Chris Stirewalt Addresses Large Crowd at WLU’s Center for Economic Philosophy Economics Club Luncheon


WLU’s Center for Economic Philosophy hosted Chris Stirewalt, Political Analyst for FOX News, at Monday’s Economics Club Luncheon at WesBanco Arena’s Health Plan Pavilion. Stirewalt is the digital politics editor for FOX News His daily political tip sheet is seen by tens of thousands of subscribers to FOX’s political app for iPhones and iPads. Stirewalt also … Read More

WLU Professor Receives Article of the Year Award


WLU Interim Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Robert Kruse, is the recipient of the Southeastern Geographer Outstanding Article for this year. His article “ The Geographical Imagination of Barack Obama: Representing Race and Space in America” was selected by committee members on the following criteria: (a) scholarship of exceptional merit and quality that … Read More

Men’s Basketball featured in the Wall Street Journal


WLU men’s basketball team are making baskets and headlines. After two games the toppers are averaging 155.5 points per game and its getting noticed. For the full story visit the Wall Street Journal online at,

Dave Price from the CBS Early Show is a Topper Fan!


Dave Price from the CBS Early Show made a stop in Wheeling during his “No Way Home” tour. Price started a coat drive while on this adventure across the U.S., which led him to make a stop at the Highlands Center. When word of the coat drive made it to the WLU campus, staff faculty … Read More

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