WLU to Host West Virginia Humanities Council Program on Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Buck

History Alive!: The First Woman to Win the Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes is coming to West Liberty University. Karen Vuranch, freelance writer and storyteller, will portray Pearl S. Buck on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 3:00 p.m. at Kelly Theater on WLU’s main campus. Buck (1892-1973) was born in West Virginia and grew up in China … Read More

WLU Play “Our Town” Continues This Weekend

“Our Town” by Thorton Wilder follows the story of a Grover’s Corners as it looks at daily life, love and eternity. Thought by some to be the “finest play ever written by an American”. The show times for this weekend will be Oct. 21, 22, 23 at 7:30pm and Oct. 24 at 3:00pm. For reservation … Read More

Film And Television Workshop to be Held at WLU-Highlands Center

West Liberty University’s School of Professional Studies, with acknowledgements to the W.Va. Film Office and The Walkabout Company, LLC., will sponsor a film and television workshop on Saturday, Oct. 23, 10am-4pm at the Highlands Center. The one-day workshop, “Production Assistant – Roles and Responsibilities,” is open to anyone 18 and older.  Participants will have the … Read More

WLU To Host House Of Delegates Debate

WLU with the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Delegate on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Arts Center Studio.  The debate will feature the 4 candidates running for the WV House of Delegates 3rd District. Ryan Ferns (D), Shawn Fluharty (D), Dolph Santorine (R) and Erikka Storch (R) are … Read More

WLU Announces The Gary E. West College of Business

West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart presents WLU benefactor Gary West with an award commemorating the naming of The Gary E. West College of Business

The West Liberty University Board of Governors has taken action to honor one of the University’s most prestigious benefactors by renaming WLU’s business school The Gary E. West College of Business. West’s most recent gift is a $1.5 million contribution, to be distributed in three equal installments over the next three years to the College … Read More

Research Fellow in Nuclear Energy Policy to Speak at WLU Economics Luncheon

A Research Fellow in Nuclear Energy Policy will address the next meeting for The Center for Economic Philosophy’s BB&T Speaker Series, at West Liberty University. The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 18. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in the Health Plan Pavilion, at WesBanco Arena. Jack Spencer, with the Heritage Foundation’s … Read More

WLU Opens 2010-11 Concert Artist Series

WLU’s Department of Music will open the 2010-11 Concert Artist Series on Sunday, Oct. 17 at 3:00 p.m., at the Elbin Auditorium on the WLU main campus.  David Allen Wehr, pianist, will entertain the audience with his bicentennial tribute to the works of Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann. Wehr has played over one thousand concerts … Read More

Gov. Manchin Appoints Three to West Liberty University BOG

Gov. Joe Manchin III has appointed three people to the West Liberty University Board of Governors. First Senatorial District representative Brian Joseph (Triadelphia, W. Va.) will serve a term ending on June 30, 2014.  He is an Independent, and this is a reappointment. Joseph co-founded Touchstone Research Laboratory in Wheeling, W.Va. in 1980. He has … Read More

2010 Homecoming A Success

WLU celebrated Homecoming with a weekend pack full of events. Alumni filled the campus on Saturday morning to take part in activities that included the parade, tailgating and the homecoming festival with food and games. The WLU football team defeated Glenville State 47-21 in front of a packed house. At halftime Andre “Moon” Robinson and … Read More