Goodbye de Jaager
Jul03

Goodbye de Jaager

The Concert Choir, under the direction of Alfred de Jaager, typically presents a “farewell” concert in the spring to mark the departure of the choir for its overseas tour. Begun in 2007, the Concert Choir spring tour offered students a chance to perform internationally as they visited Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria. This year, the concert had special meaning since it was the final concert for de Jaager who retired at...

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Campbell Hall of Health Sciences Points to Bright Future
Jul01

Campbell Hall of Health Sciences Points to Bright Future

WLU dedicated its state-of-the-art Campbell Hall of Health Sciences building on May 5 with a festive ceremony that included speeches from both President Robin C. Capehart and President Emeritus Clyde D. Campbell ’53. The $23 million building houses six academic departments: chemistry, dental hygiene, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, speech pathology/audiology and the newest WLU health science program, physician assistant studies....

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Spring Sports: Golf, Tennis and Track
Jul01

Spring Sports: Golf, Tennis and Track

  Golf Coach Mike Ricci’s regionally-ranked men’s golf team earned its fourth NCAA Division II post-season bid in the past six seasons. Matt Iceton was named to the All-Region Team after earning MEC Freshman of the Year honors.     Tennis Coach Heather Gallagher’s regionally-ranked women’s tennis team earned its fourth straight NCAA Division II Atlantic Region tournament bid and dropped a 5-4...

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Spring Sports : Baseball and Basketball
Jun30

Spring Sports : Baseball and Basketball

Baseball Coach Eric Burkle’s baseball team posted its first winning season since 1998, set a school record with 23 conference wins and earned its second straight trip to the conference tournament.   Basketball Coach Lynn Ullom’s Lady Hilltoppers came on strong down the stretch to earn runner-up laurels in their first season of Mountain East Conference competition and picked up yet another NCAA Division II Tournament...

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“Pay Attention, Be Astonished, Tell About it!”
Jun30

“Pay Attention, Be Astonished, Tell About it!”

Spring 2014 Commencement was a special moment for all the graduates but especially for the inaugural class of WLU physician assistants who began the journey to their master degree just two years ago. The Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree program welcomed its first class in July 2012 and the class participated in Spring Commencement, finished their clinical rotations in June and then took their board exams. The May 10...

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Welcome Jay Fre, CFRE, Planned & Major Giving Consultant
Jun24

Welcome Jay Fre, CFRE, Planned & Major Giving Consultant

“I welcome Jay to the team and know that his years of experience will benefit the development office and the entire University as we advance our mission,” said Director of Development Angela Zambito Hill, CFRE, who will be his supervisor. “This gives us an opportunity to focus on endowment growth and to address the needs of our Nathan Shotwell Planned Giving Society.” Frey’s more than 35 years of fundraising experience ranges from...

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