University Unveils Gift of Historic Etchings in New Archives

The Jay T. McCamic, Esq. & Dr. Eileen W. MacFarlane Collection of Etchings is housed on the lower level of the Elbin Library.

President John McCullough and Jerry McCamic at the unveiling.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 23, 2015 — West Liberty University unveiled the Jay T. McCamic, Esq. and Dr. Eileen W. MacFarlane Collection of Etchings recently at a private reception, held in the University Archives at the Paul Elbin Library. Donated by Wheeling lawyers Jeremy C. McCamic Esq. and Jolyon W. McCamic Esq., the etchings represent … Read More

Concert Artist Series Concludes with Jazz Trio

by Media Relations Intern Natalya Muhametzyanova

Leonhardt Jazz Trio

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 20, 2015 — West Liberty University will conclude its 2014-2015 Concert Artist Series with an upbeat jazz performance by the David Leonhardt Jazz Trio. The concert is free and open to the public and begins at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23 in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. “Please join us for a … Read More

Business Students Hear from Ziegenfelders in Entrepreneur Class

Class features local business owners' firsthand experiences.

From left, John Bonassi, Barry and Lisa Allen,

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 18, 2015 — The business cold call took on a new meaning for a class of business students as they enjoyed a chance to hear from Lisa and Barry Allen of Wheeling. Lisa is CEO of Ziegenfelder’s Frozen Treats and her husband Barry is vice president of sales and marketing. “To … Read More

Community Chorus Debuts with Handel’s Messiah

Outreach to community offers singers of all ages a chance to perform!

Dr. Scott Glysson is shown conducting a rehearsal with Adam Bonnai .

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 17, 2015 – West Liberty University’s Community Chorus presents George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 at the J. B. Chambers Performing Arts Center at Wheeling Park High School. The Baroque-era oratorio is a holiday classic and the performance is free and open to the public. It is … Read More

Southwestern Energy Partners with WLU for STEM initiative

Gift will fuel science across the Northern Panhandle

From left Interim President Dr. John McCullough, Board of Governor Patrick Ford, Southwestern Energy's Maribeth Anderson, Vice President of Institutional Advancement Jason Koegler.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 16, 2015 — STEM education in the Northern Panhandle received a boost today as West Liberty University accepted a $25,000 gift toward the annual science and engineering fair held on campus each spring. “The Regional Science Fair is strengthened with this gift and we are grateful to Southwestern Energy for making … Read More

Senior Finds Education, Experience for Future Career

November marks International Education Month

Josh Taylor enjoyed the outdoor markets.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 12, 2015 — Senior Joshua Taylor found a way to build his future career thanks to educational opportunities provided by West Liberty University. A study-abroad experience and a chance to work in the international student office pointed him toward his career path. His study abroad took place in China this past … Read More

Music Department Scores Three-peat

Junior Mikayla Schultz earns the top prize in collegiate piano competition.

MIkayla Schultz @ piano

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 11, 2015 — For three years in a row, a West Liberty University music student has earned the top prize in piano performance at the West Virginia Music Teachers’ Association (WVMTA) collegiate piano competition. Most recently WLU junior Mikayla Schultz received the honor. The competition was held at Marshall University on … Read More

WLU Pledges More Support for Student Veterans in 5 Star Ceremony

Veterans are invited to call GI Bill Coordinator Cheryl Mielke at 304-336-8129 for more information.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 11, 2015 — In honor of Veterans Day, West Liberty University is pledging increased support for student veterans as part of the state’s 5 Star Challenge’ initiative which launched earlier this fall. The challenge calls on institutions to adopt a set of exemplary standards for supporting student veterans and is a tribute to the … Read More

WV Business Plan Competition Comes to Hilltop

Now in its 10th year, the contest will award three grand prizes in April.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 9, 2015 — West Liberty University Gary E. West College of Business is hosting the semi-final round of the West Virginia Business Plan Competition on Nov. 13. It is the first time that the annual entrepreneurial contest has visited the Hilltop. The competition, which runs throughout the collegiate academic year, is … Read More

Veterans Day Concert Performed by Music Students

The patriotic concert is free and open to the public.

Wind Ensemble

The West Liberty University Music Department in cooperation with St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church presents An American Salute! at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. “The Wind Ensemble will perform a program of music exclusively penned by American composers to celebrate and honor our service personnel. Selections by Morton Gould, Charles Ives, Robert Russell Bennett and … Read More