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

Dr. Vishakha Maskey Earns Green Apple Award for Energy Savings Project


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 12, 2014 — Green efforts in higher education are more important than ever, as tight budgets make conservation not just eco-friendly but business-smart. Recently, West Liberty University professor, Dr. Vishakha Maskey received a Green Apple Day of Service Award for her efforts in demonstrating how much can be saved on a college campus … Read More

Internship is Perfect Experience for WLU Student

Evan Newman, internship cropped

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 11, 2014 — West Liberty University student body president Evan Newman knows the value of an internship. Because of that he ended up working on one of the region’s most exciting political campaigns, the West Virginia race for the 1st Senatorial District seat that pitted Sen. Rocky Fitzsimmons against Delegate Ryan … Read More

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