West Liberty University Welcomes Global UGRAD Fellow


West Liberty University is pleased to welcome a new international student, Marupzhan Semyatov from Kazakhstan, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia & Central Asia (Global UGRAD). The Global UGRAD Program aims t o advance youth leadership and promote mutual understanding by providing one year of non-degree U.S. … Read More

West Liberty University Highlands Center Hosting Infotainment Night

West Liberty University’s Highlands Center will host an Infotainment Night on Friday, Nov. 12 from 7-9 pm. This event will help to answer questions about courses offered, degree programs and general information about the WLU Highlands Center. Those thinking about returning to college to finish their bachelor’s degree are invited to bring their families and … Read More

Sporting News Ranks West Liberty Men Preseason No. 8 Nationally – Hilltoppers Home Opener Sunday vs. Lock Haven at 2:00 p.m.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The West Liberty University men’s basketball team is ranked No. 8 in the NCAA Division II section of The Sporting News College Basketball Preview magazine. Senior guard Corey Pelle was selected as an Honorable Mention Preseason NCAA Division II All-American by the publication, which featured a list of the projected Top 10 … Read More

WLU Celebrates IEW 2010

WLU will celebrate International Education Week, (IEW) the week of Nov. 15-19.  Events and activities will take place all week that showcase how international education connects people across borders, builds cross-cultural understanding, prepares students with global skills, and ultimately creates the foundation for a more peaceful world. Below is a schedule of events to take … Read More

WLU’s Department of Music Presents The IonSound Project

The WLU 2010-11 Concert Artist Series will host The IonSound Project on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 8:00 p.m., in the Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The IonSound Project’s members represent some of the most in demand young musicians in the Pittsburgh area. Since giving its first concert in 2004, the ensemble has presented more than 80 … Read More

ESPNU to Air Short Feature on WLU All-American QB Zach Amedro

ESPNU is expected to air a short feature on West Liberty’s record breaking Quarterback Zach Amedro Monday evening.  The feature will air on ESPNU at 6:00 PM (Monday-11/8/10) during the network’s BCS Countdown Show. Zach Amedro became the leading passer in NCAA Division II history while fellow seniors Kevon Calhoun, Ryan Travis, and Clay Beeler … Read More

WLU Alumni To Present “The Road to Literary Success” at Speakeasy Event

Rod Mustanski (WLU ’75) will be the special guest speaker at this week’s Speakeasy on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at noon in the Interfaith Chapel. The title of his presentation will be “The Road to Literary Success.” In addition, Mustanski will offer a second presentation on Wednesday entitled  “Writing Your Book and Getting It Published.” This … Read More

Broadcast Students Work with ESPN Crew in Morgantown

Lights, cameras, action! Sounds like a movie shoot on location. The location was Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, WV. The action was the ESPN Thursday night television production crew setting up for the prime time football match-up between University of South Florida and WVU. The West Liberty Media Arts students were able to get in on … Read More

WLTV Election 2010 Coverage – Live at 7 PM!

West Liberty Television will host live Election 2010 coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day on Wheeling Area Comcast cable channel 14 and online at www.wltvonline.com WLTV’s coverage focuses on analysis of the election process and the election returns. “WLTV attempts to provide something unique for viewers in the Ohio Valley,” said WLU Communications … Read More