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Lastly, the faculty and staff of the College of Arts and Communication are busy preparing for the challenges ahead and, as always, we appreciate the support of the fantastic community Read More
Click to View Spring 2020 Senior Art Portfolios
Join me in congratulating these professors (below) who achieved promotion or were granted tenure this past year.
Moonjung Kang, Visual Communication Design Michael Aulick, Theater Sarah Davis, Visual Communication Read More
As was the case for innumerable planned performances around the world this spring, the WLU Electronic Music Ensemble was not able to perform live in April. So we made a Read More
The College of Arts and Communication is fortunate to have support from many donors in both scholarship and operational dollars. But we always need more help. If you would like Read More
In lieu of the Spring Senior Show in Nutting Gallery, our senior Art majors are displaying their senior portfolios online. CLICK HERE to experience their fantastic work. The “Sour Sunflower” Read More
Meta Lasch, professor of Theater, and her husband Rich Deenis (pictured), have been making protective masks for about a month. Recently, she began using a 3-D printer to make special Read More
In addition to completing their academic work for the year, our music students, music faculty, and video production staff have been busy creating virtual performances to be included in WLU’s Read More
John R. Hennen 1942-2020 The West Liberty Community mourns the loss of one of its graduates and professors this past week. John Hennen was a beloved professor of Theater at Read More
These are just a few of our proud COAC graduates for Spring 2020! The past 2 months have been trying, but you made it through 4 years with determination, hard Read More
Let’s start with a song! Graduating senior music major Maddie LaFollette submitted her Senior Recital program via video due to the coronavirus pandemic. She is just one example of how Read More
The following things are still happening in the College of Arts and Communication at West Liberty University:
Distance Education. Our amazing faculty have adapted to the sudden change in circumstances with efficiency and excellence. All Spring 2020 classes are being finished online or via alternate formats. Read More
Congratulations to Mitchell Greco! WLU’s professor of percussion and world music successfully defended his Doctoral Dissertation and will soon become DR. GRECO!!
Our Theater professors and graduates have been busy using their skills to make masks to help people protect themselves. Profs. Meta Lasch and Rich Deenis are pictured left. On the Read More
Lindsay Dowdle graduated last semester with a degree in Public Relations. She interned at WVU Reynolds Hospital last summer, and she was able to leverage that internship to obtain a Read More
Callia Byard travelled to Baltimore with her fellow WLU Theater Majors for the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Callie reached the semi-final round of the prestigious Irene Ryan Read More
Tyler Rodgers graduated from West Liberty in 2013 with a Digital Media Design degree. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and works for several companies in LA as a Read More
Lauren Anderson, a Visual Communication Design major, ’22, recently won the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators 2019 Scholarship First Place Award. Her image, titled “Buzz Off” is above. The competition had Read More
Olivia Baumhoer, graduated last year with a Digital Media Design degree. She will soon be working for the NCAA at their headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.
Carrie A. Gralinski is a new legal assistant and litigation support specialist at Toriseva Law in Wheeling, WV. She graduated from West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science Degree Read More
Dakota McGrew, Theater major, was recently accepted into the Open Jar Institute Broadway Intensive for the summer of 2020. One of only 60 students selected from around the world, Dakota Read More
MADFest 2020 has begun! Visit westliberty.edu/madfest/call-for-entries/ to submit work to our annual Media + Arts + Design competition! High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors can submit up to 2 works. Read More
The College of Arts and Communication celebrated the commencement of 19 students this past Saturday. Go forth and make the world a more beautiful and functional place! We’re proud of Read More
West Liberty has joined the streaming revolution with Topper Station! From Academics, to Athletics, to Alumni, topperstation.com is your source for all things West Liberty. Find hundreds of archived videos Read More
WLU alum Josh Revels, Broadcasting 2010, recently won two Emmy Awards for his work as a producer at WPXI Television in Pittsburgh, PA. Congratulations Josh!! Our Broadcasting program provides our Read More
West Liberty professor of art Martyna Matusiak is exhibiting her work at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton, OH, a suburb of Cincinnati. Professor Matusiak specializes in printmaking Read More
The WLU Theater program was thrilled to welcome Radium Girls playwright D.W. Gregory to the November 22nd performance. In addition to providing feedback on the performance, Ms. Gregory gave additional insight Read More
WLU art students participated in the “Inclusion Print Exchange” with Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts, Poland, and SUNY New Patz. Each student created a portfolio of 21 prints and exchanged them Read More
Dr. Anna Stephan-Robinson, Associate Professor of Music, recently traveled to Columbus, Ohio to present “The Chromatic Wedge as Formal Marker in Marion Bauer’s Duo for Oboe and Clarinet, op. 25” Read More
The annual Tri-State Honor Festival brought some of the best high school musicians from the Ohio valley to West Liberty University for two days of mentorship and music. Sunday, Dec 1, was Read More