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August 2017

University launches 'We the Champions' project

Training Champions for Christ has been Liberty University’s tagline since its founding in 1971. But what does it mean to be a champion? ...

8.31.2017 | | Read More

Flames Football starts transition to FBS level Saturday at Baylor

For the fifth time in Liberty University Head Coach Turner Gill’s six seasons at the helm, the Flames will open their season against an FBS opponent when they challenge the Bears in Waco, Texas. ...

8.31.2017 | | Read More

NASCAR celebs help students start semester on the right track

A NASCAR star-studded Convocation, including legendary racer Jeff Gordon and up-and-coming star and LU sophomore William Byron, set the stage for the 2017-18 school year. ...

8.30.2017 | | Read More

‘Extraordinary’ to become first-ever student-driven feature film to release nationwide

"Extraordinary," produced by the Liberty University Cinematic Arts, Zaki Gordon Center and Working Title Agency, will release in more than 400 select theaters nationwide, including in Lynchburg, Va., for a one-night premiere through Fathom Events on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. ...

8.29.2017 | | Read More

LU Send Now team to be dispatched to southeast Texas for hurricane relief

Liberty University LU Send Now disaster relief initiative will dispatch a team to Victoria, Texas, this weekend to assist residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. ...

8.29.2017 | Read More

NASCAR drivers Jeff Gordon, William Byron to kick off fall Convocation schedule

With a new school year beginning at Liberty University this week, the first Convocation is planned for Wednesday, starting at 2 p.m. in the Vines Center. ...

8.28.2017 | Read More

Vertical, Elevation Worship help Liberty Worship Collective prepare for ministry

Members of Vertical Worship and Elevation Worship, nationally known church songwriters and worship bands, helped lead a week of training for the Liberty Worship Collective as it prepares for another year of ministering on campus and across the nation. ...

8.25.2017 | Read More

Miss Virginia Pageant coming to Liberty University in 2018

Organizers of the Miss Virginia pageant – held in Roanoke for the past 64 years – celebrated its move to Liberty University in a press conference on campus on Thursday. ...

8.24.2017 | Read More

Campus buzzing with new life as record numbers pour in for Welcome Week

More than 4,500 new faces are studying on campus this year, bumping the residential population to approximately 15,200 students, a university record. ...

8.24.2017 | | Read More

Liberty community takes part in historical eclipse with viewing party

On Monday, Liberty University’s DeMoss Hall rooftop patio was transformed into a viewing station on the frontlines of history as students, faculty, staff, and members of the Lynchburg community came out to see the Great American Eclipse. ...

8.21.2017 | | Read More

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