Liberty convocation speakers to include Ray Rice, Tomi Lahren and Corey Lewandowski

Liberty convocation speakers to include Ray Rice, Tomi Lahren and Corey Lewandowski
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Liberty University announced on Twitter on Monday its upcoming lineup of convocation speakers, including former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, current Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren and former NFL star Ray Rice. 

 

Liberty University's Office of Spiritual Development calls the event "North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students," according to the school's website. Liberty plans to host more than 80 nationally known speakers throughout the year. The group announced Monday will appear from Dec. 4-8.

Rice, a former Pro Bowl and Super Bowl-winning running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was released from the team in 2014 after a graphic video taken on an Atlantic City, N.J., elevator showed him punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer.

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The couple has since given up alcohol and has become born-again Christians. Rice, 30, has not returned to professional football.

Lahren, 25, signed with Fox News as a contributor after breaking ties with Glenn Beck's "The Blaze" earlier this year. She is an outspoken conservative who has notably gone after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality in the U.S. 

Lewandowski, 44, a former presidential campaign manager for Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails MORE before parting ways with the campaign in June 2016, was a CNN contributor from July 2016 until shortly after Election Day in November 2016.

Liberty University is a private, nonprofit Christian university in Lynchburg, Va. It was founded by the well-known conservative Jerry Falwell in 1971. Jerry Falwell Jr. currently serves as the school's president.