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August 2009

Snowflex grand opening: Ceremony kicks off pro performance

After months of anticipation, Liberty University’s most innovative recreational facility made its public debut on Saturday, Aug. 29. ...

8.29.2009 | Read More

Academic improvements, stadium expansions announced

In his first address to the student body this academic year, Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. briefed them on the school’s steady stream of expansion projects, which includes both academic and facility upgrades — the newest being major additions to Williams Stadium and the Vines Center. ...

8.28.2009 | Read More

Students gather for Wednesday convocation

Daniel Henderson delivers a message on worship-based prayer at the Aug. 26 convocation.

8.26.2009 | Read More

Ted Kennedy: A friend of the family

Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. offered his condolences to the Kennedy family today after hearing of the death of longtime Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy.

8.26.2009 | Read More

Liberty VP makes business magazine’s “20 under 40” list

Chris Johnson, Liberty University’s Vice President for Enrollment Management, was recently named to Blue Ridge Business Journal’s “20 under 40” list of rising business leaders and stars in Southwest and Central Virginia.

8.25.2009 | Read More

First convo of 2009-10: World Help founder puts missions first

World Help founder and Liberty University graduate Vernon Brewer kicked off LU’s first convocation of the new semester on Monday.

8.24.2009 | Read More

Welcome back, students: Fall 2009 semester begins

Besides the full parking lots and crowds of students on the sidewalks, other activities around Liberty University's campus were clear signs that the semester had officially started today.

8.24.2009 | Read More

Freshmen flock to Chancellor’s Cookout

Liberty University kicked off the 2009-10 academic year with a bang on Thursday night. Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. and wife, Becki, hosted the largest Liberty freshman class on record at Williams Stadium for the annual Chancellor’s Cookout.

8.21.2009 | Read More

Enrollment numbers continue to climb

Final numbers cannot be confirmed at this time, but Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. anticipates enrollment to stand somewhere between 11,500 and 12,000 on-campus students.

8.20.2009 | Read More

ABC News films Snowflex segment

The Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre has been drawing a lot of attention since it opened to the public on Aug. 2. ABC News traveled to Liberty Mountain this week to shoot a segment on the year-round ski slope — which is the first of its kind in America.

8.19.2009 | Read More

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