WLU Offers ALICE Safety Training to Community


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 10, 2014 — How do you handle a violent intruder in a business or public place? This question is on everyone’s minds today and ALICE training is one way to address the tough topic. “West Liberty University Campus Police brought the training method to campus last summer and already we have … Read More

Baseball Team Steps up for Alyson’s Angels


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov.  6, 2014 — West Liberty University’s baseball team stepped up to the plate and assisted local nonprofit Alyson’s Angels Inc. during October by selling shopping coupons to Boscov’s. “We support Alyson’s Angels throughout the year and the money we raised in the Boscov’s promotion was added to our season donor Gumby’s … Read More

Percussion Ensemble Concert Features New Music 

The Marching Hilltoppers Drumline will make an appearance at the Percussion Ensemble Concert on Nov. 13.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 4, 2014 —The West Liberty University Percussion Ensemble will present its fall concert, Through the Kaleidoscope, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 in College Hall. Presented by the Department of Music and Theatre, the concert is free and open to the public. “The students will perform a terrific program of music, … Read More

Flute Choir Performs in Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall

Photo snapped by Jackie Herbein to show the entire flute choir in Heinz Hall.

Adjunct Music Professor Wendy Webb Kumer, and the WLU flute choir enjoyed an opportunity to play at the historic Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, recently. “The Heinz Hall Grand Lobby concert was amazing! All six WLU flute choir members participated in the 140-member flute orchestra. We played a 35-minute program featuring three world … Read More

WLU-TV 14 Video Featured on CNBC’s Squawk Alley

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Oct. 27, 2014 — CNBC’s Squawk Alley featured a video produced by West Liberty University Television on their TechCrowd segment today. The CNBC segment profiled the SecureSelfies™ project on Kickstarter which can be seen at: http://www.cnbc.com/id/102124831. SecureSelfies is the consumer products division of West Virginia-based start-up Confirmix™, a company that develops enterprise and … Read More

Science and Education = Project Crawdad

Dr. Zac Loughman, WLU students Luke and XX, and Dr. Karen Kettler prepare for Project Craydad.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Oct. 22, 2014 — West Liberty University Professors Dr. Zachary Loughman and Dr. Karen Kettler recently received a $10,000 grant from the Sprout Fund of Pittsburgh to strengthen science skills in elementary school age children. The first time grant pairs two local elementary schools with WLU students majoring in environmental stewardship and … Read More