Open dorms once a month. Everything you need to know about the recent Liberty University campus changes

From adding blue jeans to Liberty’s dress code in 2004 to open dorms scheduled once a month in 2020, Liberty’s Student Government Association (SGA) continues to pass legislation through the administration that many thought would never be possible.  On Feb. 12, more legislation was passed as members of SGA gathered around President Falwell’s desk to watch him sign into action […]

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TRBC Ascent College Ministry hosts its own End It movement event to combat sex trafficking

Students with hands stamped with a red “X” advocated for ending sex trafficking around campus Thursday, Feb. 13. That evening they gathered at Thomas Road Baptist Church to learn about, worship and pray against sex trafficking with the End It movement. The purpose of the event was to bring awareness to Feb. 13, globally recognized as a day to “Shine […]

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Liberty University Psychology professors pitch new Psy.D. to prospective students

For some psychologists’ patients, therapy can only help so much. Some patients’ bodies need antidepressants, antipsychotics or other medications to be able function well mentally, but not all psychologists have the authority to write medical prescriptions. If a psychologist wants to be able to help their patients in this way, they may need to step up their degree to become […]

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2019 Survey ranks Liberty University 68th in the U.S. in endowment

Liberty University’s endowments rose to $1.6 billion in 2019, now ranking 68th in the country for endowments, according to a recent survey by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Endowments, which include any donations of money or property to a non-profit organization (in this case Liberty), made up the majority of Liberty’s investments in 2019, according to […]

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Liberty Students receive honors at the National Association of Teachers of Singing

Liberty University School of Music students competed in the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)  spring conference Feb. 14-15. It was held at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia, taking home several top finishes, allowing them to move on to the regional competition at the University of South Carolina next month.  Dr. Mark Greenawalt, chair for the department […]

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The Student Health and Wellness Center educates students on cardiac health throughout the month of February

Liberty’s Student Health Center and Wellness Initiatives is celebrating love this month by focusing on the heart.  Throughout February, the center is pushing students to be educated about their heart and to stay healthy while also fundraising for the American Heart Walk on April 18. This is in accordance with American Heart Month, which takes place every February.  Dr. Keith […]

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Six Liberty students head to the semi-finalist round for the Fulbright US student grant program

The future is looking bright for six Liberty students who are semi-finalists in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These students submitted essays, letters of recommendation and applications for the chance to receive a grant to study and teach abroad in the country and job of their choosing.  The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides an opportunity for students to travel to […]

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Liberty’s New coordinator takes strides towards a better system for going green by implementing new recycling policies

Although Kelli Maturano has held the recycling coordinator position at Liberty University for only a few months, she has already made changes to the campus recycling program. Maturano received her degree in sustainable development from Appalachian State University. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Virginia and started looking for a job that was related to the environment. The Liberty position […]

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Previewing the Taste of Nations event that will allow students to eat foods from 22 countries

Students will have an opportunity to travel around the world without leaving the Vines Center on Feb. 28 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., at the Taste of Nations event hosted by the International Student Center (ISC) to share diversity in the yummiest way possible.  This will take place during Global Focus Week and will follow the Parade of Nations […]

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School of Business and school of engineering host Nasa administrator to talk to students at convoselect

Liberty’s School of Business and School of Engineering hosted Jim Bridenstine, the 13th administrator for NASA, who shared the future of NASA and the changes being made at Feb. 6’s ConvoSelect.  Bridenstine said NASA is trying to increase access to space while driving cost down. NASA plans to do this through commercializing space. He explained how NASA wants to be […]

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Nasa administrator speaks at Liberty University convocation about the future of space exploration

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine spoke to students at Convocation Friday, Feb. 7, to discuss his Christian beliefs and give insight into the future of United States space and aeronautics technology..  Bridenstine discussed his career history including his time as a Top Gun pilot in the U.S. Navy, serving as a U.S. congressman for Oklahoma and member of the Armed Services […]

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Lynchburg locals express concern about potential flooding of Blackwater Creek

Following the flooding from Thursday, Feb. 6, Lynchburg residents are voicing their concerns about the stability of the 85-year-old College Lake Dam located next to the University of Lynchburg.  Blackwater Creek receives all of its water directly through the dam, which raised questions for local residents about the amount of debris compiling underneath the dam during times of flooding.  “My […]

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Young Americans for Freedom gather to celebrate late president Ronald Reagan’s legacy and 109th birthday

In Tampico, Illinois, on Feb. 6, 1911, a young Nelle Clyde Reagan gave birth to a future U.S. president.  One hundred nine years later, members of Liberty’s Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) gathered for their first meeting of the semester after resurrecting the club this year to celebrate President Ronald Reagan’s birthday.  YAF is under the umbrella of the Young […]

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Autism Speaks u holds event educating LIberty students and faculty on how to assist students on the autism spectrum

Autism Speaks U (ASU) at Liberty University is just one of many clubs that has recently taken steps to vocalize its cause on campus. Before the spring semester began, ASU held an educational seminar for Liberty faculty to learn more about autism and how to better assist students on the autism spectrum. Corrine Hilton, vice president of membership and marketing […]

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