University Economics Club Welcomes Journalist Joy Pullmann


The University Economics Club will welcome journalist and Research Fellow of Heartland Institute’s Joy Pullmann at noon, Thursday, July 24 to the River City Restaurant, 1400 Main Street. Pullmann’s work has been published by the New York Times, the Washington Examiner, the Weekly Standard and other newspapers and publications. She co-authored “Design Guidelines for Parent … Read More

Hilltop Mourns Passing of WLU Hall of Famer

The West Liberty University community is mourning the passing of WLU Hall of Famer Frank Ujcich, a key figure on the Hilltoppers’ 1964 NAIA national championship baseball team. Ujcich passed away Wednesday at his home in Wellsburg, W.Va., a few days short of his 71st birthday. A 2000 inductee into the West Liberty University Hall … Read More

New Class of Physician Assistants Recognized at White Coat Ceremony

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West Liberty University’s newest class of students enrolled in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program marked their entrance into the rigorous world of medicine with the official White Coat Ceremony, held at 5 p.m., July 16, in the E. Boyle Conference Room. Family and friends joined the future PAs for the celebration, which also … Read More

Dr. Matthew Inkster to Conduct Berlin Philharmonic Members in France

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A West Liberty University music professor has received a rare opportunity and distinct honor with his selection as a participant in the Conductors Lab, held in Aix-en-Provence, France, July 21 – 25, 2014. Wheeling musician and educator Dr. Matthew Inkster will be traveling to Provence, France, to conduct 12 members of the Berlin Philharmonic – … Read More

Dr. Scott Glysson Selected as Director of Choral Activities

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West Liberty University welcomed Dr. Scott Glysson as its new director of choral activities, recently. “West Liberty University has a great tradition of excellence in music education and performance and I’m thrilled to be joining this tradition as a member of the music faculty. I look forward to making great music with our students and … Read More

National Consultant Jay Frey Joins Development Team

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Institutional Advancement has added the assistance of planned and major giving consultant Jay Frey, CFRE, to its fundraising efforts. “I welcome Jay to the team and know that his years of experience will benefit the development office and the entire University as we advance our mission,” said Executive Director of Development Angela Zambito Hill, CFRE, … Read More

ALICE Training Teaches Proactive Survival Strategies to Professionals

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It’s every teacher’s and school administrator’s nightmare — an active shooter situation. With that in mind, West Liberty University and Wheeling-Ohio County Homeland Security will host an active shooter response training course on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 29 and 30 at WLU’s main campus. The two-day instructor-training course is designed to teach proactive survival skills … Read More

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s MAKESHOP Camp Teaches Creative Skills

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Professional educators enjoyed a creative camp-like program this June at West Liberty University’s Center for Arts & Education as the MAKESHOP® Educators Program with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh visited campus, June 23, 24 and 25. Funded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, the program welcomed 24 participants, including WLU College of Education seniors and … Read More