Liberty News


April 2009

Miss USA runner-up visits LU convocation

Carrie Prejean was one of the top five contestants vying for the Miss USA crown when she had to answer a judge's question about legalizing same-sex marriage. She took a stand for Christ and said she believed a marriage should be between a man and a woman. ...

4.29.2009 | Read More

Chancellor delivers "State of the University" address

At the last convocation of the academic year, Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. gave students a recap on the progress the school has made this year and the status of upcoming projects. ...

4.29.2009 | Read More

Prayers needed for the Taylor family

Liberty University professor dies in accident at nearby college. ...

4.29.2009 | Read More

Student attempts to break a world record on the treadmill

On May 1, Liberty University sophomore Michael Hayden will attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records’ mark for running the most miles on a treadmill in 24 hours. ...

4.28.2009 | Read More

Wade Morris delivers convocation message

Itinerant minister Wade Morris spoke at Liberty University’s convocation on Monday, offering words of guidance for students dealing with transitions in their life. Morris is the author of “The Journey,” an expository Bible study and devotional series on CD. ...

4.27.2009 | Read More

Sam Chelanga breaks NCAA 10K record

Liberty redshirt sophomore Sam Chelanga closed out the inaugural New York Road Runners Distance Carnival with an exclamation point, late Friday evening at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. Chelanga won the men’s 10,000 meters, breaking the all-time NCAA record (as recognized by Track & Field News) with a world-leading 27:28.48 clocking and defeating five Olympians in the process. ...

4.27.2009 | Read More

Jacksonville takes Jennings in seventh round of NFL draft

Rashad Jennings became the first Liberty Flames football player taken in the NFL Draft in nearly two decades, as the running back was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday afternoon, in the seventh round of the collegiate player draft. ...

4.27.2009 | Read More

Alumnus tobyMac earns more music honors

Kevin Michael “Toby” McKeehan — known as “tobyMac” in the Christian music world -- has earned songwriting and video honors ...

4.24.2009 | Read More

Debate team wins sweepstakes

For the third time in four years the Liberty Debate Team has accomplished a feat that no other school has been able to match — winning the sweepstakes championship in debate’s three governing organizations in a single season. ...

4.24.2009 | Read More

David Edwards speaks at Friday convocation

David Edwards, author and speaker, delivered a message of encouragement in dealing with the transition and change students are likely to endure as they leave campus for summer break. ...

4.24.2009 | Read More

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