Topper Spotlight
Apr18

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...

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University Accepts the Largest Outright Gift in History
Apr18

University Accepts the Largest Outright Gift in History

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,”...

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Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter Scores a Great Start
Apr18

Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter Scores a Great Start

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...

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Angie’s Hill
Apr18

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...

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WLU is Safest Campus in the State
Apr18

WLU is Safest Campus in the State

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...

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WLU Earns National Honor
Apr18

WLU Earns National Honor

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...

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