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July 2017

7.28.2017
A day before their White Coat Ceremony, the Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2021 donned gym shorts and white t-shirts as they hosted LUCOM Service Day for 120 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg and Jubilee Family Center. ...
By Tobi Walsh Laukaitis/Liberty University News Service
7.27.2017
Liberty University was recently designated as a Purple Heart University, making it the first college or university in Virginia to receive the honor from the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) in recognition of a university’s support of military members, including veterans and their families. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.25.2017
When Liberty University senior Chandler Alder had the chance to nominate School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Kristina DeWitt for the 2016-17 Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Southeast Regional Chapter Counselor Award, Alder didn’t hesitate. ...
By Tobi Walsh Laukaitis/Liberty University News Service
7.24.2017
Graduates of Liberty University’s Cinematic Arts, Zaki Gordon Center are working their way up in the industry, landing enviable jobs on feature films with some recognizable names in the credits. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.23.2017
More than 20 United States Powerlifting Association state and national records were set in Saturday’s Virginia Commonwealth Games powerlifting competition, held in front of a packed weight room in Liberty University’s Football Operations Center. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.22.2017
Liberty University student William Byron is now the youngest NASCAR driver to win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Xfinity Series rookie phenom raced to his third win of the season. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.22.2017
The Olympic spirit was alive and well in Liberty University’s Vines Center on Friday night as thousands of sports fans and competitors participated in the Opening Ceremonies for the 28th annual Virginia Commonwealth Games’ Main Events Weekend. ...
By Ted Allen/Liberty University News Service
7.20.2017
Liberty University’s upcoming theater season brings an eclectic showcase like never before. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
7.20.2017
Liberty University is mourning the loss of alumna Krista (Evers) Buchanan (’16), 22, of Phoenix, Ariz., who was killed in a plane crash on Monday evening in Mesa, Ariz., according to news reports. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.19.2017
Despite a busy day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a U.S. senator and several congressional leaders took time to speak to more than 50 Liberty University students, alumni, faculty, and staff during a reception held in the Cannon House Office Building. ...
By Tobi Walsh Laukaitis/Liberty University News Service
7.19.2017
Three undergraduate students are taking part in a study this summer in hopes that their research leads to discoveries about the acai berry’s power to battle multiple health problems. The ongoing research project is being funded by the National Institutes of Health. ...
By Amelia Whittaker/Liberty University News Service
7.18.2017
Liberty University will showcase nearly $200 million worth of recent athletic facility upgrades to thousands of youth and adult participants, and thousands more spectators, for the 2017 Virginia Commonwealth Games’ Main Games Weekend starting this Friday. ...
By Ted Allen/Liberty University News Service
7.13.2017
Prospective college students and families from Virginia are invited to tour the Liberty University campus and attend special information sessions on admissions, financial aid, and academic programs during Virginia Private College Week, July 24-29. ...
Liberty University News Service
7.11.2017
Only a few years after taking a leap of faith to enter the realm of filmmaking, Liberty alumnus Joshua Sheik won best director at the 2017 International Christian Film Festival for his work on "Worth Fighting For." ...
By Amelia Whittaker/Liberty University News Service
7.8.2017
Liberty University alumnus and NFL free agent Rashad Jennings hosted more than 500 local children at his annual Camp 180 on Liberty's campus. ...
By Drew Menard/Liberty University News Service
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