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August 2017

Liberty mourns loss of longtime board member and friend Fleet Browning

Emeritus trustee Fleet Browning passed away on Friday, Aug. 18. He is remembered for his longtime service to Liberty University. ...

8.20.2017 | Read More

First-year law students participate in local service work before classes begin

Incoming Liberty University School of Law students spent Saturday afternoon painting the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center as a way to kick off their academic year by serving the community. ...

8.19.2017 | | Read More

Liberty dedicates spacious new Indoor Football Practice Facility

Standing at the gateway to Liberty University’s athletics corridor, the magnificent new Liberty Indoor Football Practice Facility is symbolic of the transformation Flames Football is undertaking as it reclassifies from an FCS to an FBS program. ...

8.18.2017 | | Read More

Dr. Ron Hawkins retiring from Provost’s Office after nearly 40 years of service to LU

Dr. Ron Hawkins helped lead Liberty University through some of its darkest times. He has mixed emotions about his pending transition. ...

8.18.2017 | Read More

Campuswide shoe drive, with help from Steph Curry, aids thousands from the Congo

More than 20,000 new and gently used pairs of shoes made their way to the Congo this summer thanks to an ambitious venture involving an NBA star, a Liberty student, and an alumnus, as well as the generous support of the Liberty community. ...

8.17.2017 | | Read More

Liberty students among nation's lowest for average loan debt

A recent financial study by LendEDU revealed that Liberty University students are among the nation’s lowest in student loan debt. ...

8.16.2017 | Read More

Four triathletes to represent Liberty at World Championships

Even before they have an opportunity to attend their first classes at Liberty University, incoming freshmen triathletes Joan Colino from Spain and Ákos Takács from Hungary will compete for the Flames at the Aug. 18-27 ITU Multisport World Championships. ...

8.16.2017 | Read More

Senior FACS student combines major with passion on mission trip to Haiti

All it took was a Facebook video to ignite the passion of Liberty University senior Family & Consumer Sciences student Sofia Johnson to help the women of Haiti. ...

8.14.2017 | Read More

Liberty ranked No. 3 Best Campus in America, top online college

Niche has ranked Liberty University No. 3 on its list of the Best College Campuses in America – ahead of schools such as California Baptist University, University of Georgia, Stanford University, and Yale University. ...

8.14.2017 | Read More

Middle schoolers get hands-on engineering experience at LU camp

Summer may be coming to a close for many students in the Lynchburg community, but that did not stop 35 rising sixth- and seventh-graders from participating in the Liberty University School of Engineering Energy & Curiosity Camp. ...

8.10.2017 | | Read More

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