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LU staff member recounts Mexico earthquake relief trip to native country

While many Liberty University students enjoyed time off for Fall Break last week, a team of 10 students and two staff members were moving brick and concrete in Morelos, Mexico, where residents are recovering from a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake. ...

10.13.2017 | Read More

LU Send Now team headed to Mexico following deadly earthquake

Liberty University’s disaster relief initiative LU Send Now will be sending a team of 10 students and two staff to Morelos, Mexico, on Saturday, Sept. 30, and return Oct. 7. This will be the third trip for LU Send Now this semester, following hurricane relief efforts in Texas and the islands of Antigua and Barbuda. ...

9.28.2017 | Read More

Jeff Foxworthy brings humor and compassion to the Convocation stage

Liberty University capped off its biannual Global Focus Week Wednesday with a Convocation filled with laughter and compassion as popular stand-up comedian and longtime child sponsorship advocate Jeff Foxworthy made his first visit to the Vines Center. ...

9.27.2017 | | Read More

Ebola outbreak responders host panel and show feature film

As part of Liberty University’s Global Focus Week, approximately 400 students packed out the auditorium in the Center for Natural Sciences for a special showing of the Samaritan’s Purse film “Facing Darkness” on Tuesday night. ...

9.27.2017 | | Read More

Convocation kicks off Global Focus Week and new G5 initiative

Hundreds of Liberty University international students waving the flags of their home country and dressed in the tradition garb walked down the steps of the Vines Center on Monday to the cheers of their fellow students, kicking off the biannual Global Focus Week. ...

9.25.2017 | | Read More

Graduate student helps build Christian art gallery overseas

Liberty University Master of Fine Arts student Adara Jensen spent her past summer helping to set up a Christian-inspired art gallery in the Middle East. ...

9.25.2017 | Read More

ESPN host Sam Ponder, musicians Keith and Kristyn Getty to speak in Convocation

Upcoming guests at Liberty University's Convocation include Liberty alumna and ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" host Sam Ponder and modern hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty.

9.25.2017 | Read More

Hurricane relief team dispatched to Caribbean this weekend

Liberty University will be sending a team of eight students and three staff members to the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda to assist Samaritan’s Purse with cleanup efforts following the destruction wrought by Hurricane Irma. ...

9.21.2017 | Read More

LU Send Now team to be dispatched to southeast Texas for hurricane relief

Liberty University LU Send Now disaster relief initiative will dispatch a team to Victoria, Texas, this weekend to assist residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. ...

8.29.2017 | Read More

Campuswide shoe drive, with help from Steph Curry, aids thousands from the Congo

More than 20,000 new and gently used pairs of shoes made their way to the Congo this summer thanks to an ambitious venture involving an NBA star, a Liberty student, and an alumnus, as well as the generous support of the Liberty community. ...

8.17.2017 | | Read More

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