WLU, Wheeling Hospital and Riesbeck’s, Join for “Hilltoppers Choose Hope” Cancer Walkathon

West Liberty University will host a “Hilltoppers Choose Hope” walkathon and related events beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Russek Field to benefit Wheeling Hospital‘s Schiffler Cancer Center. Riesbeck’s Food Markets is the title sponsor of the event. The public is invited.   The walkathon will be a collective service activity for all … Read More

West Liberty Homecoming Events and Additions to Wall of Honor Slated

West Liberty University will recognize distinguished graduates during Homecoming weekend with a Wall of Honor ceremony. Portraits of the outstanding alumni selected this year will join others posted on the in the Alumni Wall of Honor Room of the College Union. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8.   This year’s honorees are … Read More

WLU and Oglebay Institute offer “Paint Oglebay Park” Event

West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communication is a sponsor of the sixth annual “Paint Oglebay Park Plein Air Paintout” event in Oglebay Park in Wheeling this weekend, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2.   The event was founded six years ago by Brian Fencl, an associate professor of art and chairman of the university’s … Read More

WLU Theatre Department to Present “Stop Kiss”

The Diana Son play “Stop Kiss,” described by the New York Times as a “sweet, sad and enchantingly sincere” comic drama, will be presented at West Liberty University. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 6-7 and 13-15, and at 3 p.m. on Oct. 16 at Kelly Theatre. Michael L. Aulick, theatre director at … Read More

Enrollment, Academics the Topics at Monthly WLU Gathering

West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart in his monthly report to the campus community said enrollment in 2011 has increased approximately 2.5 percent from the fall of 2010 to 2,653. He added that the number of students residing in campus housing has increased by 3.2 percent to 1,305. Dr. Susan McGowan-Koyzis, interim dean of … Read More

Brad Paisley Featured in New West Liberty University Advertisement

Country music star Brad Paisley and West Liberty University have teamed up for a new advertising campaign, “Welcome to Your Future,” which will make its television debut this weekend. Paisley is a graduate of WLU. Paisley and his hit song, “Welcome to the Future,” are featured in the promotional spot which will premiere during the … Read More

West Liberty University Enrollment Continues to Rise

Enrollment at West Liberty University for the fall semester has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, Scott Cook, dean of students and executive director of enrollment services, has reported.   “Our fall enrollment of 2,778 is the largest since 1973,” Cook said. “I am pleased to confirm we have increased enrollment for a … Read More

WLU Pianist to Perform Works of Female Composers

Becky Billock, adjunct instructor of piano at West Liberty University, will present a solo piano recital at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Elbin Auditorium, College Hall, on campus.  Her unique and intriguing program features music from the 20th and 21st centuries written exclusively by women composers. The performance is free and open to … Read More

Graduate School Fair Planned For September 21st

A  graduate school fair is planned for September 21st, 2011 from 12:00-2:00 in Blatnik Gym. Thirty-four participating universities and their admissions representatives will be available to provide information about their respective programs and admissions criteria. The event is free and open to all students and alumni. For more information please contact Bridgette Dawson at 304-336-8018 or … Read More