WLU Approves Resignation & President’s Request for Repositioning

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 11, 2015 — The West Liberty University Board of Governors has approved a request by President Robin C. Capehart to resign his position as President of West Liberty University effective as of March 15, 2015, and to be repositioned as a Legislative Liaison and Consultant to the University through December 31, … Read More

College of Business Pitch Contest Moves to New Venue

Grand Vue Park Banquet Hall, Moundsville.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 10, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Fifth Entrepreneurs Pitch Contest will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m., Thursday, March 26 at Grand Vue Park, located in Moundsville, W.Va. This is the first time that the business start-up event will take place outside Ohio County. Local entrepreneurs and small business owners are … Read More

Physical Education Students Welcome 180 Middle Schoolers

WLU/ student Zach Winland leads students in a human "Hungry Hungry Hippos" game.

Despite the bad weather and snow days experienced recently by Ohio County Schools, one local middle school made it up to the Hilltop campus for an active, educational field trip led by WLU Health and Physical Education students. “We welcomed 180 students from Wheeling Middle School who participated in a full day of physical activity … Read More

Ten $1,000 Scholarships To Be Awarded at Spring Open House  


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 6, 2015 — West Liberty University is planning an open house on Saturday, March 28. Much like all college open houses, there will be lots of information for both prospective students and their parents. But unlike other open house programs, 10 visiting students will walk away with $1,000 scholarships — just for … Read More

Krise Hall Lounge Redo Being Planned by WLU Students  

From left Trevor Hardesty chats with Charles Simon in Krise Hall student lounge, soon to be updated.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 27, 2015 — A new opportunity for students to design renovations to a student lounge in Krise Hall is in full swing at West Liberty University. Interested students attended question and answer sessions throughout February to take part in the design contest. The contest was open to all students and designs … Read More

Bayer Chemistry Scholarships Inspire Science for a Better Life  

From left, Michael Bates, Yauch join Bayer Plant Manager Dr. Jeffrey Bolton.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 24, 2015 — Three enthusiastic chemistry majors were honored as the first recipients of the Bayer Chemistry Scholarship at West Liberty University recently. Juniors Michael B. Bates of Spencer, W.Va. and McKensie L. Mason of Pickerington, Ohio, and sophomore Katelyn E. Yauch of Pittsburgh, Pa., were selected based on their scholarship … Read More

Scholarly Tradition of Science & Engineering Fair Excites Young Minds

Campbell Hall will welcome the annual Science & Engineering Fair, Feb. 27-28, 2015.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 24, 2015 — Traditions are important in a community and this coming weekend will see the return of the annual West Liberty Regional Science & Engineering Fair to campus as middle and high school students demonstrate their scientific process through posters, exhibits and sharing. “The Regional Science & Engineering Fair encourages … Read More

University Receives Gift of Historic Etchings

McCamic Etchings group

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 18, 2015 — A group of valuable etchings, representing a lifelong passion by their father Jay T. McCamic, for history and art, were donated recently to West Liberty University, by Wheeling lawyers Jeremy C. McCamic and Jolyon W. McCamic. “We are grateful for this important gift which we look forward to … Read More

Preparing Students Well for Dental School  

From left, Donovan Walter, CJ Hester, Olivia Morgan.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 17, 2015 — Three West Liberty University students are celebrating their success after receiving official acceptance letters into dental school. C.J. Hester, Olivia Mason and Donovan Walter have all received letters informing them that they will take the next step toward becoming a dentist next fall. “We are proud of our … Read More