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Commuter & Grad Student Life Newsletter | September 2018

Commuter Events

Pancake Friday

Sept. 7, 21, 28 | 7:30am-8:30am | Commuter Lounge, Green Hall 1875

Stop by for our pancake breakfast throughout the month of September! Enjoy our newly remodeled student lounge and have a pancake or two.

Commuter Student Tailgates

Sept. 1, 15, 22 | 3:30pm-5:30pm | LaHaye Lot with parking in the Pavilion Lot

Our tailgates are back and bigger than ever! Join us in front of the LaHaye Ice Center for free food, inflatables, face painting, lawn games, a photo booth and much more!

Stop by the lounge to pick up a parking sticker for access to the Pavilion lot on game days!

Graduate Student Events

Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Program

In collaboration with Graduate Admissions and The Graduate SchoolGraduate Student Life is excited to announce the Peer to Peer Transitional Mentorship Program.

This program will provide the knowledge, support, and experience new graduate students need to successfully acclimate to Liberty’s campus.


Graduate Student Advisory Board

Are you interested in developing as a leader and impacting your graduate student peers? 

The Graduate Student Advisory Board is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Academic year! 

For more information, contact us 


Aliah Lucyanne Fonteh 

Where is your favorite spot on campus to study? My favorite spot to study is on the 3rdfloor of the library in the deep quiet room. 

Where is your favorite spot in Lynchburg to have fun? Since one of my favorite pastimes is enjoying good food/dessert in the company of great friends, I would say that my favorite spot is Mister Goodies.

What is your major and when will you graduate? Currently I am pursuing a M.S. degree in Biomedical Sciences, and I graduate May 2019

Do you have a favorite scripture? My favorite Scripture is Psalm 54:4, “Surely God is my help, the LORD is the one who sustains me”.

Where are you from? Quartz Hill, CA

Is there any volunteer or service activities you do at Liberty University or within the Lynchburg community? I work as a GSA for the Department of Biology & Chemistry, where I teach CHEM 107L. I serve as an officer for the Graduate Biomedical Science Club. In addition, I just joined the Graduate Student Advisory Board and the Peer Health Educator team. I anticipate volunteering a few hours a month at the Free Clinic of VA in downtown Lynchburg.

Any advice or encouragement to give to your undergraduate sisters and brothers in Christ? My fellow siblings, I challenge you to commit the following Scriptures to heart: Proverbs 16:3, Proverbs 3:5-6, and 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. Try your best despite your busy schedule to prioritize your walk with the Lord, to cultivate a healthy lifestyle, to maintain Biblical relationships and fellowship, and to implement self-care routines into your daily schedule. 

Be sure to also attend the various events around LU! 

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