BREAKING: Liberty University history professor presented with Lynchburg “Top Teachers for 2020” award

This past Monday, a Liberty University history professor was taken by surprise when her class was interrupted for a random announcement. Little did she know, the announcement was meant for her. She was about to be recognized as one of Lynchburg’s top teachers for 2020. Donna Donald has been teaching at Liberty’s history department for several years, and she had […]

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What is the Falkirk Center? Liberty University joins Charlie Kirk to create a new kind of think tank to promote faith and liberty on college campuses

On Nov. 30, 2019, Liberty University announced its partnership with political activist Charlie Kirk with the creation of the Falkirk Center, a modern think tank set to renew and defend God-given freedoms and Christian principles throughout American politics and culture.  Although the center is not a traditional think tank according to Executive Director Ryan Helfenbein, the Falkirk Center strives to […]

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Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., shares stories about her uncle and her involvement in the pro-life movement at Convocation

Liberty University hosted author and activist Dr. Alveda King at Convocation Friday, Jan. 17, to discuss a range of topics including civil disobedience, rights for the unborn and her family’s legacy.  The niece of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King discussed her journey from having multiple abortions and voting as a Democrat for decades, to eventually being […]

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Lynchburg City Council shoots down sanctuary city, denies motion to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary

Lynchburg was the most recent city in Virginia to consider becoming a Second Amendment Sanctuary City, as the City Council met Tuesday, Jan. 14, to vote on the matter. At the end of a six-hour city public hearing, Lynchburg City Council voted 5-2 against becoming a Second Amendment sanctuary, according to WSET.  In response to the recent proposals by the […]

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U.S. Senate hopeful Daniel Gade hosts meet-and-greet at Lynchburg restaurant

Friends, supporters and interested voters gathered at Lynchburg’s JoJo’s Pizza the evening of Jan. 14 for an opportunity to meet U.S. Senate candidate, Daniel Gade.  Gade, an army veteran, spoke on the importance of Republicans taking back the majority in Virginia and stressed his support of Second Amendment sanctuary cities just hours before Gade attended the Lynchburg City Council meeting […]

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Liberty hosts Convocation panel to introduce the Falkirk Center

The spring semester Convocation season kicked off with a panel spotlighting the new Falkirk Center, a political think tank co-founded by Liberty University president, Jerry Falwell Jr. and founder and CEO of Turning Point USA (TPUSA), Charlie Kirk.  On Wednesday Jan. 15, the Vines Center stage was packed with political influencers, aiming to promote the integration of faith and liberty […]

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Amidst tensions with Iran, School of Divinity returns from Israel enriched both spiritually and academically

School of Divinity students and faculty members arrived back in Lynchburg Tuesday, Jan. 14, after an “Academic and Spiritual Enrichment” trip to Israel.   The group consisted of 81 students and faculty members, including both residential and Liberty Online students, many of whom went on a $2,000 scholarship from the Keesee Foundation to go towards covering the cost of the […]

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LU Serve sends its winter G5 trip to its country of focus, Colombia, for 10 days

LU Serve put its motto “Touch, Engage, Go” into practice this month with the Winter G5 Colombia trip. As this year’s country of focus for the G5 campaign, Colombia is a strategic oppurtunity in South America with the Venezuelan crisis nearby. In the last few years,  1.4 million Venezuelans have taken refuge within Colombia alone, according to UN News. LU […]

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Trump Jr. ‘Triggered’: Convocation panelists discuss new book, politics

Liberty University welcomed Donald Trump Jr. to Convocation Nov. 13 to participate in a panel with other notable conservative influencers, including TV news personality Kimberly Guilfoyle and Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. led the discussion and was joined by his wife, Becki Falwell, and Liberty Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development David Nasser. […]

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Student Kaley Brock seeks interest in diplomacy through acceptance into the Peace Corps

After growing up overseas, one Liberty student plans to carry out her diplomatic career by joining the Peace Corps following graduation in May 2020.  Born in Venezuela to missionary parents, Kaley Brock spent her childhood living in Venezuela, Peru and the United States. Brock completed high school through Liberty University Online Academy and Liberty University’s dual-enrollment program. After graduating, she […]

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The Office of Military Affairs continues to invests in veteran students with the new Veterans Center

Liberty University’s Veterans Center has changed in not only location, but size and efficiency. Nov. 13 marked the opening of the new Veterans Center located on the second floor of Montview Student Union moving from its previous location on the third floor. The change has tripled the size of the center and added new additions, including a kitchen, conference room […]

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Center for Law and Government hosts former congressman Bob Goodlatte

With the impeachment inquiry stirring in Washington, D.C., Liberty’s Center for Law and Government brought in an expert on the matter, hoping to better understand the current impeachment process happening in the U.S. Bob Goodlatte, former U.S. congressmen of Virginia’s 6th district, sat down with Robert Hurt, dean of the Helm’s School of Government Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Liberty […]

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Liberty Campus Construction Update: What students can expect to see changed once they return from break

Liberty students look forward to going home for Christmas break, but they can also look forward to returning to a renovated and improved campus after the holidays.  Construction on campus will continue to make progress over break.  Daniel Deter, vice president of major construction on the Planning & Construction team at Liberty said the Liberty Arena and the 2,200-space parking […]

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