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September 2017

Sports personalities Sam and Christian Ponder toss out life wisdom in Convocation

A larger-than-usual crowd packed the Vines Center for a Convocation featuring an all-star lineup of sports personalities, including NFL free agent Christian Ponder and his wife, Sam Ponder, a 2009 Liberty alumna and the host of ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown.” ...

9.29.2017 | | Read More

Liberty to host regional research symposium

The Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium (BigSURS) is coming to Liberty University in April 2018, bringing together a number of institutions to showcase student research and scholarship in various fields of study. ...

9.29.2017 | Read More

LU Send Now team headed to Mexico following deadly earthquake

Liberty University’s disaster relief initiative LU Send Now will be sending a team of 10 students and two staff to Morelos, Mexico, on Saturday, Sept. 30, and return Oct. 7. This will be the third trip for LU Send Now this semester, following hurricane relief efforts in Texas and the islands of Antigua and Barbuda. ...

9.28.2017 | Read More

Team Liberty represents university well in local race event

Besides having the largest participation of any area corporation with nearly 600 registrations, Team Liberty won five of the six corporate divisions in the 44th annual Virginia 10 Miler and 4 Miler races in Lynchburg last weekend. ...

9.28.2017 | Read More

Students join We The Champions flag project

Flags blazoned with the words We The Champions have circled their way around Liberty University as students express their school pride on Instagram and declare to the rest of the world what it means to be a Champion for Christ. ...

9.28.2017 | Read More

Jeff Foxworthy brings humor and compassion to the Convocation stage

Liberty University capped off its biannual Global Focus Week Wednesday with a Convocation filled with laughter and compassion as popular stand-up comedian and longtime child sponsorship advocate Jeff Foxworthy made his first visit to the Vines Center. ...

9.27.2017 | | Read More

Ebola outbreak responders host panel and show feature film

As part of Liberty University’s Global Focus Week, approximately 400 students packed out the auditorium in the Center for Natural Sciences for a special showing of the Samaritan’s Purse film “Facing Darkness” on Tuesday night. ...

9.27.2017 | | Read More

UPDATE: Barr among Top 9 finalists for NCAA Woman of the Year

Former Liberty University field hockey student-athlete Serena Barr has been selected as a Top 9 Honoree for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. ...

9.27.2017 | Read More

Convocation kicks off Global Focus Week and new G5 initiative

Hundreds of Liberty University international students waving the flags of their home country and dressed in the tradition garb walked down the steps of the Vines Center on Monday to the cheers of their fellow students, kicking off the biannual Global Focus Week. ...

9.25.2017 | | Read More

Graduate student helps build Christian art gallery overseas

Liberty University Master of Fine Arts student Adara Jensen spent her past summer helping to set up a Christian-inspired art gallery in the Middle East. ...

9.25.2017 | Read More

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