Students Make their Mark at Alpha Chi National Convention

First row: Samantha Knowlton, Carrie George, Rachel Wurster
Second: Linda Cowan, Melinda Kreisberg, Leanne Mazzella, Jesse Hall

WEST LIBERTY, MARCH 31, 2015 — West Liberty University students Carrie George, Jesse Hall, Samantha Knowlton, Leanne Mazzella and Rachel Wurster attended the Alpha Chi National Convention in Chicago, from March 19 to March 22, 2015. All five students participated in major-specific presentation categories and all five students brought home awards. Senior Carrie George presented … Read More

Capstone Project #trackingtopper is Social Media Success

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WEST LIBERTY, March 30, 2015 – West Liberty University public relations students engaged the campus this spring with a social media contest that served as their senior capstone project. WLU’s new student-run public relations and advertising agency, Integrated Communications Collaborative (ICC), invited students and staff to participate in the contest dubbed, “Selfies with Topper” from … Read More

Scholarship Drawing Gives New Spin to Open House

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 28, 2015 — Spring Open House offered incoming students a new spin as scholarship awards were offered as an additional incentive to joining the Hilltop. West Liberty University Interim President John McCullough drew the names of six incoming students who received $1,000 scholarships each at the open house, held Saturday, March … Read More

15th Annual MAD FEST Draws Nearly 400 Students

College Hall,during MAD FEST 2014 competition.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 27, 2015 — West Liberty University’s MAD FEST, a Media Arts Design festival, celebrates its 15th anniversary, Friday, April 10. The academic event begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues through 4 p.m. and draws high school students from West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, along with WLU’s media arts design students. Twenty-six different … Read More

Puppet World Opens at the Nutting Gallery

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 25, 2015 — Puppets can be used for social commentary as well as entertainment and Pittsburgh artist Tom Sarver is an expert at creating puppets with a message. His work can be seen at the new exhibit on display now through April 17, 2015 at the Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University. … Read More

Enjoy Spring Concert with Dr. Gerald Lee

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 19, 2015 — The public is invited to enjoy a spirited spring performance by Dr. Gerald Lee, professor of piano at West Liberty University. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 in Elbin Auditorium of College Hall. “Please join me for an evening of piano music. The recital program … Read More

National Social Work Month Marked with Posters, Guest Speaker

Historic Shotwell Hall is the home of the Social Work program at WLU.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., March 20, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Department of Social Work is observing National Social Work month with a display of posters and presentation by its students from 10 a.m. – noon, Monday, March 23, the ballroom of the College Union. Additionally, guest speaker Michelle Lucarelli, who is associate director at the … Read More

Dr. Zac Loughman Named WV Professor of the Year

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CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 17, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Dr. Zachary J. Loughman was named the 2014 Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation on today. The Foundation presented the award to Dr. Loughman during a banquet held in the Great Hall of the Culture Center in Charleston on Tuesday evening. “Dr. Zachary … Read More