Assessment Day will help Liberty make beneficial changes to departments

Liberty University’s Assessment Day, April 3, 2019, will give students the opportunity to share feedback on their experiences with various Liberty departments. To encourage participation, Convocation and most classes are canceled, except for some labs, classes that meet only on Wednesdays and some graduate courses. In the morning, students will be selected to participate in activities with their academic departments, […]

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Citizen’s Police Academy offers residents opportunity to learn about LPD

While many Liberty University students basked on beaches over spring break, 29 Lynchburg residents began a six-week journey with Lynchburg Police Department’s (LPD) Citizen’s Police Academy. The academy takes place at the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy on Church Street in downtown Lynchburg. Instructors cover a variety of topics, including traffic safety, use of force and citizen’s rights, among others.  […]

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Liberty G5 partners with Christar International to serve refugees in Europe

As part of Liberty University’s G5 initiative, nearly 100 students traveled with LU Send to North Africa and Spain over spring break. Students went with the mission to serve and bring hope to the refugees who flood into southern Spain every day.  Refugees are pouring into Europe via roundabout paths, wanting to escape the imprisoning situations of their homelands in […]

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Monument Terrace Troop Rally and Veterans and Athletes United partnered to bring a memorial for 900th meeting

 For the 900th meeting, the Monument Terrace Troop Rally partnered with Veterans and Athletes United to bring a memorial created with dog tags engraved with the names of Army members who died in combat to Monument Terrace.  The monument fills with veterans sporting leather jackets, accompanied by their families, motorcycles, flags and the never missing sign “honk if you support […]

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Student-run web series “After Curfew” launches third season with new cast

After a semester off for leadership transitions, “After Curfew,” a student-run, Saturday Night Live-style comedy show, is back with new faces, new content and a whole lot of laughs. Season three’s first episode was produced by a mostly-new cast and crew, with showrunner Jacob Harding and five other members returning from the previous season. The first episode featured videos and […]

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Liberty Music Group, LU’s music label, is finding the best Christian musicians

In 2016, Liberty University purchased the worship music label Red Tie Music from Thomas Road Baptist Church and changed the name to Liberty Music Group (LMG).   Along with the acquisition came Lorie Marsh, LMG’s administrator of operations and a driving force behind the growing label’s success. Lorie Marsh is also married to Don Marsh, an associate professor of commercial […]

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Young Americans for Liberty hosts event with guest U.S. Representative Denver Riggleman

U.S. Representative Denver Riggleman, (VA-5), shared his story of going from a small business owner to a congressman to Liberty students March 20. Young Americans for Liberty hosted the meeting in the Jerry Falwell Library. Clubs like Lifeline, College Republicans and Students at Liberty for Gun Rights attended.  Riggleman focused on his life story and how he became a U.S. […]

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2018-2019 MacArthur Award goes to LU for the third time

Liberty University and the University of Virginia’s (UVA) joint Army Reserve Officer Training (ROTC) program received the MacArthur Award for the third time in seven years.   “The honor is a testament to the dedication, patriotism and enduring support from Liberty, the cadets and cadre,” Major Jason Winkelmann, the Liberty Army ROTC officer in charge, said. The MacArthur Award honors […]

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SGA election season to take place April 15-17, on-campus scooters update

Liberty University’s Student Government Association (SGA) had the greatest voter turnout in Liberty history during the student body president and vice president elections for the 2018-19 school year, with more than 6,000 students casting votes, according to SGA.  The candidates running during this years’ campaign season anticipate nothing less than another exciting election week, which will take place April 15-17.  […]

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Liberty University’s Dean of the School of Business and former US Representative appears on national television series, “Town Hall: Your Voice Your Future”

Dr. Dave Brat, Liberty University’s dean of the School of Business and former US representative, discussed the opioid epidemic during Political Commentator Eric Bolling’s “Town Hall: Your Voice Your Future” session at the University of Maryland, March 14, to a national television audience. Thursday’s Town Hall was the 9th of 14 sessions to raise awareness of the national opioid crisis, […]

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Liberty University students organize a #MeToo and LGBTQ+ demonstration on Liberty’s campus in response to comments made at CPAC

Between 20-30 Liberty University students organized a #MeToo and LGBTQ+ demonstration on Liberty’s campus March 6 in response to comments made by President Jerry Falwell Jr., Becki Falwell and Donald Trump Jr. at CPAC March 1.  Some Liberty students and members of the community believe these comments to be transphobic and offensive to sexual assault victims. While some protested the […]

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