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July 2017

LUCOM's Class of 2021 gives back with annual Service Day

A day before their White Coat Ceremony, the Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2021 donned gym shorts and white t-shirts as they hosted LUCOM Service Day for 120 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg and Jubilee Family Center. ...

7.28.2017 | | Read More

Liberty becomes Virginia’s first Purple Heart University

Liberty University was recently designated as a Purple Heart University, making it the first college or university in Virginia to receive the honor from the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) in recognition of a university’s support of military members, including veterans and their families. ...

7.27.2017 | Read More

Professor’s emphasis on community outreach leads to honor society award

When Liberty University senior Chandler Alder had the chance to nominate School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Kristina DeWitt for the 2016-17 Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Southeast Regional Chapter Counselor Award, Alder didn’t hesitate. ...

7.25.2017 | Read More

Cinematic Arts grads land jobs on films starring successful actors, actresses

Graduates of Liberty University’s Cinematic Arts, Zaki Gordon Center are working their way up in the industry, landing enviable jobs on feature films with some recognizable names in the credits. ...

7.24.2017 | Read More

Powerlifting records set at Commonwealth Games competition

More than 20 United States Powerlifting Association state and national records were set in Saturday’s Virginia Commonwealth Games powerlifting competition, held in front of a packed weight room in Liberty University’s Football Operations Center. ...

7.23.2017 | Read More

Second-year LU student races to another NASCAR Xfinity Series win

Liberty University student William Byron is now the youngest NASCAR driver to win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Xfinity Series rookie phenom raced to his third win of the season. ...

7.22.2017 | | Read More

Let the Commonwealth Games Begin: Opening Ceremonies spark athletes into action

The Olympic spirit was alive and well in Liberty University’s Vines Center on Friday night as thousands of sports fans and competitors participated in the Opening Ceremonies for the 28th annual Virginia Commonwealth Games’ Main Events Weekend. ...

7.22.2017 | Read More

Upcoming theater season balances large-scale and intimate shows

Liberty University’s upcoming theater season brings an eclectic showcase like never before. ...

7.20.2017 | Read More

Liberty alumna killed in Arizona plane crash

Liberty University is mourning the loss of alumna Krista (Evers) Buchanan (’16), 22, of Phoenix, Ariz., who was killed in a plane crash on Monday evening in Mesa, Ariz., according to news reports. ...

7.20.2017 | Read More

Congressional leaders meet with Liberty students, alumni in Washington, D.C.

Despite a busy day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a U.S. senator and several congressional leaders took time to speak to more than 50 Liberty University students, alumni, faculty, and staff during a reception held in the Cannon House Office Building. ...

7.19.2017 | | Read More

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