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Spring 2012


Spring 2012
Liberty University Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell, Jr. said the 40-year-old school serves as a pivotal factor in the financial growth and health of Central Virginia’s retail, construction and real estate markets.
By Ron Brown
Spring 2012
In the last few months, the Liberty University community has lost some of its champions. Liberty continues to lift the families of these men and women up in prayer.
Liberty University News Service
Spring 2012
In its tradition of supporting the Christian message in media, Liberty University hosted a special January screening at the School of Law for select students, faculty and university leaders of the new film October Baby from award-winning directors Jon and Andrew Erwin.
By Rachel Pickle
Spring 2012
Liberty University’s new Center for Cinematic Arts was launched this spring, with courses in screenwriting, motion picture directing and cinematography.
By Mitzi Bible
Spring 2012
Turner Gill, 49, was named Liberty University’s new head football coach in December 2011.
Liberty University Athletics
Spring 2012
After a decade of financial prosperity, Liberty University is embarking on a quarter of a billion dollar makeover of its core academic campus.
By Ron Brown
Spring 2012
The comprehensive plan of new construction and renovation under way at Liberty University requires equally solid financial planning. After careful consideration and with construction costs at historical lows, the administration decided to issue bonds to fund the expansion.
By Christi Gee
Spring 2012
Liberty University has taken its first step toward establishing its new School of Osteopathic Medicine by hiring a dean who has years of experience practicing medicine as well as navigating all the procedures necessary to build a fully accredited school of medicine.
By Ron Brown
Spring 2012
Student voters are already having a positive impact on Liberty University’s future.Since students started voting locally, university representatives have found that local government officials seem more responsive to local issues that could impact students.
By Ron Brown
Spring 2012
Liberty University School of Aeronautics students now have their own campus. It was the vision of Dean Dave Young just two years ago, when the university looked to expand its aviation facilities after purchasing a charter aviation jet center at Lynchburg Regional Airport, just five minutes from Liberty’s main campus.
By Mitzi Bible & Olivia Witherite
Spring 2012
Liberty University's NCAA Division I and club sports programs had many successes throughout their seasons and are looking ahead to future events.
Liberty University News Service
Spring 2012
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Liberty University News Service
Spring 2012
Terry Falwell is the community liaison at the Visitor's Center and one of the Flames' biggest fans. ...
Olivia Witherite
Spring 2012
Jennifer Barrick, a 20-year-old Women’s Ministry major, has had the opportunity to share her testimony of God’s grace in her life at Liberty and around the country. ...
By Bethany Pico & Mitzi Bible
Spring 2012
I will never forget the words from the doctor, “I am sorry but your daughter has Cerebral Palsy.” In that moment there was a sense of fear and even anger. ...
By David Wheeler
Spring 2012
Sixty and counting. That’s the number of years Wallace and Eleanor Turnbull have served the Lord as missionaries in Haiti, making a huge impact on what has traditionally been called the poorest country in the Americas. ...
By Mitzi Bible
Spring 2012
Flying your family airplane is not the typical way a student gets to college for the first time. Then again, much of missionary pilot Jeff Burnham’s life may seem atypical.Burnham first heard of Liberty University from his mother, Gracia Burnham.
By Mitzi Bible & Olivia Witherite
Spring 2012
Perhaps, never before in Christian history has the completion of the Great Commission been more achievable than it is today. ...
By Johnnie Moore