Art | ALIVE at WLU!
From award winning faculty members, to award winning students, West Liberty’s ART PROGRAM is constantly buzzing with excitement.
Journalism & Communication Studies
Broadcasting Students | Sunday Night Football on NBC
“It was really cool how similar the NBC production meeting was compared to our class production meetings for WLU-TV productions. It’s not that much different from NBC, they just have more information and access – it’s unbelievable.”
WLU Broadcasting Student
Rocky Mountain Tour | May 2014
The Chamber Wind Ensemble performed at amazing venues around the state of Wyoming this spring, including the historic Lake Yellowstone Lodge Hotel.
Almost Maine | February 2014
“One of the most rewarding parts of this job is seeing 18-year-olds blossom into budding young artists who have a voice in the world of theatre. These two have grown so much in the last year that it is almost like they are different people. I am terribly proud of them as people and as student-directors.”
College of Arts & Communication
Welcome to the creative hub of West Liberty University: the College of Arts and Communication. If your goal is to have a career in media or creative arts, the CoAC is a fantastic place to start. Our incredible state-of-the-art facilities and award-winning faculty provide the jump-start you will need to begin your career. The CoAC offers programs that combine hands-on experiences with time-tested foundational study, no matter what discipline you choose. Our graduates are professional broadcasters, sound engineers, digital artists, theatrical designers, journalists, graphic designers, art educators, music educators, and performers. We are the home of the MAD Fest, Extreme Art Night, The Marching Hilltoppers, The Hilltop Players, West Liberty Television (WLTV) and many more exciting groups, ensembles, and organizations dedicated to active participation, public performance, and community engagement.
Our Degree Offerings
- Graphic Design
- Digital Media Design
- Creative Arts Therapy
- Advertising Communication
- Communication Studies
- Public Relations
- Art Education
- Music Education
- Music Performance
- Music Technology
Please contact me anytime to discuss your future in the College of Arts and Communication at West Liberty University.
Dr. Matthew D. Harder
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Communication
Professor of Music