Liberty University’s professional counseling program gets accredited

Liberty University’s online master’s program for professional counseling was accredited this month by the Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), an organization responsible for recognizing almost 900 schools across the nation that meet their standards of excellence.   “In the counseling world, this CACREP organization is the gold standard for accreditations,” Knapp said.  According to Knapp, […]

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Nearly 2,100 prospective students visit Liberty University for first 2019 College for a Weekend Feb 21-24

Nearly 2,100 prospective students fought off rainy weather at Liberty University over the weekend, marking the first 2019 College for A Weekend (CFAW) Feb. 21-24.  For Liberty freshman Elisa Sitarz, CFAW was the experience she needed to make the decision to come to Liberty. Sitarz attended CFAW twice as a high school student — once in February 2017 and again […]

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Christian motivational speaker Nick Vujicic shares testimony at Liberty University’s Convocation Feb 22

Christian motivational speaker Nick Vujicic, who was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder resulting in the absence of arms and legs, shared his testimony at the Feb. 22 Convocation. He shared his testimony with Liberty University students about how God has used his life for God’s glory, even when Vujicic did not know God’s plan. His parents instilled a […]

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School of Government Convo brings in Civil Rights icon and West Point grad

Conversational barriers were brought down and discussion opened up on how to achieve unity in a time of great national divisiveness during Convo Select Feb. 18, hosted by the Helms School of Government.  The theme of the Convo Select was the U.S. motto E Pluribus Unum — out of many, one.  Clarence Henderson, president of the Fredrick Douglass Foundation, and […]

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Liberty Law hosts a court case concerning veteran affairs Feb 21

Law students and professors gathered in Liberty University School of Law’s federal court room to observe a real case involving the Veterans Consortium’s class action suit against the Office of Veterans Affairs (VA). Liberty University’s School of Law hosted the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Feb. 21. Tory Lucas, a professor in the School of Law, believes […]

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Liberty University’s Love Your Melon’s spring initiative to raise awareness of leukemia

Liberty University’s Love Your Melon crew, under new leadership, is looking forward to the “Be the Match” drive happening throughout the spring 2019 semester. The goal of this initiative is to raise awareness of leukemia, the most common form of pediatric cancer.  Jade Walker, a senior majoring in Family and Child Development, was recently appointed to head up the initiative […]

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Liberty University journalism teacher puts together a sports reporting seminar Feb 11-12

Journalism professor Deborah Huff watched her dream of hosting a sports reporting seminar unfold as students gathered in Green Hall Feb. 11-12 to participate in Football & Facebook.  The idea for the seminar surfaced when Huff wrote a paper for her graduate class on social media and how it has shaped the sports reporting field. As part of her paper, […]

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Liberty University United Nations Association hosts first meeting

By 2030, 167 million children worldwide will live in poverty. Liberty students in the Liberty University United Nations Association want to change that.  Around 30 members of LUNA assembled in the Jerry Falwell Library Scholar’s Lounge for its first official meeting Feb. 11 to discuss the topic of poverty.  “I want this club to not only be called the United […]

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Liberty University’s Forensics Speech Team competes in last regional tournament of the season Feb 8-9

The Liberty Forensics Speech Team competed in the last regional tournament of the season at Gaston Day School Feb. 8-9, bringing home 11 individual awards and clinching the third-place spot.  With 84 awards already under their feet, the team has two national tournaments on the schedule for March. Sharpe, Evan Young, Lily Mathes and Kay Wills will be attending the […]

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Liberty University Family and Child Development Association’s makes valentines for children

Over a chocolate fountain, the Liberty University Family and Child Development Association (FACDA) hosted its first meeting of the semester Monday, Feb. 11, and brainstormed ways to partner with a local organization.  The 60 attendees made valentines for children involved with Park View Community Mission, a Lynchburg organization that, according to its website, “works to restore the lives of families […]

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Liberty University starts new student-run television show called “Fuse”

“An entertainment variety show featuring club sports athletes and their lives,” was the pitch that kickstarted Liberty University’s new student-run television show: FUSE.  FUSE began in 2018 when Liberty Flames Sports Network student workers decided they wanted to get more out of their college experience.   “It was time for a student-run show to happen on campus that wasn’t involved […]

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