Honors Convocation Set for Thursday

West Liberty University will be holding its 2012 Honors Convocation to recognize numerous students for their academic achievements on Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m. in Kelly Theatre in the Hall of Fine Arts.   “These awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements of West Liberty University students. I am proud of their accomplishments and grateful for … Read More

Great Gala To Benefit Kelly Theatre Encore Campaign

The West Liberty University Great Gala is sold out for the second straight year. This annual event is only two years old and received an overwhelming response from the community and WLU alumni in its first year, last April. This year the event is brought to you by The Ryan Ferns Healthplex and is held … Read More

Campus Police Office designated Safe Place

West Liberty University’s Campus Police office has been designated a “Safe Place” location. As a “Safe Place” location the Campus Police office provides a haven for individuals in need of a safe place to receive help. Campus Police are located on the lower level of the newly renovated Shaw Hall, on the main campus in … Read More

Alumnus Dedicated to Service

West Liberty University alumnus John Walters has dedicated himself to service to the community and to young people since his graduation in 1972.   After earning his B.A. degree in physical education, health and recreation with a minor in social studies, he taught in the Ohio County Schools for 14 years. He also earned a … Read More

Economics Club to Feature Jonah Goldberg

The Center for Economic Philosophy at West Liberty University and the University Economics Club is sponsoring a lecture series luncheon featuring Jonah Goldberg, best-selling author and founding editor of National Review Online. The lecture series is presented on Thursday, April 19 at noon at the River City Ale Works in downtown Wheeling, W.Va. Price of … Read More

WLU Sponsors Accredited Fraud Investigator Certification Program

The Gary E. West College of Business at West Liberty University is sponsoring a three-day continuing professional education program on accounting fraud investigation. The course will be offered May 2-4 at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn in Pittsburgh.   The Accredited Fraud Investigator program is a 24-credit-hour non-degree certificate program that includes classroom instruction, … Read More

Center for Entrepreneurship Offers Multi-Faceted Outreach

The Center for Entrepreneurship at West Liberty University continues to grow, extending its outreach beyond the hilltop campus to the larger business community, Director Carrie White said.   “The Center has three entities or components,” she explained, “the Small and Family Business Program, providing networking and training opportunities to business owners and entrepreneurs; the entrepreneurship … Read More

Annual Media Arts and Design Festival to be held at WLU

The West Virginia Media Arts and Design (MAD) Festival will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. on April 27 at West Liberty University. This free event, formerly known as the Flash Animation Festival, affords WLU students and area high school students a unique opportunity to exhibit their works and to learn about the … Read More

WLU Physician Assistant Program Receives Approval

West Liberty University’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies has received full approval and accreditation, President Robin C. Capehart announced today. Classes will begin in July. In September, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc., granted provisional accreditation to the program sponsored. The ARC-PA establishes and maintains standards of quality … Read More