Students Support Campus Civility with Week of Kindness

The following release was written by student intern Kacie Murray, Lumberport, W.Va., a public relations major. West Liberty University will celebrate “Random Acts of Kindness Week” from Feb. 10 – 14. Coordinated by the Office of Housing and Student Life, a variety of student activities to encourage kindness and courtesy will take place on campus and […]

Pittsburgh Leadership Program Features Development Director Angie Zambito-Hill

West Liberty University Director of Development Angela Zambito-Hill will join national fundraising consultant Jay Frey in an educational presentation to Pittsburgh high school student leaders on Friday, Feb. 7. The program is part of the Students in Action 2014 Pittsburgh Regional Midwinter Leadership Conference and will take place at Highmark Inc., Penn Avenue Place Auditorium, […]

New Campus Activities Coordinator Plans to Strengthen Student Experience

Kate Billings has been selected as campus activities coordinator in the Office of Housing and Student Life at West Liberty University. She began her duties on Jan. 16.  “I’m excited to join the housing and student life office at West Liberty University! I’m looking forward to helping grow campus activities and showing our students the multitude of […]

Senior Sara Keedy & Her Dog Noel Featured in Sunday News-Register

Senior Sara Keedy, a dental hygiene major, was featured in the Wheeling News-Register recently in a Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 article written by Shelley Hanson, staff writer. Keedy, a resident of Mount Olivet, W.Va., attends classes at West Liberty with her faithful service dog, Noel. She expects to graduate this May and work as a […]

Samantha Wilson ’12 Selected as Web Assistant

Alumna Samantha Horacek Wilson, a native of Moundsville, W.Va., was recently hired by West Liberty University to assist with web design and graphic needs in the Department of Institutional Advancement at West Liberty University. “I am grateful for the opportunity to return to my alma mater and work in the creative field of web and […]

Phi Delta Theta Becomes First International Fraternity on the Hilltop

West Liberty University welcomed its first national/international fraternity recently as Phi Delta Theta joined the Hilltop Greek community. “West Virginia Gamma Colony of Phi Delta Theta is extremely excited about becoming the first International Fraternity on their campus at West Liberty University,” said President Justin de la Cruz, senior art therapy major from Weirton. The […]

Russian Student Presentation Will Look at Sochi Olympics, Moscow, Samara

West Liberty University international student, Olga Karpenko, will be giving a presentation about her home country of Russia from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Jan. 27, in the Alumni Room of the College Union. Entitled “Welcome to Russia,” Karpenko will be discussing Russian national symbols, 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, Moscow and Samara. Sochi, Russia is […]

Jesse Lenz ’10 Designs Cover of New York Times Magazine with Hillary as Planet

West Liberty University alumnus Jesse Lenz created a cover for the New York Times Magazine, published Jan. 24, 2014, in the online edition, that features Hillary Clinton as a planet. It accompanies an article written by Amy Chozick, political reporter for the New York Times. According to the New York Times blog, it is about […]

Psychology Professor Mike Marshall Puts New Spin on “Hilltopper”

It was the experience of a lifetime for one “Hilltopper.” West Liberty psychology professor and Wheeling resident, Dr. Michael Marshall scaled Africa’s highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro, over his holiday break this past December. He, his wife, Mary Kay, and adult son, Jared, climbed the mountain along with a team of three other Americans “It’s been […]

Jazz Saxophone Night Gives Students Professional Experience

The public is welcome to attend West Liberty University’s Jazz Saxophone Night, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22. The free musical performance takes place in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The show will feature two musical groups, one composed of current WLU music students along with a professional saxophone quartet, “Back Home Jazz Sax Quartet,” led by […]