Piano Recital Offers Beautiful Music Performed by Visiting Professor in Recital Program


West Liberty University welcomes Dr. Henning Vauth, Marshall University professor, for a piano concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7 in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “I am thrilled that Henning Vauth, piano professor and coordinator of keyboard studies at Marshall University, will soon be giving his … Read More

Forever Hilltopper: Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter Off to a Great Start

From left, Chris Carder, Christine Battista, Ingrid Loy, Billy Niesslein and Joelle Connors.

West Liberty University welcomed officers and members of the new Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter during a recent Hilltopper basketball game at the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). “The Ohio Valley alumni are the heart of the West Liberty alumni association since these are our graduates that are closest to campus. We are thrilled with … Read More

University Economics Club Presents “Point-Counterpoint”

Tad Devine

The University Economics Club Lecture Series welcomes two distinguished speakers at noon, Thursday, Feb. 28, in a Point-Counterpoint discussion, moderated by Wheeling radio talk show host Howard Monroe.  The luncheon presentation will be held at River City Restaurant, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling, and is open to the public. The topic will be the current environment … Read More

WV Jobs and Education Report Released Today

President Robin C. Capehart introduces Dr. Serkan Catma to media.

West Liberty University’s Institute for Innovation in Education released its West Virginia Jobs and Education Report at a 10 a.m. press conference held today at the Highlands Center Campus. Dr. Serkan Catma, a senior fellow at the Institute discussed the report and explained what the data meant. “This analytical study compares the anticipated job market … Read More

Mountain East Conference Approved, WLU is Charter Member

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Mountain East Conference (MEC) announced Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, that its application for membership was approved by the NCAA Division II Membership Committee. The MEC officially becomes the 25th NCAA Division II conference on Sept. 1, 2013 and immediately assumes active status. “This is a very exciting time for the Mountain … Read More

Hilltop Players Stage Charlie Brown Parody

Dog Sees program front

West Liberty students will direct and stage a contemporary play, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, by Bert V. Royal, at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 21-23 and 3 p.m., Feb. 24. Adjunct professor Maggie Balsley is the guest director for the production. Balsley, a resident of Washington, Pa., is active in the Pittsburgh arts … Read More

Pottery is the Focus in WV Mud Show at Nutting Gallery

Bayou Pitcher by Gary Shaffer.

The Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University will present an exhibition that looks at pottery in its “WV Mud Show,” Feb. 19-March 21, 2013. The exhibition features clay work by two of West Virginia’s finest potters, Gary Shaffer and Kurt Teeter, according to Robert Villamagna, Nutting Gallery director and assistant professor of art. It will open … Read More

No. 3-Ranked WLU Basketball to Air on Regional Cable, Roots Sports

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Root Sports Pittsburgh, the cable home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Penguins, will also be the cable home for the No. 3-ranked West Liberty University men’s basketball team over the next three games. The regional cable system has signed to carry the WLU-TV14 productions of the Hilltoppers’ games against Charleston, Fairmont State and Shepherd … Read More

Concert Series Continues with Clarinet Artist Robert Spring

Dr. Brian Crawford, WLU dean

West Liberty University continues its tradition of offering first class concerts to its students and the public with its annual concert series. Clarinetist Robert Spring will perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Elbin Auditorium, located in College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “Robert Spring is an internationally acclaimed clarinetist, … Read More