WLU Celebrates 175th Anniversary with Special Speakers

Among the many activities planned for the celebration of West Liberty University’s 175th birthday throughout the month of March is a series of speakers and lecturers from a variety of academic fields. All events will take place in the Boyle Conference Room on the WLU campus and will begin at noon, unless otherwise indicated.   […]

Music Students Win High Honors at NATS Competition

Several students of the West Liberty University Department of Music and Theater have returned with high honors to the hilltop campus from the National Association of Teachers of Singing eastern regional competition in West Chester, Pa. Erin Mazzocca of Wheeling took home first place honors in the “Senior Women” category, while Alan Cline, Wellsburg, received […]

West Liberty Picked to Host Atlantic Regional Again

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Atlantic Region’s road to this season’s NCAA Division II Elite Eight men’s basketball championship will once again run through the campus of West Liberty University. For the second straight year, Coach Jim Crutchfield’s West Virginia Conference tournament and regular-season champions are the No. 1 seed and tournament host for the NCAA […]

President Capehart to Speak to Linsly School Honorees

West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart will be the keynote speaker at the Linsly School’s National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Dinner on March 29 in Wheeling.   The school’s faculty, board, parents and NHS students will be in attendance at the event. Capehart will address the four NHS characteristics of scholarship, service, leadership, and […]

No. 4 West Liberty Takes WVIAC Title in Overtime

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The littlest Hilltopper came up big in the clutch Saturday night as No. 4 West Liberty won its second straight West Virginia Conference Tournament title, rallying past No. 22 Charleston, 93-90, in an overtime thriller that capped the 75th Anniversary event at the Civic Center Coliseum. Tim Hausfeld, a 5-7 guard who […]

West Virginia Dance Company to Visit WLU

The West Liberty University Center for Arts and Education will host hundreds of area elementary school children for a performance of the W.Va. Dance Company. The Center is sponsoring the presentation, “Exploring Global Treasures,” for elementary school students and the university’s pre-service teachers.   Performances are slated for 10 a.m. on March 8 in WLU’s […]

Alumna Joins WTRF-TV as News Reporter Internet Content Director Bob Rovnanik sat down with WTRF’s newest face, Rachael Dierkes for a WebXtra report. Dierkes shed some light on her time in the Ohio Valley, having grown up in Shadyside, Ohio as well as appearing on the local airwaves of West Liberty University. In an effort to help everyone get to […]

Hilltoppers WVIAC Tournament Games on TV

CHARLESTON – West Liberty University men’s and women’s basketball fans throughout the Ohio Valley will be able to watch live telecasts of every Hilltoppers WVIAC Tournament game thanks to WLU-TV 14′s expanded coverage of the 75th anniversary event. Live telecasts of all West Liberty tournament games will air on Comcast Channel 14 and Me-TV, a […]

Education Students Promote Healthy Lifestyles

February was an active month for students of the West Liberty University College of Education. They have been busy learning about and sharing new ways to incorporate physical activity into school children’s daily lives.   During the week of Feb. 13, several dozen WLU students participated in a professional development workshop centered on increasing physical […]

WLU Honors Dr. Clyde D. Campbell

Following the tradition of naming campus buildings for distinguished educators, West Liberty University will name its multi-million-dollar state-of-the-art Health Sciences Building for Dr. Clyde Del Campbell.   The announcement was made today at West Liberty’s Highland Center by President Robin Capehart who said that ground will be broken this spring as part of the University’s […]