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Ex-Liberty University staffer shreds Jerry Falwell Jr’s school in essay

Former Liberty University employee Brian Melton wrote about his experience working at the school on Facebook this week in which he described how the school avoided giving him proper benefits even though he worked as much as full-time employees. Post: https://www.facebook.com/notes/brian-melton/the-times-they-showed-their-quality-my-own-experience-with-liberty-universitys-t/10162052620145720/

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Liberty University cut 12 faculty members from Divinity School

The school says residential enrollment for the Divinity School has been dropping over the last few years, but online is staying strong.

Some have speculated school President Jerry Falwell’s ties to President Trump are hurting the numbers.

School officials dispute that, saying the incoming freshman class for online will be its largest in school history, and residential will be its second largest in history.

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LU grad completes ‘American Ninja Warrior’ course

A local man has officially become an “American Ninja Warrior.” Liberty University graduate Josiah Singleton of Brookneal took his shot at the “American Ninja Warrior” course in Atlanta on Wednesday’s episode and beat it in his rookie run.

“It was a dream come true,” Singleton said.

Source: https://www.wsls.com/news/lu-grad-completes-american-ninja-warrior-course

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Feenstra Mattera returning to LU as women’s assistant basketball coach

Liberty Flames Hall of Famer Katie Feenstra Mattera is returning to her alma mater as a women’s basketball assistant coach.

Liberty’s first Division One All-American in 2004 and ’05 went on to play five years in the WNBA and several years overseas. 

She served as head coach at Cornerstone University in her hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan for six seasons and was an LCA girls assistant this past season.

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