Jerry Falwell invited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Convocation after heated Twitter interaction

After a Twitter back-and-forth Tuesday, March 5, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell invited U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) to share her political views at Convocation. The Twitter altercation began when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a video of Jerry Falwell in December 2015, attributing the quote and video to CPAC 2019 in DC. More heat was thrown on the fire when Vic Berger […]

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Liberty University brings in veterans and political speakers for conference

Actor Gary Sinise, who played Lieutenant Dan in “Forrest Gump,” fought back tears as he expressed his gratitude for veterans and active military during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 1 in the Vines Center at Liberty University. “God bless our service members,” Sinise said after a long pause. “We could never do enough for the men and women […]

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The Health Center raises awareness during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

At some point in their lives, 20 million women and 10 million men in America will struggle with an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Dr. Keith Anderson, the executive director of Student Health and Wellness Initiatives at Liberty University, and his team know that eating disorders are a national epidemic. They worked to provide students […]

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Liberty’s office of equity and inclusion hosts Leadership Excellence and Academic Development (LEAD) seminar, Mar 2

Students involved in the Leadership Excellence and Academic Development (LEAD) Fellowship discussed career, culture and work ethic during a monthly seminar hosted by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, March 2, in the Hancock Welcome Center.  “You get to meet other students who might have similar cultures and interests,” David Li, a freshman at Liberty, said. “There are several activities […]

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Liberty University Student Government Organization’s (SGA) A Night to Remember gala raises money for ReMade Campaign

Student Government Organization’s (SGA) A Night to Remember gala Monday, Feb. 25, raised over $1,600 for the ReMade Campaign, a local nonprofit that raises awareness of human trafficking and offers resources for victims of sexual exploitation.  The gala not only provided Liberty students an exciting evening at the Snowflex Lodge, but it also offered a way to contribute to a […]

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January accident raises safety concerns

On the evening of Jan. 20, two female students walked through a poorly-lit crosswalk on Liberty University’s campus, which crosses the U.S. Route 460 on-ramp. They were hit by a vehicle turning onto the ramp, resulting in both students being hospitalized for treatment of minor injuries.  Due to increasing foot traffic by students, crosswalk safety is a concern for both […]

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National Survey of Student Engagement to help Liberty continue to improve its programs

Liberty University seniors and first-year students have a chance to win one of 70 prizes by completing the National Survey of Student Engagement, which helps Liberty continue to improve its programs.  The survey is open to first-year students and seniors earning a bachelor’s degree. Students who complete the survey by March 11 will be entered in a prize drawing, which […]

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Lynchburg Visitors Center renovations to create a space for residents and guests to connect with the city

The city of Lynchburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism is renovating the Visitors Center located on the corner of 12th and Church Streets, with the intent of creating a space for both Lynchburg residents and visitors to connect with the city. “It’s a cool little building,” Anna Bentson, the assistant director of Economic Development and Tourism, said. “We’re restoring […]

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Breaking News: Vice President Mike Pence coming to Commencement

Mike Pence will return to Liberty University as the keynote speaker for Liberty’s 46th Commencement Saturday, May 11. “It is my honor to accept the invitation to be your 2019 Commencement speaker at Liberty University on Saturday, May 11,” Pence said. Pence currently serves as the 48th vice president of the United States with President Donald Trump. He previously served […]

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Liberty University to host Conservative Political Action Conference March 1

The Conservative Political Action Conference will pack out venues across the country, including the Vines Center, March 1 to honor American heroes, including veterans, current military and first-responders.  “The very best part of Liberty University is its dedication to serving others. Liberty prides itself in honoring and serving our nation’s heroes both locally and nationally,” Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. […]

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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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