WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at West Liberty University’s 2014 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 10. The ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. and take place in the Academic, Sports … [Continue reading]

International Students Begin Books For Nepal Outreach

Imagine no bookstore, no Internet and no library. That is the stark reality in many regions of the world where young students must learn with limited resources. West Liberty University students hope to share their education with others through a … [Continue reading]

Undergraduate Student Research Competition Now in its 23rd Year

West Liberty University will host its annual Undergraduate Student Research Competition at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The oral competition will take place in Boyle Conference Center. The research competition is open to all students and … [Continue reading]

Great Gala Honors United States Veterans with Post War Theme

West Liberty University's 2014 Great Gala will take place at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Glessner Auditorium, Oglebay, and is sponsored by Ryan Ferns Healthplex. "I would like to recognize Ryan Ferns for his continued support as title … [Continue reading]

MADFEST Welcomes Students to the World of Media Art and Design

MADFEST will welcome more than 300 area high school students from 20 different schools to the campus of West Liberty University from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday, April 11. Most events take place in the WLU Media Arts Center. Students can take part … [Continue reading]

Campus Police Sponsor Gang Investigation In-Service

West Liberty University Campus Police Department will be hosting In-Service Training for Law Enforcement at the West Liberty Highlands Center from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. The topic of the class will be Advance Gang … [Continue reading]

Midsummer Night’s Dream Performed by Hilltop Players

The Hilltop Players will end its 2014 season of theater with a classic farce by William Shakespeare, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Curtain is at 7:30 p.m, Friday – Saturday, April 10, 11, 12 and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13 at Kelly Theatre. “A … [Continue reading]

International Students Offer Campus Taste of Global Culture

West Liberty University’s International Food Festival is a perfect way to get a taste of different cultures and countries, their food and dietary habits. It will take place from 4-7 p.m., Monday, April 7 in the College Union Ballroom and is open to … [Continue reading]

NCAA DII Championship Results in Unparalleled Support for University

Though the West Liberty University men's basketball team came up a few minutes shy of hoisting its first national championship trophy this past Saturday at the NCAA DII Championship Game, the Hilltop enjoyed an entire season of winning support from … [Continue reading]

Pitch Contest Draws Full House, Winner is COB Student

There was standing room only for the third Pitch Contest, sponsored by West Liberty University’s Gary E. West College of Business and its Center for Entrepreneurship. It took place March 26, 2014 at WLU's downtown incubator, the Intellectual Capitol, … [Continue reading]