Liberty’s only Catholic club works to bring community and clarify misconceptions

Although Liberty University was founded by a Baptist pastor, Liberty’s religious diversity continues to grow with the size of the school every year, including the Catholic student population.  Three years ago, a new club application was sent to the Student Government Association clubs director, looking for approval for the school’s first Catholic club. After two years, the club was admitted […]

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Associate Athletics Director Bob Good leaves Liberty to focus on campaign for Virginia 5th District congressman

Liberty University lost its Senior Associate Athletics Director and Flames Club Executive Director Bob Good as he stepped down and enters the campaign trail to run for the Republican nomination for Virginia’s 5th District congressional seat.  Prior to resigning, Good served on Liberty’s senior staff for 14 years, helping Liberty’s athletic department bring in proper funding and donations for future […]

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Professor Marcus Ross hosts the first Creation and Design lecture series

Liberty University students have the opportunity to experience an intersection between faith and science during a “Creation and Design” lecture series, offered in four parts this semester.  The series is put on by Dr. Marcus Ross, geology professor, paleontologist and the director of Liberty’s Center for Creation Studies.  Ross has been passionate about the sciences since he realized his interest […]

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$10 million grant allows Liberty and Virginia Tech to work together to improve smart car and smart drone communications

With smart car technology on the rise, Liberty University is stepping forward to develop programs to help make smart cars safer. Liberty will work closely with Virginia Tech in a collaborative effort of each school’s unique specialties. Both schools were awarded the Virginia Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Grant to help with the process. The $10 million grant was split among schools […]

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An inside look at the new Bloomberg Terminals in the School of Business that grant students hands-on access

In Liberty University’s School of Business building, students looking for a career in business have gained access to more resources to prepare them for their professional careers. The Bloomberg Terminals are one of the many new resources that equip the School of Business. The Bloomberg service is one of the most used and highly regarded systems for the financial marketplace, […]

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The 9th annual Arctic 5K hosted by Campus Recreation challenges participants

The 9th Annual Arctic 5K was held Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center, beginning at 9 a.m. “It’s a really great event for Liberty students who want to do something that kind of feels like you’re involved with the community,” Director of Outdoor Recreation Michael Ellsworth said. “There’s a really great trail-running community in our area, specifically […]

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Liberty’s Turning Point USA chapter is hopeful for their second semester

The fall 2019 semester was Turning Point USA’s debut on campus. The club focused on planning, organizing and establishing the club, but it is hitting the ground running with speakers and events this spring.  The TPUSA chapter at Liberty kicked off the semester with its first meeting Thursday, Jan. 30, when the leadership announced the lineup of speakers they will […]

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Politics get personal: Virginia congressmen and Lynchburg’s 6th district chair speak to students

The College Republicans at Liberty University hosted a special event Monday, Jan. 20, with U.S. Congressmen Denver Riggleman and Ben Cline and Lynchburg’s 6th District Chair Jennifer Brown to speak on how they got their start in the political sphere. The event was different than a regular College Republican events. Instead of speaking about today’s political climate, the politicians discussed […]

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Student Life works on engaging commuter students throughout the semester

Liberty University’s Commuter Student Life is offers several opportunities for commuters to connect with peers and participate in campus culture this semester.  “Recognition for commuter students has definitely grown and changed and is continuing to (grow),” associate director of Commuter Student Life Christen Gery said. “Commuters make up almost half of our residential student body, that deserves a lot of […]

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The Helms School of Government names Professor Ben Rathsam as pre-law director

Liberty University welcomed a new pre-law director into the Helms School of Government. The school named pre-law Director Professor Ben Rathsam to replace Dr. Tony Robertson, who is now the online dean for undergraduate law studies.  Professor Rathsam joined Liberty in January. Rathsam graduated in 2013 from the Helms School of Government with a criminal justice degree and went to […]

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LU construction impacts Lynchburg’s 2020 high school graduations

Lynchburg high schools will not host graduation ceremonies in the Vines Center this summer due to construction on the 30-year-old arena’s new roof, targeted for completion before the fall 2020 semester.  Liberty University announced its plans to build a new roof for the Vines Center, effectively ending plans for area high schools to hold any events there this May/June. Liberty […]

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A Liberty club of student engineers helps those in need in Venezuela and Cambodia

As the chaos in Venezuela continues to erupt, members of Luz del Neundo Evangelical Church seek refuge in a building with limited accessibility to power. On the other side of the world, 20 children rescued from sex-trafficking live on an orphanage houseboat in Cambodia with no access to clean water.  Every time a strike occurs at powerplants in Venezuela, the […]

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