Liberty News


June 2017

LaHaye Rec and Fitness Center showcased by Athletic Business magazine

Liberty University’s LaHaye Recreation & Fitness Center, renovated and expanded in 2014, was featured this month on the Athletic Business website and in its online Buyers Guide. ...

6.30.2017 | Read More

Lecrae, Skillet, Crowder, Switchfoot to headline Winterfest 2017

It's only June, but Christian music fans can start planning their New Year's celebration now, as the lineup for the 15th annual Winterfest was announced Friday afternoon. ...

6.30.2017 | | Read More

Student wins Female Artist of the Year at annual Gospel Music Association conference

Liberty University junior Sydni Alexander won Female Vocalist of the Year for the reVIEWyou competition, part of the annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Immerse Conference, held in Nashville. ...

6.30.2017 | Read More

Flames basketball player leads Puerto Rico U19 team at FIBA World Cup in Egypt

Liberty University men’s basketball point guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz will be one of two captains for the U19 Puerto Rico national team at the July 1-9 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. ...

6.30.2017 | Read More

Student testifies on Capitol Hill in support of father imprisoned in China

Liberty University student Xia Chongyu was one of four witnesses at a hearing Wednesday afternoon for the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, headed by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep Christopher Smith. His father, Xia Lin, is a human rights lawyer serving a 10-year prison sentence in China. ...

6.29.2017 | Read More

Alumna kick-starts program to aid pregnant women struggling with opioid addiction

Baby pictures from her former patients decorate the office of Liberty University alumna Shannon Miles at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg. They are a constant reminder of what she is fighting for: the success of mothers and their babies recovering from opioid addiction. ...

6.28.2017 | Read More

‘Game On’ TV show wins Emmy for inspiring football feature

As it closes in on its 500th episode this fall, “Game On,” Liberty University’s 30-minute weekly sports program produced by the Liberty Flames Sports Network, claimed its second National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Award on Saturday. ...

6.28.2017 | | Read More

Alumna becomes CFO of bank that played important role in Liberty’s growth

When Liberty University alumna Wendy Bell (’85) was offered the job as Chief Financial Officer at Carter Bank & Trust, which operates 123 branches across Virginia and North Carolina, she knew her alma mater and her new company had a special connection. ...

6.28.2017 | Read More

LU student and NASCAR driver William Byron claims his first Xfinity Series victory

Liberty University student and NASCAR driver William Byron won his first race in the Xfinity Series Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. ...

6.25.2017 | Read More

Liberty on pace to meet all benchmarks in national Healthier Campus Initiative

Since joining the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthier Campus Initiative in May 2016, Liberty University has already made headway in implementing the program’s health and wellness guidelines. ...

6.23.2017 | Read More

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