Archive for the ‘Spring 2013’ Category

  • Topper Spotlight

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Spring 2013, Topper SpotlightNo CommentsRead More »
    Topper Spotlight

    Jerry Lucarelli ’72 Margaret Isiminger Moninger ’28 Robert Price ’92 Jerry Lucarelli ‘72 Alumnus Jerry Lucarelli, Elizabeth Township, Pa., was recently honored by the city of Pittsburgh when his hometown named the musician to its Jazz Society’s Hall of Fame. Originally from Carrick, a little town in Pittsburgh, Lucarelli said he considers himself fortunate to be honored by the society. “The competition in Pittsburgh is just phenomenal. I am grateful that I was selected,” said Lucarelli, who continues to play jazz for Pittsburgh audiences and recently retired from another musical

  • University Accepts the Largest Outright Gift in History

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Development, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
    Gary E. West Events Center

    WLU began 2013 with a new facility, courtesy of alumnus and benefactor Gary E. West. The announcement was made at a Jan. 2, 2013, press conference held at the former Roadworthy property, now known as the Gary E. West Events Center. “On behalf of the faculty, staff, students, alumni, benefactors and friends, it is with a great sense of excitement and appreciation that we accept Gary’s act of kindness and dedication to his alma mater,” said President Robin C. Capehart. The donation includes the former restaurant building and the parking

  • Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter Scores a Great Start

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Forever Hilltopper Sp13, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
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    More than 135 alumni returned to the Ohio Valley Tip-Off party, held Feb. 23, just before the Toppers took on backyard rival Wheeling Jesuit. Our men’s and women’s teams swept the Cardinals and the Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter was off to a great start! “This was a very successful start to our new chapter. We look forward to an active and enjoyable association for everyone,” said Director of Alumni Relations Shane Stack ’10. “The Ohio Valley alumni are the heart of the Forever Hilltopper alumni association since these graduates live

  • Angie’s Hill

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Development, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
    Angie's Hill

    As we approach the end of this fiscal year, we are grateful to all who supported the Capital Campaign and we urge those considering a gift to get involved before June 30, 2013. Fiscal Year 2013 Highlights as of March 31: $3.8 million raised to date for FY 2013 233 new first time donors 31 donors gave $5,000 or more, 26 percent increase over last year 1,922 total gifts received as of March 31, compared to 1,557 gifts received over the entire 12 month of previous year President’s Circle donors

  • WLU is Safest Campus in the State

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Community, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
    WLU Safest Campus in WV

    West Liberty University is rated #1 in West Virginia for campus safety, according to campus safety rankings compiled by a popular college website, stateuniversity.com in December 2012. “It’s important for parents to know that we work hard to ensure the safety of our students and our campus,” said President Robin C. Capehart. “Our campus police work daily to maintain a high level of safety awareness and inter-agency cooperation that results in a very safe environment for our employees and students.” West Liberty Campus Police are headed by Lt. Tom Hostutler,

  • WLU Earns National Honor

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Community, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
    National Honor Roll

    West Liberty University was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recently. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. “We are pleased to achieve this honor and I personally thank our students and staff for their hard work and dedication in the area of community service. This designation is something we can all take pride in,” said Vice President of Community Engagement Jeff Knierim. The 2013 Honor Roll recipients were announced at

  • WLU Selects Dr. Brian L. Crawford as Provost

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Academics Sp13, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
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    Dr. Brian L. Crawford was named provost on Feb. 19, 2013. “The selection of a provost is one of the most important decisions a university makes in terms of leadership and management. And it’s a decision upon which we, as a university have worked on together over the last few months, constantly mindful of its impact on the future of West Liberty University,” President Robin C. Capehart said as he introduced the provost to campus at an 11 a.m. press conference held in the R. Emmett Boyle Conference Center. “Dr

  • American Dream guides Charlie Annett ’66

    Apr 18, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Special, Spring 20133 CommentsRead More »
    Charlie Annett '66

    Success did not come easy to Charlie Annett, yet today he leads a major logistics firm, FSA Network, that employs 400 people in 32 U.S. locations. “I was raised on the romantic idea of the American dream. I thought everyone was pursuing the dream of hard work leading to success, so it was ingrained in me to take advantage of opportunities as they happen, work hard and stay optimistic.” A Wheeling native and West Liberty graduate, he now lives in a mansion in sunny Florida (Weston) with his wife, Leticia,

  • Save the Date

    Apr 17, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Save the Date, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
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    Join WLU for “Ohio Valley Night” Where: Columbus, OH, at Gresso’s Pub & Grill - www.gressos.com When: May 29, July 31 and September 25 Brad Paisley Concert Where: First Niagara Pavilion When: June 1 Details Coming Soon Homecoming When: October 19 UPDATE YOUR CLASS NOTES: www.westliberty.edu/alumni/class-notes

  • Storybook Season for Topper Fans

    Apr 16, 13 • WLU-Webmaster • Sports, Spring 2013No CommentsRead More »
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    The No. 1-ranked men’s basketball team came up one win shy of playing for a national title, but the memories burn bright for Topper fans. Hundreds of fans followed the team to the Final Four — and nearly 200,000 Facebook fans viewed posts. Tweets were hot too thanks to #toppernation. Basketball: WLU led the nation in scoring for the seventh time in the past eight seasons with 3,702 points. No other NCAA team – men or women – scored 3,000 points this year Hilltoppers led the nation in three other

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