Blue is the New Green

Dave Thomas is shown in Shaw Hall  with the new blue recycling bins.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 12, 2014 —It might be the dead of winter, but green is sprouting everywhere at West Liberty University. “We received 400 recycling bins to spread about campus recently. With our students back in class for spring semester now, we are hoping for an easy transition into our new recycling effort,” said … Read More

WLU Picked as Finalist for NCAA DII Award of Excellence

May 3, 2014 baseball game hosted the Mirea

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 5, 2015 — West Liberty University has been named a finalist for the 2015 NCAA Division II Award of Excellence. “This is great news for West Liberty University and its athletic department and it’s evidence of our athletes’ hard work in the community. I’m proud and grateful for their efforts,” said … Read More

WLU Makes the President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

Some of the students and staff who worked on service projects recently include from left, (seated) Ethan Sole, Zach Brown, Azia Halstead, Courtney Taylor, Alexis Montes, Tamar Tatoian, Sydney Bennett, (standing), Pastor Debra Dague, Abbey Boram, Kirstie Kalany, Professor Kathleen Wack, Luke Tacosik, Jeff Knierim, Lucas Fauble, Professor Jim Haizlett, Professor Melissa Hudson, Jess Wilson and Miranda Pellicano.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 22, 2014 — West Liberty University was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (CNCS) recently. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. “We’re pleased be included in this national honor roll of … Read More

Statement from President Robin C. Capehart on Death of Marshall University President Stephen J. Kopp

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 — WLU President Robin C. Capehart, released the following statement regarding the sudden passing of Dr. Stephen J. Kopp, President of Marshall University, last night. “President Kopp was a real leader in Higher Education and we will miss him. I was with him on Monday and am saddened … Read More

University Partners with Belmont College in New Internship Program

Signing the new internship agreement are President Robin C. Capehart and Dr. Paul Gasparro, standing in back are the student interns Ted Babcock and Brad Fisher.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 17, 2014 — West Liberty University signed an agreement with Belmont College today to offer internships to students enrolled in the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) technology program at Belmont College. “This is a great example of Higher Education working together to assist the Wheeling community in retraining its workforce,” … Read More

Fall 2014 Commencement Includes Advice from Alumnus, Bank President Rich Lucas

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 13, 2014 — West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart presided over the Fall Commencement exercises held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Main Street Bank President and WLU alumnus Richard Lucas delivered the commencement address to the 169 students, their family, friends … Read More

Introducing the Fall Class of 2014

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West Liberty University held its Fall 2014 Commencement at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Numbering 169 candidates, the Fall Class of 2014 included the following students: Students graduating summa cum laude (highest honors) are Korynn Alexandra Agnew of Washington, Pa.; Alexandria N. Barr of Vienna, W.Va.; Patricia … Read More

Christmas Wish Tree Tradition Continues

From left, Troy Salatino, Beth Salatino, Richard Blackwell, Sabion Johnson, Nick Nardone, Jamez Coles, Clay McDonald, Isaac Turner.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 11, 2014 — ‘Tis the giving season and West Liberty University faculty, staff and students continued its annual tradition of a Hilltopper Giving Tree, providing gifts for children in need. “We’ve sponsored an annual Christmas wish tree for the past 24 years. The tree gives students, faculty, staff and administrators a … Read More

Elbin Library Welcomes $29,000 Worth of Upgrades to Technology


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 10, 2014 — Thanks to an endowment from a former president, West Liberty University has upgraded its technology in the Paul N. Elbin Library. Some of the upgrades are easily seen like the strange looking egg chairs equipped with iPads and the white board tables topped by big screen computer monitors, … Read More