Liberty University has learned that the first American to be killed in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott C. Dayton, was the husband of Liberty graduate nursing student Kristin Dayton. The university asks for continued prayers for the Dayton family as they grieve the loss of their loved one who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Liberty University has been recognized as the number 1 university on Instagram, according to a digital strategy article highlighting “15 Universities That Are Nailing it on Instagram.” The post was compiled by eCity Interactive, an award-winning digital agency.
Rockets whizzed up to the sky above Williams Stadium on Saturday, bursting in a red glare, as a patriotic halftime celebration honored U.S. veterans and service members in front of more than 21,700 fans — the second-largest football crowd in Liberty University history. The spectacle punctuated Liberty’s annual Military Emphasis Week.
On Monday, in front of more than 10,000 Liberty University students at Convocation, Dr. Jerry Thorpe passed on some of the wisdom that has helped him be successful in his 80 years of life, including 62 years of following Jesus.
Coming to Liberty was the best thing that I had ever done! I didn’t think at first that I was computer savvy enough to do online education, but I completed my BSN and soon to be MSN with Liberty Online and the program has been great! Renita Worley