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December 2009

12.23.2009
The Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre has expanded, unveiling a new intermediate ski slope only three months after opening and just in time for Central Virginia’s first snowfall of the season. ...
Sarah Deskins
12.18.2009
An office decorating contest has given a boost to the Christmas spirit around Liberty University’s campus this month. With themes ranging from “Narnia” to the “Polar Express” to a simple few strands of lights, faculty and staff are showing off their talents and Christmas joy at the same time. ...
David Hylton
12.18.2009
Liberty University School of Aeronautics has already soared higher than expectations, growing from four students to more than 200 in the last five years. Liberty announced today that the acquisition of a local aviation business will take the largest flight school in the Commonwealth of Virginia even higher. ...
Mitzi Bible
12.18.2009
Beginning Jan. 1, 2010, Centra Health will operate Liberty University Student Health Services on campus. Centra Health is a regional not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of Lynchburg General, Virginia Baptist, and Southside Community Hospitals, the Centra Medical Group and several other health care facilities that employ more than 4,000 workers. ...
University Advancement staff
12.17.2009
“The Liberty Champion,” Liberty University’s student newspaper, has received several awards for design, photography, cartooning and writing from Baptist Press this year, including second-place overall newspaper in its division. ...
By Sarah Blanzy
12.16.2009
Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. sends prayers and condolences on behalf of the Liberty University community to the family of Oral Roberts, one of the world’s most recognized televangelists, who died Tuesday at age 91. ...
University Advancement staff
12.16.2009
Liberty University announced today that Branch & Associates Inc. of Roanoke, Va., has been chosen as the general contractor for the multimillion-dollar renovations to Williams Football Stadium. ...
Mitzi Bible
12.15.2009
Liberty University’s Winterfest draws thousands of students, church groups and youth pastors to the campus every New Year’s. But this year the two-day festival, which combines a host of acclaimed Christian musical artists, speakers and entertainers, will feature a record crowd — with close to 7,000 tickets sold so far. ...
University Advancement staff
12.15.2009
In light of a bittersweet goodbye for Christmas break, Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. and his wife, Becki, treated all LU students to free kettle corn this week. ...
University Advancement staff
12.14.2009
Liberty University’s head football coach Danny Rocco has been selected as one of five finalists for the Division I-AA (Football Championship Subdivision) 2009 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, and you can help him win it.
University Advancement staff
12.14.2009
Liberty University’s College Fed Challenge team was a finalist in a regional competition held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Va., on Oct. 26.
University Advancement staff
12.11.2009
Mark Simpson may not be able to walk, but he definitely can snowboard. Born in Bombay, India, with deformed legs, Simpson suffered many medical complications before finally having his legs amputated in 2005 at the age of 17. Now in his freshman year at Liberty University, he recently decided to get out of his wheelchair and try snowboarding at the school’s new year-round ski slope. ...
Sarah Funderburke
12.10.2009
Chancellor Jerry Falwell announced on Wednesday that Liberty University has received Level VI accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). This is the highest classification from SACS and is reserved for colleges and universities that offer four or more doctoral degrees.
University Advancement staff
12.10.2009
Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. announced in convocation Wednesday morning that LU’s Board of Trustees had recently voted to purchase the old Thomas Road Baptist Church property with intentions of establishing a new campus for Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
University Advancement staff
12.9.2009
Jonathan Falwell, senior pastor at Thomas Road Baptist Church, delivered Liberty’s convocation message Wednesday in the Vines Center. ...
Sarah Blanzy
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