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May 2017

Athletics Hall of Fame announces five-member Class of 2017

Liberty University's ninth annual class includes Sam Chelanga (men’s cross country/track & field), Julius Nwosu (men’s basketball), Katie (Phillips) Bigham (softball), Richard Shelton (football), and Dave Williams, who retired in April from a career as a strength & conditioning coach. ...

5.31.2017 | Read More

Class of 2017 sees first graduates from new degree programs

Several members of Liberty University’s Class of 2017 had the honor of becoming the first graduates to receive degrees from the university’s newest academic programs. ...

5.26.2017 | Read More

Original dramedy ‘Stand Partners’ christens new Box Theater

Liberty University’s new Box Theater will be unveiled this week as the Department of Theatre Arts showcases the winner of its inaugural playwriting competition, “Stand Partners” by Sean Gaffney. ...

5.25.2017 | Read More

LU alumnus Rashad Jennings wins 'Dancing with the Stars'

Former Liberty University star football player and NFL free agent Rashad Jennings ('09) was declared the winner of ABC'S 'Dancing with the Stars' season 24 on Tuesday night. ...

5.24.2017 | | Read More

UPDATE: Debate Team sweeps all three national tournament titles

Liberty University’s Debate Team finished atop the final rankings of all three national debate tournaments for the eighth time, sweeping the American Debate Association (ADA), the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA), and the National Debate Tournament (NDT). ...

5.23.2017 | Read More

UPDATE: Purchase finalized for Bedford County research campus

Liberty University has now purchased the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) building in Bedford County. The CAER will become the new home of Liberty’s School of Engineering & Computational Sciences, starting in 2019. ...

5.23.2017 | Read More

Persistence and online program help military graduate reach her goals

Fifteen years ago, Oneika Brown set two goals to achieve before the end of her career in the U.S. Air Force. A few weeks ago, she was able to cross off earning her master's degree in marriage and family counseling. ...

5.22.2017 | Read More

‘Dancing with the Stars’ watch party planned to support Rashad Jennings

Liberty University will be hosting a watch party of the “Dancing with the Stars” (DWTS) season finale, in which former Flames star and current NFL free agent running back Rashad Jennings will be contending for the Mirror Ball Trophy on Tuesday night. ...

5.22.2017 | Read More

Liberty flight team named outstanding overall program at nationals

The Liberty University School of Aeronautics NIFA Flight Team was awarded the prestigious Loening Trophy at the conclusion of the 2017 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) National SAFECON competition May 9-14. ...

5.19.2017 | Read More

LEGO enthusiast stacks up his achievements as youngest graduate at Commencement

At 17, Greyson Beights was the youngest graduate at Liberty University’s 44th Commencement. Earning a Bachelor of Science in History at a young age is only one of Beights’ accomplishments. He is already a published author and successful entrepreneur. ...

5.18.2017 | Read More

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