Liberty receives Courts Redford Award

Liberty University received the Courts Redford Award for Excellence in Student Missionary Deployment for sending out student interns over the summer of 2010. This is the fourth year in a row Liberty has been honored with this distinction. The award is annually presented in honor of Courts Redford who served the Southern Baptist Convention’s Home Mission Board for 21 years, […]

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School earns AA bond rating

Liberty University sold $120 million worth of tax-exempt education facilities bonds on Tuesday, which will allow the university to usher in a new era of growth and development. Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. and a contingent of Liberty officials traveled to New York City for the sale and pricing of the bonds at its initial public bond offering. Liberty benefits from […]

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Driving impaired

Texting while operating a vehicle equals drunk driving Many teenagers use their thumbs nowadays to make plans with their friends on a Friday night.  Since its debut in 1989, texting has become a phenomenon across the United States. According to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, over 1.6 trillion text messages were sent per day in 2009. The key selling point […]

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Gov. seeks $50M in higher education

Governor Bob McDonnell proposed spending $50 million on a wide-range of higher education initiatives Friday. McDonnell announced the investment plan during the governor’s Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment meeting at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, according to a news release. “We must reverse the trend of disinvestment in higher education,” McDonnell said in the news release. “We […]

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Nursing professor honored for service

There have been many individuals who have left behind a legacy at Liberty University. These individuals are recognized and honored for their sacrifice, friendship and dedication to the university. Dr. Hila Spear is being recognized as one of these individuals. She has been honored with receiving the prestigious award of Professor Emeritus, an award which recognizes Spear for her long […]

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Next Steps

Twice a year approximately 40 missionaries come together with 40 committed-to-missions Liberty students for a weekend retreat. Next Steps is an invitation only event designed for students who are already committed to going into long-term or full-time missions, according to student worker and former Next Steps attendee Kaitlin Sones. “The goal of the weekend is to help those students understand […]

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Government students flex their courtroom skills

Both Moot Court, mock trial teams of the Helms School of Governemnt (HOSG) placed, with one at a close second, in a new tournament held at Mercer University’s School of Law in Georgia. According to Coach and Professor Scott Thompson, this was Liberty University’s first tournament of the competition year. The tournament ran Nov. 13-14. The team of Hannah Reichel […]

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Seminary Update

The Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Graduate School released an update on Nov. 10 that illustrated substantial growth in the Center for Ministry Training (CMT). The CMT is the dynamic hub of recruiting, training and sending pastors, church planters and missionaries that are impacting the world for Jesus Christ from Lynchburg, Va, according to the CMT website. This year, 30 […]

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Helms’ school of government works to eliminate human trafficking

Assistant professor in the Helms School of Government and Director of the Pre-Law Society Dr. Michelle Crawford Rickert, is starting her own non-profit organization, the Virginia Coalition Against Human Trafficking. The coalition, which has been in the works for more than a year, will be based in Lynchburg, Va. It will unite anti-trafficking organizations such as Not For Sale, Free […]

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The dangers of hiking: How to stay safe

The Virginian wilderness has become a recreational playground for adventure seekers, but in an instant that playground can become a prison. Visitors and residents use Virginia’s landscape for camping, hiking, canoeing and multiple other activities.  Central Virginia alone offers an abundance of hiking trails and camping sites.  The Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park, Panther Falls, Appalachian Trail and Devils […]

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