A nationally known expert on economics, history, politics and government will be in West Virginia later this week.

Author Amity Shlaes who wrote The Forgotten Man, a history of the Great Depression and Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, isscheduled to speak Wednesday in Wheeling. She says there are lessons from the New Deal era that U.S. officials should be applying now.  “When somebody in charge is unpredictable, it makes everybody else nervous.  That’s something we … Read More

WEST LIBERTY CONCERT CHOIR TOUR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The West Liberty University concert choir tour schedule has been announced. It is as follows: * Sunday, May 8: 7:00 PM at Trinity Freewill Baptist Church, Henlawson, WV. Monday, May 9: 7:00 PM at Atonement Lutheran Church, 1621 Francisco Road, Columbus, OH. Tuesday, May 10: 7:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3432 West Street, Weirton, WV. Friday, May … Read More

WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY HONORS GRADUATES NAMED

Commencement Set for Saturday, May 7 Honors graduates for West Liberty University’s commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7 have been selected.  Presentation of diplomas will be made at 11 a.m. on the main campus in the Athletic, Sports and Recreation Complex. University president Robin Capehart will preside over the ceremonies.  The commencement address will be delivered by university … Read More

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST TOPPER-2-TOPPER NETWORKING EVENT

Future West Liberty University graduates have a chance to make worthwhile connections at the Topper-to-Topper  networking party Thursday, May 5 at the Wild West Sport Bar next to Stratford Springs off of Rt. 88. The party is from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Dress is business casual, admission is $5.00  pay-at-the-door. For 2011 WLU graduates … Read More

DETAILS OF MAY 7 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES RELEASED

West Liberty University will hold its spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at 11:00 a.m. in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC).  Doors will open for seating at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are not required.  Parking will be available for guests behind the ASRC. Dr. John P. McCullough, retiring Executive VP/Provost/Chief Administrative Officer, will … Read More

2011 MAD FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 29

On April 29th, over 200 students from 17 area high schools will descend on West Liberty University’s Media Arts Center to take part in an all day MAD event. The 2011 Media Arts and Design festival will provide a wide array of sessions and workshops in the media arts. Guest speakers will provide expertise on … Read More

FREE CONCERT AT CAPITOL THEATRE THURSDAY EVENING

The West Liberty University Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert at the Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main Street in Wheeling, this Thursday evening April 28 at 7:30.  The performance is open to the public. The featured performer is Matt Harder, chair of West Liberty’s Department of Music and Theatre.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO GREAT GALA LEAVES EVENT SOLD OUT

West Liberty University’s first Great Gala event is sold out after an overwhelming response from the community. The Great Gala is set for April 30 in the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park. Festivities begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by the … Read More