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December 2009

New intermediate slope, snow add to Snowflex excitement

The Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre has expanded, unveiling a new intermediate ski slope only three months after opening and just in time for Central Virginia’s first snowfall of the season. ...

12.23.2009 | Read More

Christmas decorations take over campus offices

An office decorating contest has given a boost to the Christmas spirit around Liberty University’s campus this month. With themes ranging from “Narnia” to the “Polar Express” to a simple few strands of lights, faculty and staff are showing off their talents and Christmas joy at the same time. ...

12.18.2009 | Read More

Liberty acquires local aviation business for School of Aeronautics

Liberty University School of Aeronautics has already soared higher than expectations, growing from four students to more than 200 in the last five years. Liberty announced today that the acquisition of a local aviation business will take the largest flight school in the Commonwealth of Virginia even higher. ...

12.18.2009 | Read More

Centra Health to take over operation of campus medical service

Beginning Jan. 1, 2010, Centra Health will operate Liberty University Student Health Services on campus. Centra Health is a regional not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of Lynchburg General, Virginia Baptist, and Southside Community Hospitals, the Centra Medical Group and several other health care facilities that employ more than 4,000 workers. ...

12.18.2009 | Read More

Student newspaper recognized for top coverage

“The Liberty Champion,” Liberty University’s student newspaper, has received several awards for design, photography, cartooning and writing from Baptist Press this year, including second-place overall newspaper in its division. ...

12.17.2009 | Read More

Oral Roberts remembered

Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. sends prayers and condolences on behalf of the Liberty University community to the family of Oral Roberts, one of the world’s most recognized televangelists, who died Tuesday at age 91. ...

12.16.2009 | Read More

Contractor chosen for first phase of stadium expansion project

Liberty University announced today that Branch & Associates Inc. of Roanoke, Va., has been chosen as the general contractor for the multimillion-dollar renovations to Williams Football Stadium. ...

12.16.2009 | Read More

Record crowd expected at Winterfest; tickets close to selling out

Liberty University’s Winterfest draws thousands of students, church groups and youth pastors to the campus every New Year’s. But this year the two-day festival, which combines a host of acclaimed Christian musical artists, speakers and entertainers, will feature a record crowd — with close to 7,000 tickets sold so far. ...

12.15.2009 | Read More

Chancellor, wife treat students during finals

In light of a bittersweet goodbye for Christmas break, Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. and his wife, Becki, treated all LU students to free kettle corn this week. ...

12.15.2009 | Read More

Help Danny Rocco win Coach of the Year Award

Liberty University’s head football coach Danny Rocco has been selected as one of five finalists for the Division I-AA (Football Championship Subdivision) 2009 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, and you can help him win it.

12.14.2009 | Read More

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