Liberty News


January 2016

Shunning convention, Francis Chan tells students to embrace suffering

Francis Chan gave a passionate plea to Liberty University students at Convocation on Friday, calling them to embrace suffering as a tool for purification in their personal lives and a means to know Christ by relating to His experience as a man. ...

1.29.2016 | | Read More

Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer to speak in Convocation on Feb. 19

Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, will be the featured speaker in Liberty University’s Convocation on Friday, Feb. 19. ...

1.29.2016 | Read More

Cyber defense team wins third place in national championships

A group of students from Liberty University’s Cyber Defense Club, sponsored by the School of Engineering & Computational Sciences, won third place in the Gold Bracket in the 2015 National Cyber League (NCL) Fall Postseason National Championship game. ...

1.29.2016 | Read More

Article explains how Liberty was considered for GOP primary debate

According to a recent article by Politico, Liberty University was being considered as the front-runner to be the host site for a Republican presidential primary debate sometime in early 2016. The article described the events that led to the event being shelved. ...

1.26.2016 | Read More

Liberty granted more flexibility with new zoning designation from city

Lynchburg City Council recently granted Liberty University IN-2 Institutional Zoning, allowing for more new construction, improvements, remodeling, and demolition to continue with less hindrances. ...

1.23.2016 | Read More

Liberty mourns loss of longtime Board of Trustees member

Joseph Marion Compton of Abingdon, Va., a member of the executive committee of Liberty Universitys Board of Trustees, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20. ...

1.23.2016 | Read More

Nursing students provide health care in Rwanda during winter break

Students from Liberty University’s School of Nursing spent part of their winter break (Jan. 2-12) in Rwanda, administering community health training, delivering hygienic supplies, feeding children, and providing medical care. ...

1.21.2016 | Read More

Semester kicks off with packed Convocation featuring Donald Trump

Liberty University kicked off the Spring 2016 semester with one of its most heavily attended Convocations to date, featuring a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a speech from business magnate, media personality, and presidential candidate Donald Trump. ...

1.18.2016 | | Read More

Liberty students win state athletic training quiz bowl

A team of students from Liberty University’s Athletic Training Program (ATP) won the Virginia Athletic Training Association (VATA) Quiz Bowl on Jan. 9, held at the VATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia in Williamsburg, Va. ...

1.14.2016 | Read More

Liberty Softball Stadium voted nation's second best college softball venue

Kamphuis Field at Liberty Softball Stadium has been voted No. 2 among all NCAA softball stadiums in the nation, behind only Louisiana State University’s Tiger Park, in a fan poll conducted by FloSoftball.com. ...

1.13.2016 | Read More

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