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 […]

Dog Show: Faculty Art Exhibition Opens

West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery presents the annual Art Faculty Exhibition Jan. 22 – Feb. 13, 2014. The entertaining exhibition will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 and the public is welcome to attend. Art faculty members participating in this year’s exhibition are Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, […]

Dean’s List Honors For Fall 2013

West Liberty University announces its Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during Fall Semester 2013. Students must attain a 3.50 grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to qualify for this honor. Students who achieved Dean’s List honors include: ARIZONA: Kelsey Mattison Chilton, Sarah Elyse Johnson; CALIFORNIA: Eric Christopher Amidei, […]

Duo Jalal Concert Offers Gypsy, Jazz, Classical Music on Campus

West Liberty University’s Department of Music will present an unusual duo in concert, at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, as part of its 2013 – 2014 Concert Artist Series. Free and open to the public, the concert takes place in Elbin Auditorium in College Hall. Duo Jalal, a viola and percussion duo, has played around […]