352 Students to Graduate at Spring 2014 Commencement

Student Commencement Speaker Lindsay Cervenak.

West Liberty University will hold its Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Three hundred and fifty two students are expected to complete graduation requirements during the spring semester.  Commencement speaker West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will address the graduates and guests, speaking … Read More

SGA President, Vice President Sworn In at Honors Convocation

From left Evan Newman, Jeffrey Tice shake hands just before the swearing in ceremony.

After a record breaking election, with over 300 students participating in elections, the Student Government Association welcomed a new president and vice president for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. The officers were sworn in by Associate Dean of Student Services Marcella Snyder at a May 1, 2014 ceremony, held at the conclusion of the annual spring … Read More

Senior Students Communicate at Capstone Colloquium


 The Department of Journalism and Communication Studies will hold a senior capstone colloquium from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, May 5 in the Alumni Room of the College Union. The capstone presentations include research and practicums from seniors in the communication studies, journalism, and public relations majors. Jordan Conner and Caitlyn Johnson (public relations), Kyle Lutz (journalism), and Olivia Turner (communication … Read More

Wind Ensemble Concert Offers Music from the 1960s

Dr. Matthew Inkster

West Liberty University’s wind ensemble will perform its final concert for the 2013-2014 season at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 1. The concert is free and open to the public and will be held in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. Directed by Dr. Matthew Inkster, the concert will feature iconic works such Karel Husa’s “Music for Prague” … Read More

Physician Assistants Take First Place in Academic Challenge Bowl

From left, Joelle Kidder, Philip Kruseman and Enza Tsouris display the WVAPA Academic Challenge Bowl 2014 winning trophies.

West Liberty University’s first class of physician assistant students brought home an academic trophy recently by winning the West Virginia Association of Physician Assistants (WVAPA) Academic Challenge Bowl. “We are proud of our students who competed in the academic bowl and happy that one of our teams won this annual competition. It clearly shows how … Read More

Division of Music Honor Recital Features Five Talents

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 West Liberty University’s Division of Music will hold its annual Honors Recital at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4 in the Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The event is free and open to the public. “The annual Honors Recital celebrates and represents some of the finest musical talents in WLU’s Division of Music. Student performers are selected … Read More

Senior Art Showcase Includes Nine Students

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West Liberty University Art Department is hosting its senior art exhibition from April 23 – May 8 in the Nutting Gallery. A festive opening will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23. It is open to the public. The show features the talents of nine senior graphic design students who are … Read More

University Plans for Safety this Spring

West Liberty University is planning on keeping its students, staff and Hilltop community as safe as possible by following good planning techniques this spring. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, the University will host major safety departments and first responders from three counties at Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Resort, as it brainstorms and … Read More