Fourth Class of Physician Assistants Begin their Studies

Students represent 12 different undergraduate colleges or universities and six different states.

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 23, 2015 — West Liberty University’s newest class of students enrolled in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program began their studies by accepting the official white coat of their profession recently. “I am especially pleased to welcome our fourth class of physician assistant students to campus. As they enter the … Read More

Gary E. West College of Business Instructor is Expert for WalletHub


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 22, 2015 — The Internet’s personal finance tool, WalletHub, turned to West Liberty University instructor John Bonassi for advice on entrepreneurship recently. A resident of Pittsburgh, Bonassi is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and also teaches in the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Administration (BLA) program at West Liberty … Read More

Criminal Justice Alumnus Clifton Spinner Named Safety, Security Director

Contact the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences by calling Dr. Keith Bell, 304.336.8376.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 20, 2015 — West Liberty University alumnus Clifton L. Spinner ’87 has been named director of Safety and Security Services at Franklin and Urbana University. Prior to this, he spent 28 years with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and retired as a commander in June of 2015. A Steubenville, Ohio native, … Read More

Dr. Angela Rehbein Edits Special Issue of “Women’s Writing”

Examines British women writers of the Romantic Period.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 13, 2015 — West Liberty University Professor Dr. Angela Rehbein is a featured editor for a recent special issue of Women’s Writing. Rehbein co-edited volume 22, issue 2 of the peer-review publication Women’s Writing with Professor Andrew O. Winckles of Adrian College, located in Michigan. The issue seeks to showcase new … Read More

Ron Witt ’92 Named Executive Director of Alumni, Community Relations

Ron Witt, alumni director 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 10, 2015 — West Liberty University named longtime employee Ronald “Ron” Witt, Jr. to the position of executive director of alumni and community relations recently. Witt has served the University in various administrative roles over the past 18 years, most recently as executive director of University Planning. “Over the years, I … Read More

Athletic Trainers Respond Quickly at Pittsburgh Pirate Game

Featured in sports coverage at time of incident and in national monthly magazine.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 7, 2015 — A pair of West Liberty University athletic trainers gained national attention for their swift and professional response to a frightening situation at a Major League Baseball Game earlier this season. After advancing to their sixth straight NCAA Division II “Sweet 16,” players and coaches from the Hilltoppers’ men’s … Read More

WLU to Host Women’s Basketball Camp  

July 12 - 14, 2015


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – The defending Mountain East Conference champion West Liberty University women’s basketball team will host the annual WLU Women’s Basketball Camp July 12-14 at the ASRC. Coach Lynn Ullom’s Lady Hilltoppers are riding high after sweeping the MEC’s regular-season and tournament championships to earn the 13th NCAA Division II Tournament bid of … Read More

Spring 2015 Dean’s List Announced

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 27, 2015 — West Liberty University announces its Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during Spring Semester 2015. Students must attain a 3.50 grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to qualify for this honor. A total of 664 students achieved Dean’s List honors this semester: … Read More

New Student Orientation Gives Incoming Class Chance to get Comfortable

Nine new student programs offered over the summer.

Bryce Coleman and Dominic Vagnier, both incoming freshman, are members of the Hilltopper wrestling team.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 26, 2015 — New Student Orientation and Registration Sessions are held at West Liberty University throughout the summer and offer incoming students, their parents or guardians, a chance to get comfortable with college. Designated by college major, the daylong event includes everything from campus tours to lunch. But the most important … Read More

Lary Loew Golf Scramble Draws 28 Teams

Funds raised support football scholarships

From left, Loew sisters Sharon Saseen and Brenda Thomas, Lary's companion Colleen Blon and Alumni Director Ron Witt pose with the life-size cardboard cutout of Lary.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 24, 2015 – The Lary Loew Hilltopper Golf Scramble brought alumni and community supporters of West Liberty University together and resulted in increased support for athletic scholarships on the Hilltop. Held at the Arnold Palmer Golf Course, Oglebay Resort, this past Monday, 28 teams of four participated in the scramble named … Read More