Liberty’s Annual “Serve Lynchburg” Outreach Assists Over 80 Organizations

Nearly 1,500 students joined community partners from April 16-17, assisting 84 organizations with the goal of serving them and their needs during the Serve Lynchburg initiative.  The annual event uses the hands of Liberty students, faculty, staff and residents of Lynchburg to help the community in a multitude of ways and actions. Although this year included safety measures including masks […]

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Liberty Graduate Student Will Assist In Global Vision 2020 Efforts To Distribute Eyewear

Liberty graduate student Lance Putnam will oversee the U-See vision project initiated by Global Vision 2020 this summer in Malawi, distributing eyeglasses to those without access to optometric care while creating jobs for fulfilling his practicum.  Putnam and his wife Jenifer will head to Malawi this summer with 5,500 eyeglasses to distribute to refugees, connecting with other denominations and the […]

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President’s Post: The Constance Of Christ

Climate is the biggest difference between Alaska and Virginia. While I miss the long, cold hunting seasons back home in Alaska, there’s something tranquil about the full four-season weather cycle that Lynchburg, Va. beautifully displays. Given Virginia’s central coastal location, we get to experience the rhythms of each season as they ebb and flow.    The concept of changing seasons […]

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Former DOJ Counselor And Liberty Alumni Visits Lynchburg To LEcture Students

Students in Dr. Marie Mallory’s Public Speaking class listened intently to their guest speaker on Friday as she spoke on her time at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Kerri Kupec served as Counselor to Attorney General Bill Barr as well as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the DOJ during the Trump Administration. Kupec, a New York native, graduated […]

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Answers Unearthed Regarding Spark’s Dissappearence

Outside of Williams Stadium a statue of Liberty’s Mascot stood tall, offering a salute to passersby. Many students and visitors frequently visited the eagle, a popular photo-op on campus.  In recent weeks, however, only Sparky’s feet remain, begging the question: what happened to Sparky?  Several students and staff theorized about renovations or simply a removal of the beloved statue. Some […]

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Freedom 4/24 Will Host Annual 5k Race To Raise Awareness For Sex Trafficking Victims

The annual Run 4 Their Lives 5K hosted by the non-profit Freedom 4/24 will take place at the end of the month. This event  aims to raise awareness of human trafficking, and fundraise for prevention efforts and restoration houses for victims. “Our mission is to prevent and end sexual exploitation and trafficking locally and globally,” Programs Manager Rachael Smith said. […]

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Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr. Over Alleged Contract Breach

Liberty University filed a lawsuit against former university president Jerry Falwell Jr. alleging he breached his contract.  The lawsuit claims that Falwell withheld information that could have been potentially damaging for the university while negotiating his new contract with the board under false pretenses in 2019. The suit was filed on Thursday April 15 as the Board of Trustees were […]

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Faith-Based Business Leaders And Government Officials Participate In Equity For Africa Summit

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kicked off the first Equity for Africa summit Tuesday April 13, highlighting the summit’s focus on faith-based principles and economic growth for Africa.  The three-day summit hosted by Liberty University’s School of Business and Standing for Freedom Center welcomed major business, government and faith leaders from the U.S. and Africa to Liberty’s campus […]

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Graduates Look Forward To Commencement Ceremonies For Individual Departments

Seniors and last year’s 2020 graduates will walk the stage to receive their diploma at the close of the semester.  Commencement Degree Presentation ceremonies will begin Tuesday, May 11 and run through Saturday, May 15, and each school will host its own event.  The Main Commencement ceremony celebrating the graduates will be streamed virtually Saturday at 7 p.m.  This year […]

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Outdoor Adventures Program Hosts Overnight Whitewater Rafting Event

The overnight whitewater rafting trip led by the Outdoor Adventure program took students to catch the rapids on the New River April 16.   Alpine Ministries provided the guides for the rafting experience on the West Virginia river. Liberty students traveled by bus to West Virginia Friday night and stayed at Appalachian Bible College.  On Saturday, guides took students rafting […]

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Liberty’s School Of Music Hosts 14th Annual Night Of Worship

Students from Liberty’s School of Music took the stage leading their peers in worship at Thomas Road Baptist Church on April 18, continuing the university’s worship night tradition. The School of Music has hosted the student-led worship night at TRBC for the last 14 years. The students that participated included a group from LU Praise, worship choirs, different bands and […]

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