Liberty News


July 2008

Vines Center gets acoustics upgrade

The Vines Center hosts some of the most exciting Christian speakers, musicians, and sporting events in the country – but a strong sound reverberation was making it difficult for students to hear from some of the seats. Newly installed “sound baffles” are expected to make reverberation a thing of the past, though. The baffles, which look like red and blue flags hanging from the dome ceiling, will absorb excess sound.

7.31.2008 | Read More

Ackerman, Billingsley make magazine's 'Most Influential' list

Dr. Beth Ackerman, Associate Dean of Education at Liberty, and Charles Billingsley, worship leader at Thomas Road Baptist Church, were selected as two of Lynchburg, Va.’s, “15 Most Influential People Under the Hill,” in the July/August edition of “Lynchburg Living” magazine.

7.30.2008 | Read More

Conference center will house students this fall

About 280 Liberty University students will pack their suitcases for a unique stay this fall. With enrollment at an all-time high, housing on both Main and East campuses is full – so LU is placing students at the Lynchburg Inn and Conference Center.

7.30.2008 | Read More

Film screening set for Sunday

A screening of Billy: The Early Years, starring two Liberty University students, will be held Sunday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary at Thomas Road Baptist Church. The film, directed by Robby Benson, follows the life of evangelist Billy Graham, starting in his teenage years.

7.29.2008 | Read More

Liberty Lane now one-way street

The road, heading west from University Boulevard toward Reber-Thomas Dining Hall, is now a one-way street.

7.29.2008 | Read More

Religion Hall entrance gets facelift

The main entrance to Liberty University's B.R. Lakin School of Religion is being renovated, with added columns and steps to create a Jeffersonian-style façade similar to the nearby Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center.

7.29.2008 | Read More

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day held

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day was held at Liberty University on Saturday.

7.28.2008 | Read More

LaHaye Student Center acquires new exercise machines

Liberty University students, faculty and staff can now enhance their workouts thanks to an equipment upgrade at the LaHaye Student Center.

7.25.2008 | Read More

Online Academy enrollment soars

In just one year, Liberty University Online Academy, featuring Christ-centered distance learning for grades 3-12, has gone from 20 students to an expected 300 for this fall.

7.24.2008 | Read More

Professor interviewed for The History Channel

On Wednesday an independent documentary crew filming for The History Channel stopped by campus to interview Dr. Thomas Ice, Executive Director of the Pre-Trib Research Center and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology.

7.24.2008 | Read More

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