National Entrepreneurship Program Will Visit University


The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour (EET) will visit West Liberty University on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 to introduce students and the community to the opportunities available through entrepreneurship. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the R. Emmett Boyle Conference Center located inside the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Sponsored … Read More

Hughes Lecture Series Begins with Two Chances to Enjoy Poetry

The annual Hughes Lecture Series commences for 2012 with an Evening of Poetry, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the R. Emmett Boyle Conference Center, located in the academic, sports and recreation complex (ASRC). Featured poets will include: Marc Harshman, C.J. Farnsworth and Devon Miller-Duggan. The Hughes Lecture Series also will present a 3 p.m., … Read More

Honors College Celebrated at First Anniversary of Institute for Innovation in Education

Honors College celebration photo

West Liberty University celebrated its inaugural Honors College today as it welcomed dignitaries and media to campus to hear an update on the college and learn about the progress of the entire Institute for Innovation in Education. The Honors College is one of the collaborations managed by the Institute, led by Executive Director Ron Witt. … Read More

Economics Club Welcomes National Headliner Dinesh D’Souza

Dinesh D'Souza

POSTED:  Sept. 25, 2012 – Best-selling author and influential thinker Dinesh D’Souza will present a speech to the University Economics Club at noon, Oct. 3, at River City, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling. The speaking event includes lunch ($10) and is open to the public. “We are pleased to present an author who is in great … Read More

WLU Receives $75,000 from Bordas and Bordas

Bordas Gift and Students

POSTED:  Sept. 21, 2012 – Hundreds of West Liberty University students will benefit from a recent $75,000 gift from the Bordas and Bordas law firm of Wheeling. “We are grateful to Jamie Bordas and appreciate his willingness to support higher education at West Liberty University. This money will greatly enhance our journalism and communications department … Read More

Dr. Joseph Scarpaci Named to National Fulbright Selection Committee

Dr. Joseph Scarpaci

POSTED:  Sept. 18, 2012 – West Liberty University’s Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Joseph Scarpaci was named to the National Fulbright Selection Committee recently. “I am pleased to be invited to serve on the national selection committee and to be involved in this important process of naming students for Fulbright Scholarships to pursue research and … Read More

WLU Awarded Military Friendly School Status

GI Jobs logo

POSTED:  Sept. 17, 2012 – West Liberty University has been named to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that … Read More

Music Series Opens with Percussionist Joseph Gramley

Joseph Gramley, percussionist

POSTED:  Sept. 11, 2012 – Multi-percussionist Joseph Gramley will begin the West Liberty University concert season with his distinctive multi-percussion sound at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 in Elbin Auditorium, located in College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “Joseph Gramley gave his debut performance at West Liberty during the … Read More

New Faculty Members Join the Hilltop

New Faculty

POSTED:  Sept. 7, 2012 – West Liberty University welcomed 18 new faculty members to campus for the 2012 academic year. The new instructors join a veteran group of WLU educators that totals 142 full-time faculty. Associate Professor of Nursing Margaret “Margy” Bowman: Bowman joins WLU after a 32-year teaching career at Wheeling Jesuit University and … Read More