Capstone Senior Project Results in Performance at Historic Strand Theatre


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 3, 2015 — College senior projects combine skills with creativity to demonstrate what a college student has learned over the years. For West Liberty University interdisciplinary major Liz Richter her performance project offers a perfect blend of acting and music. “The Last Five Years” will be presented at the Strand Theatre, … Read More

Alumnus Named Director at Wheeling YWCA

Photo by Bennett McKinley

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 2, 2015 — Alumnus Joshua C. Benyo will be putting his degree to good work, literally, as he has been selected to serve as program service director at Wheeling’s YWCA. “I’m thrilled and most certainly honored to join the YWCA Wheeling. Our organization has been in Wheeling since 1906. Throughout our history … Read More

Students, Faculty Lobby for Athletic Training Profession  

From left: Hannah Harnar, ATC; Jerry Duncan, ATC; Kayla Henderson, Herb Minch, ATC; Leanna McMillen, Michaela Hawkins, Sen. Ryan Ferns, Amber Helphenstine, ATC;  Dr. David Hanna, PT, ATC.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 30, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Department of Athletic Training, led by program director, Dr. David Hanna gave his students a glimpse of politics as they took part in Higher Education Day at the Capitol this past Tuesday. “Five of our athletic training students and several staff members went with me … Read More

Dr. Carrie White Appointed Chair of Statewide Entrepreneurship Effort

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 30, 2015 — West Virginia’s Vision Shared appointed West Liberty University professor, Dr. Carrie White, as chairwoman of its entrepreneurship committee recently. White is a professor with the Gary E. West College of Business, teaching business law and entrepreneurship. “It’s an honor to receive this appointment. I look forward to growing … Read More

Foundation Board Chairman Richard Lucas Welcomes New Member

Chairman Richard Lucas (welcomes new board member Dr. Henry Marockie.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 26, 2015 — West Liberty University Foundation Board welcomed its new chairman, Richard Lucas, at its first meeting of 2015, as it also greeted its newest member, Dr. Henry Marockie. Chairman Richard Lucas now leads the board after serving as secretary for several years. He follows Leslie “Les” DeFelice, who stepped down to accept … Read More

Fall 2014 Dean’s List

West Liberty University announces its Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during Fall Semester 2014. Students must attain a 3.50 grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to qualify for this honor. Students who achieved Dean’s List honors include: ARIZONA: Sarah Elyse Johnson; CALIFORNIA: Gaelle Maviluka Bulabula, Eric Daniel Burhop, … Read More

Nutting Gallery presents Art Faculty Exhibition


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 16, 2015 — The annual Art Faculty Exhibition opens the new semester at West Liberty University with a unique display of six-inch art from the experts. On display from Jan. 21 through Feb. 12, 2015, the exhibition begins with a public reception, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21 in … Read More

Scholarships Improve Access to Degrees at the Highlands Center

Scholarships Highlands Center Jan. 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 14, 2015 — Scholarships improve access to higher education and for eight West Liberty University non-traditional students a recent cash award means a lot. “Our students really appreciate the special scholarship West Liberty University awards deserving students enrolled in the School of Professional Studies programs. Most of them hold down full-time … Read More