Bank CEO Richard Lucas Will Address Graduates at Fall Commencement


West Liberty, W.Va., Dec. 4, 2014 — Main Street Bank President Richard Lucas will deliver the commencement address at West Liberty University’s Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). President Robin C. Capehart will preside at the ceremony and will present Lucas … Read More

Scholarship Luncheon Thanks Donors

Scholarship donor Gary West congratulates student speaker Hayden Blazer.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 3, 2014 — West Liberty University honored Foundation Scholarship benefactors and donors at a Wednesday, Dec. 3 luncheon, hosted by the West Liberty University Foundation and the Office of Development. “I would like to personally thank all our committed scholarship donors for their continual support of the University and our students,” … Read More

University Plans First Time Winterfest for Students

Getting ready to trim the tree are Kate Billings and Evan Newman.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 2, 2014 — West Liberty University gets into the holiday mood with a first time student event, Winterfest, at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3. A 12-foot Christmas tree will be decorated and placed on the stage in the College Union ballroom for the tree lighting ceremony that gets the festival started. … Read More

21 Students Inducted into International Business Honor Society  

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Dec. 1, 2014 — West Liberty University’s Gary E. West College of Business honored 21 students inducted into the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society on Nov. 13 with an installation ceremony held at the Boyle Conference Center. “We’re proud of our students who have taken this step and joined the national … Read More

Wallace Scholarship Recognizes Work of Adult Student


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 25, 2014 — Wheeling resident Tim McCabe was recently selected as the recipient of the Wallace Scholarship at West Liberty University. The presentation was made at 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, at the Highlands Center campus. McCabe is enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Administration (BLA) degree … Read More

Holiday Card to Wheeling is Celebration of Choral Art

Conducting choir wide

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 24, 2014 — West Liberty University choir and friends, with support from the Vance Memorial Church special music fund, and the Nutting Foundation Arts and Ideas Program, will present its holiday concert at 3 and 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Road, Wheeling. Under the … Read More

Regional Admissions Representative Busy in Eastern Panhandle, Maryland & Virginia


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 21, 2014 — West Liberty University has selected Virginia resident Marshal Larkey as the new regional admissions representative for the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. His focus also includes the metro-counties of Maryland and Virginia. “We are pleased to have Marshal working with us and helping us to bring the value … Read More

Two Join WLU Board of Governors


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 19, 2014 — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed Dillonvale resident Leslie “Les” DeFelice and Weirton resident Patrick Ford to serve on West Liberty University’s Board of Governors. The appointments were announced Sept. 30 and Nov. 6, respectively, and were effective immediately. “We welcome Les and Patrick to the … Read More

College of Business Senior Qualifies for Business Plan Contest  

Dr. Carrie White congratulates Brendan Kacor on his business win.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 17, 2014 — West Liberty University Gary E. West College of Business student Brendan Kacor has qualified for the semifinals in the West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition to be held Nov. 21 at Shepherd University. Kacor’s business plan is to create and fund a new concert venue, “The Raven Live.” It would … Read More

University Donor Receives National Philanthropy Day Award


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 14, 2014 — Gary E. West is a name that is known to just about everyone in his hometown of Wheeling, W.Va. A 1958 graduate of West Liberty University, West is a generous leader and an alumnus that has endowed the Hilltop campus with many gifts, most recently the West Family … Read More