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Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy Now Approved and Enrolling Students

September 17, 2013 by  

Art therapy is a field of psychology that relies on art and creativity to explore trauma and seek healing for a wide range of individuals. West Liberty University recognized the importance of this growing profession and has successfully created a program that is attracting attention, the Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy degree. It is now approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. From left,... 

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Nutting Gallery Season Opens with 5 x 6 Exhibition

September 17, 2013 by  

Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University proudly presents 5×6, the gallery’s first exhibition of the 2013-14 season, featuring five different artists, each showing six pieces of work. Participating artists are Ron Copeland, Kyle Hallam, Jeff Pierson, Eric Price and Randie Snow. The opening reception for 5×6 is from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4. Ron Copeland is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Pittsburgh.... 

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Art Students Study in Budapest and Gain Life Changing Education

September 17, 2013 by  

Three West Liberty University students received a chance to travel to the heart of Europe and work on their printmaking skills in what turned out to be a life changing experience recently. From left, Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings and Abbie Merryman, enjoy a fun moment in Budapest. Faculty member and visual artist Martyna Matusiak escorted Amanda Carney, Emily Hastings, and Abbie Merryman, and coordinated their activities... 

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Graphic Design Students Offer Community Service, Via Professional Design Work

August 26, 2013 by  

From left, Lisa Healey, Beverly, W.Va.; Lindsay Riggs, New Martinsville, W.Va.; Brandi Hollingshead, Bridgeport, Ohio; Anthony DiFabio, Washington, Pa.; Corrine Martin, Berkley Springs, W.Va.; Richard Clifford, Wheeling; Lawrence Oliver, Moundsville, W.Va.; Ryan Bland, Bridgeport, W.Va.; Alex Wright, Bellaire (foreground/stripes). Senior graphic design majors at West Liberty University are once again offering their skills... 

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Arts and Communication Graduate Jessica Crighton picked for position at British University

July 31, 2013 by  

West Liberty University graduate Jessica Crighton ‘13, was selected as digital media assistant at the University of Hertfordshire, England recently. Crighton, who’s from Chester, W.Va., earned her WLU degree in digital media with the College of Arts and Communications. She now lives in London and commutes by train to her position at the University of Hertfordshire, which is about 30 miles out of London. “I work on the website (herts.ac.uk)... 

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Paint Historic Wheeling

July 29, 2013 by  

Join members of Artworks Around Town for a weekend of outdoor painting to commemorate West Virginia’s 150th Birthday! Receptions, artist workshops and public art shows will take place throughout the weekend for artists to share inspiration and for the public to see the beauty of our city through the eyes of talented artists. Once again WLU is sponsoring the events keynote speaker as well as providing food for the event.... 

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Warhol Museum Joins With The Center For Arts And Education To Teach Art To Teachers

July 12, 2013 by  

The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, in partnership with the Center for Arts and Education at West Liberty University, recently presented a special topics course designed to help West Liberty University elementary education majors learn to use art as a tool to integrate social justice, environmental, and health issues into their artwork and curriculum this spring. The course was also open to students majoring in art education,... 

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2013 Senior Exhibition

April 24, 2013 by  

The spring 2013 Senior Exhibition opens Wednesday, April 24th. This years show features the work of graduating seniors . Bryan Gasaway, Krista Groves, Courtney Moulder, Caleb Fillburn, Amanda Swann, Vinnie Candelore, Sydney Vuiller and Victoria Bryant. The show features a mix of styles and techniques and features work from a talented and visually sophisticated group. The gallery opening is Wednesday April 24th from 5:30... 

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The arts and our community

April 22, 2013 by  

Mayor McKenzie discusses art education program By Caitlyn Johnson, Contributing Writer The City of Wheeling’s Mayor and West Liberty University alumnus Andy McKenzie recently went on the record about how the arts, education, and the economy are an integral part of a successful community. “A community must embrace the arts in order to succeed,” McKenzie said. “The arts create opportunity, education, and economic development.” One... 

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WL alumnus Robert Price

April 11, 2013 by  

Alumnus Robert Price, Carnegie, Pa., earned his Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design degree at West Liberty University in 1992. He is now known as the graphic designer responsible for the National Memorial Logo for Flight 93 that honors the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, who lost their lives when their hijacked plane bound for Washington, D.C., crashed in Shanksville, Pa. on 9-11-01, as part of the coordinated terrorist... 

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