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Liberty, airport host flying competition

Flight teams from four states and the District of Columbia will compete in an intercollegiate flying event in Virginia.

The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport and Liberty University are hosting the 2014 National Intercollegiate Flying Association completion. University teams from D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia will compete, along with a high school team from Denbigh Aviation Academy.

Source: The State

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Liberty U. partners with Billy Graham, adds online evangelism program

Liberty University is adding a new evangelism initiative, forming a partnership with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) to offer a cognate and a minor in evangelism through an online Billy Graham School of Evangelism, according to Mitzi Bible, a Liberty spokesperson.

Liberty University with its combined on campus and online enrollment is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world, as reported on its website.

Source: ChristianExaminer

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Former LU ROTC Professor Laid to Rest at Arlington National Cemetery – ABC13

The former Liberty University ROTC professor killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan two weeks ago, received a final salute on Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Major Michael Donahue died at age 41 after a suicide bomber drove a vehicle laced with explosives into a foreign military convoy on a base outside Kabul.

Source: WSET

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Christine Caine, Liberty University to Launch ‘Lean In’-Type Program for Christian Women

Christine Caine, the speaker, author, and activist out of Australia’s Hillsong Church, announced last week that she will begin a training program featuring inspirational videos, industry-specific articles, mentorship pipelines, and urban events to encourage Christian women leaders in the marketplace.

Propel will mark its official launch in January at Liberty University in Virginia—the growing evangelical school where female students outnumber male ones on campus and in online enrollment.

Source: Christianity Today

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Justin Kintzel, Worship Pastor for Liberty University’s Campus Band, Is Nominated for Dove Award


Justin Kintzel, worship pastor for Liberty University’s Campus Band, has been nominated for a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association.

A release from the university said he was nominated for his original songs “Love Displayed” and “Death is Overcome,” both of which are featured on Vital Worship’s “Songs For The Living King,” which was nominated in the “special event album of the year” category.

Source: Christian Post

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