WLU Presents Handel’s Messiah; Public Invited to Sing Along

The West Liberty University division of music and Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church present George Frideric Handel’s classic and beloved choral composition “Messiah” at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Rd., in Wheeling.   The performance is free and open to the public.  The doors will open at 2 p.m. … Read More

WLU Student Spends Summer in London to Gain Work Experience

  If any students are looking for a great internship experience this summer they should follow the example of West Liberty student Jessica Crighton.   Through the Washington Program, Crighton was able to spend her summer in London where she not only gained work experience through a hands-on internship, but she was also able to … Read More

West Liberty University Presents Mozart’s “Magic Flute” Opera

The West Liberty University Department of Music and Theater will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s humorous and lively opera, “The Magic Flute” (Die Zauberflöte) at two locations in November. The first performance will be at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Brooke High School in Wellsburg. The final  two performances will be at Towngate Theatre in … Read More

Future Educators Gain Practical Experience When Schoolchildren Visit WLU

“Learning by doing” applies to future teachers as well as their pupils, some education majors at West Liberty University have discovered.   Marshall County schoolchildren visited the hilltop campus recently to participate in fun and educational activities, many of which were designed by the WLU students. In the process, the future educators learned more about … Read More

Piano Recital Set for Nov. 2 at West Liberty University

  Gerald Lee, associate professor of piano at West Liberty University, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in the Elbin Auditorium of College Hall. The recital program will feature masterworks by W. A. Mozart, Johannes Brahms, Maurice Ravel and Sergei Prokofiev.   Professor Lee earned three piano performance degrees – Bachelor of Music, … Read More

WLU Nursing Community Advisory Board Member Retires

  Jeanne Sheets Carter, a member of West Liberty University’s Nursing Community Advisory Board since its inception in 1992, has retired from that position.   Donna J. Lukich, program director of nursing at the university, noted, “Jeanne served for 20 years as our community representative and was recognized by the board at its meeting on … Read More

West Liberty University Students Promote Healthy Exercise for all Ages

  Students, faculty and staff of West Liberty University participated in a national effort to “get moving” and focus on physical activity. WLU students also helped out at a Wheeling elementary school where youngsters joined in First Lady Michelle Obama’s National Geographic Kids World Record attempt to have the greatest number of people ever doing … Read More

West Liberty University Takes Lead in Educational Innovation

In his monthly campus report for October, West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart said the university’s new Institute for Innovation in Education will be a resource throughout the state of West Virginia for the advancement of teaching, learning and leadership.   Capehart said the institute, headed by senior fellows Susan McGowan-Koyzis and Terry Wallace … Read More