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WV Broadcasters Foundation Gives Check to College of Arts & Communication

West Virginia Broadcasters Educational Foundation presented a $2,500 check to West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communication recently. “We are very grateful for the support of the broadcasters of West Virginia. This gift will be used for purchasing equipment to create audio content, providing more opportunities for media students to become better storytellers,” said […]

Author Kelcey Parker Shares Creative Writing Skills in Hughes Lecture

The following press release was written by Media Relations Intern Kacie Murray, a junior public relations major from Lumberport, W.Va.  The Hughes Lecture Series welcomes author Kelcey Parker, for two public events this March on the Hilltop campus.  Hughes Lecture, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 27, “Haunted Houses: The Architecture of Stories” in R. Emmett Boyle Conference […]

Annual Civics Challenge Draws Eight Area High Schools

The following press release was written by Media Relations Intern Richard Tyler, a junior broadcast journalism/public relations major from St. Clairsville, Ohio. West Liberty University is hosting the fifth annual High School Civics Challenge, an original quiz-based, televised competition between area high schools. The civics challenge showcases talented students from local schools, gives them a […]

2014 Science & Engineering Fair Winners Announced

Winners were announced recently in the 2014 Regional Science & Engineering Fair at West Liberty University, sponsored by the J. B. Chambers Foundation and the Wheeling Civitan Club. The fair took place March 7 – 8, 2014. Senior Division, Miriam Demasi, Engineering. Wheeling Park High School Junior Division, Grand Prize Winner, Daniel O’Leary, Botany, St. Michael’s […]

International Club Presents “Colors of Islam”

West Liberty University International Club will present the “Colors of Islam” from 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the Alumni Room, College Union.  Moderator of the discussion will be WLU student Joshua Taylor, who is an intern in the International Student Office. Speakers will include students: Kafa Al-Omaisi, Yemen; Shehar Bano, Pakistan; Ameni […]

Community University Offering Spring Classes for Adults

The following press release was written by Media Relations Intern Richard Tyler, a junior broadcast journalism/public relations major from St. Clairsville, Ohio.  This spring the Community University at West Liberty University continues to offer a stimulating learning environment to people age 50 and older. “Community University programs include topics from the arts and literature, sciences […]

Social Work Speaker Offers Professional Insight to Students

As part of West Liberty University’s observance of Social Work Month, professional therapist Mark Willow, St. Clairsville, Ohio, will be the speaker for a special program, planned for 3 – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 25. This event is open to the public and will take place in the Alumni Room, inside the College Union building. […]

Great Gala Will Raise Funds for College of Education & Honor Post WWII USA

The following release was written by Media Relations intern Kacie Murray, Lumberport, W.Va., a public relations major. West Liberty University’s Office of Institutional Advancement is making preparations for its fourth annual Great Gala, sponsored by the Ryan Ferns Healthplex. The dinner-dance will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12 in Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Resort. This year […]

Professor Zach Loughman Selected for 40 Under 40 Honor

Dr. Zachary Loughman, assistant professor of biology at West Liberty University, was honored in Charleston recently when he was named a member of Generation Next by West Virginia State Journal. Generation Next: 40 Under 40, is an annual award designed to publicize stories of the incredible things professionals younger than 40 are doing throughout West Virginia. […]

West Liberty Flutes Perform Well at National Music Festival

West Liberty University music students performed in the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair recently. The weekend event took place Feb. 21 – 22, 2014 in Reston, Va. “After an intense Fall ’13 term of choosing repertoire, diving in to learn it, and submitting the necessary application, the West Liberty Flutes heard (on Christmas day) about their acceptance […]