Introducing the Spring Class of 2014

West Liberty University held its Spring 2014 Commencement at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Numbering 352 candidates, the Class of 2014 included: Students graduating summa cum laude (highest honors) are Nicole Rae Baker of Cambridge, Ohio; Lindsay Nicole Cervenak of Weirton; Alan Wayne Cline of Wellsburg; Jeanine … Read More

Three Students Earn National Awards from Alpha Chi, 47 Inducted

Alpha Chi 2014 group

Three West Liberty University students were recently honored with significant achievement awards during the Alpha Chi National Convention in St. Louis, Mo. Additionally, 47 students were inducted during the official Alpha Chi ceremony held at 6 p.m, Monday, May 5. “I want to personally congratulate all our Alpha Chi inductees for 2014. We are especially … Read More

Campbell Hall of Health Sciences Points to Bright Future for WLU

From left, President Robin C. Capehart, President Emeritus Clyde D. Campbell.

“West Liberty has a momentum that is unmatched by any other college or university in this state. I believe that Campbell Hall and the values and principles of its namesake will continue to guide us down a road to distinction and distinctiveness. As such, I believe the future of West Liberty University is bright and boundless.” — … Read More

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