15th Annual MAD FEST Draws Nearly 400 Students

College Hall,during MAD FEST 2014 competition.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 27, 2015 — West Liberty University’s MAD FEST, a Media Arts Design festival, celebrates its 15th anniversary, Friday, April 10. The academic event begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues through 4 p.m. and draws high school students from West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, along with WLU’s media arts design students. Twenty-six different … Read More

Puppet World Opens at the Nutting Gallery


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 25, 2015 — Puppets can be used for social commentary as well as entertainment and Pittsburgh artist Tom Sarver is an expert at creating puppets with a message. His work can be seen at the new exhibit on display now through April 17, 2015 at the Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University. … Read More

Enjoy Spring Concert with Dr. Gerald Lee

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 19, 2015 — The public is invited to enjoy a spirited spring performance by Dr. Gerald Lee, professor of piano at West Liberty University. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 in Elbin Auditorium of College Hall. “Please join me for an evening of piano music. The recital program … Read More

National Social Work Month Marked with Posters, Guest Speaker

Historic Shotwell Hall is the home of the Social Work program at WLU.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 20, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Department of Social Work is observing National Social Work month with a display of posters and presentation by its students from 10 a.m. – noon, Monday, March 23, the ballroom of the College Union. Additionally, guest speaker Michelle Lucarelli, who is associate director at the … Read More

Dr. Zac Loughman Named WV Professor of the Year

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CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 17, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Dr. Zachary J. Loughman was named the 2014 Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation on today. The Foundation presented the award to Dr. Loughman during a banquet held in the Great Hall of the Culture Center in Charleston on Tuesday evening. “Dr. Zachary … Read More

Wind Ensemble Featured in Sanctuary Concert at St. Vincent de Paul Church  


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 17, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Department of Music and Theater will present a program entitled “Sanctuary” at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 2244 Marshall Ave., Wheeling, at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 22. The University’s Wind Ensemble will be featured in the program that will include musical works honoring “sacred space” … Read More

Sophomore Sabrina Jones Earns National Broadcasting Award

Sabrina Jones at work on her winning documentary.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 16, 2015 — Sabrina Jones, a sophomore from Glen Dale, W.Va., received second place in the national Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts, for her documentary entitled, “Hare in the Hills,” which runs just a little over nine minutes in length. Jones competed against more than 1,250 entries in 15 different divisions … Read More