’s capital.
Dominique McKay
Liberty's 2008 College Fed Challenge team recently competed at the local level in Richmond, Va. The competition is intended to help students become more knowledgeable about the Fed and the decision-making process of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy-setting group.
Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Hassell, Sr., gave a presentation at Liberty University School of Law on Thursday. In February 2002, Hassell was appointed as the first African-American Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court and the first to be chosen by the other members of the court.
Liberty University School of Law has repeated as the champion in this year’s American Bar Association (ABA) Regional Client Counseling Competition. The law school’s competition teams took first and third place. Visit Liberty University School of Law for the complete story.
Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. recently named four new vice presidents and two new admissions heads, including changes in resident recruitment and LU’s rapidly growing online education program. As part of the administrative changes, Falwell announced that the school’s distance learning program will be renamed Liberty University Online.
Ron Brown