Journalism Seniors Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence Shelters

Nathan Johnson and Tara Adamzcyk are shown with one of the domestic violence collection boxes in Shaw Hall.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 12, ,2015 — This semester, three journalism majors, Tara Adamczyk, Nathan Johnson and Katie Ralbusky, are using their senior capstone projects as an opportunity to help raise awareness about domestic violence and to offer supplies to three area shelters. According to Professor Tammie Beagle who is teaching the capstone class, “As … Read More

WesBanco to Sponsor Great Gala, as Fundraiser Celebrates the Oscars

From left (seated) Dean Robert Kruse, WesBanco CEO Todd Clossins, WLU Executive Director of Development Angie Zambito Hill, (standing) WesBanco's XXX and Jeremy West.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 11, 2015 — WesBanco is the new title sponsor for West Liberty University’s annual Great Gala, which takes on a Hollywood theme this year. The evening of dining, dancing and supporting higher education will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Glessner Auditorium, Oglebay Resort. “We are grateful to WesBanco … Read More

Concert Artist Series Welcomes Dynamic Trio, ASS3MBLY

From left, timpanist Scott Christian, pianist Anne Waltner and flutist Lindsey Goodman, .

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 10, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Concert Artist Series presents the dynamic new trio of flute, piano and percussion musicians as “ASS3MBLY” takes the stage, at 7 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 20, in Elbin Auditorium. Free and open to the public, the performance will include six newly written works by living … Read More

WLU Biology Students Impress National Audience

From left, Dr. Joseph Horzempa,

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 9, 2015 — West Liberty University biology students, researching in the lab of Dr. Joseph Horzempa, left a positive impression on attendees of the Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting (MAMPM), held in Virginia recently. “The students and Dr. Horzempa’s post-doctoral research associate, Dr. Deanna Schmitt, represented WLU wonderfully at this scientific conference,” … Read More

Capstone Senior Project Results in Performance at Historic Strand Theatre


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 3, 2015 — College senior projects combine skills with creativity to demonstrate what a college student has learned over the years. For West Liberty University interdisciplinary major Liz Richter her performance project offers a perfect blend of acting and music. “The Last Five Years” will be presented at the Strand Theatre, … Read More

Alumnus Named Director at Wheeling YWCA

Photo by Bennett McKinley

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Feb. 2, 2015 — Alumnus Joshua C. Benyo will be putting his degree to good work, literally, as he has been selected to serve as program service director at Wheeling’s YWCA. “I’m thrilled and most certainly honored to join the YWCA Wheeling. Our organization has been in Wheeling since 1906. Throughout our history … Read More

Students, Faculty Lobby for Athletic Training Profession  

From left: Hannah Harnar, ATC; Jerry Duncan, ATC; Kayla Henderson, Herb Minch, ATC; Leanna McMillen, Michaela Hawkins, Sen. Ryan Ferns, Amber Helphenstine, ATC;  Dr. David Hanna, PT, ATC.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 30, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Department of Athletic Training, led by program director, Dr. David Hanna gave his students a glimpse of politics as they took part in Higher Education Day at the Capitol this past Tuesday. “Five of our athletic training students and several staff members went with me … Read More

Dr. Carrie White Appointed Chair of Statewide Entrepreneurship Effort

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 30, 2015 — West Virginia’s Vision Shared appointed West Liberty University professor, Dr. Carrie White, as chairwoman of its entrepreneurship committee recently. White is a professor with the Gary E. West College of Business, teaching business law and entrepreneurship. “It’s an honor to receive this appointment. I look forward to growing … Read More

Foundation Board Chairman Richard Lucas Welcomes New Member

Chairman Richard Lucas (welcomes new board member Dr. Henry Marockie.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Jan. 26, 2015 — West Liberty University Foundation Board welcomed its new chairman, Richard Lucas, at its first meeting of 2015, as it also greeted its newest member, Dr. Henry Marockie. Chairman Richard Lucas now leads the board after serving as secretary for several years. He follows Leslie “Les” DeFelice, who stepped down to accept … Read More