“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.”
Music @ West Liberty
Award-winning faculty members, individual attention, cutting-edge technology, and world-class experiences make Music @ West Liberty truly unique.
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
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, the Marching Hilltoppers, Extreme Art Night, The Hilltop Players, West Liberty Television (WLTV) and many more exciting groups, ensembles, and organizations dedicated to excellence, education, active participation, public performance, and community engagement.