West Liberty University Honors Retirees

From left,Ed Stewart, Bo McCounnaghy, Bev Burke, Edie Milvet, John Giesmann and Dr. John McCullough enjoy the Retiree Reception.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 3, 2015 — West Liberty University recently honored its long serving staff and faculty as eight members of the campus community retire at the end of the fiscal year. Beverly Burke, Peggy Ferguson, John Giesmann, Donna Howard, Robert “Bo” McConnaughy, Edith “Edie” Milvet, J. Edward Stewart and Ray Tredway were honored … Read More

Lary Loew Golf Scramble Continues to Support Athletic Scholarships

Action shot with girl golfer

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 26, 2015 – The Lary Loew Hilltopper Golf Scramble is fast approaching and teams interested in supporting West Liberty University athletics can get involved by contacting the office of Institutional Advancement. Open to the public, both alumni and friends are encouraged to get involved. The golf scramble will take place at the … Read More

Physician Assistants Celebrate First Time Honor Society Inductees  

Front row from left, faculty member Jennifer Childers, WLU PA alumna Sarah Brammer, second year PA students Clint Shepard and Enza Tsouris and Director Dr. William Childers, back row, faculty David Blowers, Brittney Sobota and Dr. Derrick Latos.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 21, 2015 — As West Liberty University’s physician assistant master’s program participated in its second commencement ceremony this spring, it also celebrated its first group of students earning a place of honor in Pi Alpha, the national honor society for physician assistants. “We are pleased to be a part of the national honor society … Read More

AD Jim Watson Retires After 44 Years

From left, Dr. Aaron Huffman shakes hands with mentor retiring AD Jim Watson.

Dr. Aaron Huffman Named Interim WEST LIBERTY, May 20, 2015 — West Liberty University’s long serving athletic director is retiring on June 30, 2015. This announcement was shared with the media at a 9:30 a.m. news conference held today in Boyle Conference Center. Watson served as athletic director for 26 years and was employed at … Read More

Students Name Michael Aulick Professor of the Year

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 18, 2015 — West Liberty University students presented Michael Aulick with its Professor of the Year Award for 2015. The presentation was made by Student Government Association Vice President Jeffrey Tice, of Chester, W.Va. at the annual Spring Honors Convocation. The students nominate and vote on professor of the year every … Read More

New Student Government Leaders Plan on Transformative Year

SGA officers 2015-2016, Megan Bobes, Allyson Ashworth

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 13, 2015 — As the 2014 – 2015 school year drew to a close, West Liberty University’s Student Government Association welcomed a new president and vice president. Allyson Ashworth, Hamlin, W.Va., will serve as president of SGA. Megan Bobes, Elkins, W.Va., will become the vice president. Both are rising seniors, highly … Read More

Spring Commencement, Class of 2015

Dental Hygiene graduates

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 9, 2015 — West Liberty University held its Spring 2015 Commencement at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Numbering 385 candidates, the Spring Class of 2015 included the following students: West Liberty University Honor Graduates Students graduating summa cum laude (highest honors) are Rachel … Read More

Commencement 2015 Brings Advice to Embrace Change 

Graduating speaker Samuel Miller and Interim President Dr. John McCullough.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 9, 2015 — West Liberty University Interim President Dr. John McCullough presided over the Spring Commencement exercises held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Pittsburgh banking leader and WLU alumna Kristina “Kris” K. Williams delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2015, … Read More