Regional Admissions Representative Busy in Eastern Panhandle, Maryland & Virginia


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 21, 2014 — West Liberty University has selected Virginia resident Marshal Larkey as the new regional admissions representative for the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. His focus also includes the metro-counties of Maryland and Virginia. “We are pleased to have Marshal working with us and helping us to bring the value … Read More

Two Join WLU Board of Governors


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 19, 2014 — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed Dillonvale resident Leslie “Les” DeFelice and Weirton resident Patrick Ford to serve on West Liberty University’s Board of Governors. The appointments were announced Sept. 30 and Nov. 6, respectively, and were effective immediately. “We welcome Les and Patrick to the … Read More

College of Business Senior Qualifies for Business Plan Contest  

Dr. Carrie White congratulates Brendan Kacor on his business win.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 17, 2014 — West Liberty University Gary E. West College of Business student Brendan Kacor has qualified for the semifinals in the West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition to be held Nov. 21 at Shepherd University. Kacor’s business plan is to create and fund a new concert venue, “The Raven Live.” It would … Read More

University Donor Receives National Philanthropy Day Award


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 14, 2014 — Gary E. West is a name that is known to just about everyone in his hometown of Wheeling, W.Va. A 1958 graduate of West Liberty University, West is a generous leader and an alumnus that has endowed the Hilltop campus with many gifts, most recently the West Family … Read More

Dr. Vishakha Maskey Earns Green Apple Award for Energy Savings Project


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 12, 2014 — Green efforts in higher education are more important than ever, as tight budgets make conservation not just eco-friendly but business-smart. Recently, West Liberty University professor, Dr. Vishakha Maskey received a Green Apple Day of Service Award for her efforts in demonstrating how much can be saved on a college campus … Read More

Internship is Perfect Experience for WLU Student

Evan Newman, internship cropped

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 11, 2014 — West Liberty University student body president Evan Newman knows the value of an internship. Because of that he ended up working on one of the region’s most exciting political campaigns, the West Virginia race for the 1st Senatorial District seat that pitted Sen. Rocky Fitzsimmons against Delegate Ryan … Read More

WLU Offers ALICE Safety Training to Community


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 10, 2014 — How do you handle a violent intruder in a business or public place? This question is on everyone’s minds today and ALICE training is one way to address the tough topic. “West Liberty University Campus Police brought the training method to campus last summer and already we have … Read More

Baseball Team Steps up for Alyson’s Angels


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov.  6, 2014 — West Liberty University’s baseball team stepped up to the plate and assisted local nonprofit Alyson’s Angels Inc. during October by selling shopping coupons to Boscov’s. “We support Alyson’s Angels throughout the year and the money we raised in the Boscov’s promotion was added to our season donor Gumby’s … Read More