WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 24, 2019 – West Liberty University will graduate 371 students at Spring Commencement 2019, to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC).
Congressman David B. McKinley will be the commencement speaker. President Stephen Greiner will preside at the ceremony and will present him with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and confer degrees on all candidates.
Megan C. Lyle, from Belmont, Ohio, will be the graduating student speaker, an honor she received based upon her grade point average. She is graduating from the School of Professional Studies with a degree in organizational leadership and administration.
Lyle currently works at Wheeling Hospital as a Computerized Tomography (CT) Technologist. She earned her degree in order to advance her career and plans to continue her education by earning a master’s degree next.
“I am already enrolled in the online MBA with WLU that starts in July. West Liberty has provided me with a wonderful experience and helped me plan my educational and professional path and I’m very happy,” she said.
Lyle has a five-year old son, Nathaniel.
The graduating students with the highest grade point average from each college are honored with the duty of carrying the college banner. For the spring ceremony, the following students will serve as banner carriers.
College of Arts and Communication
- Maria Keane, Wheeling, W.Va.,
- Isabella Pozell, Wheeling, W.Va.,
- Emily Salvatori, Wheeling, W.Va.
College of Sciences
- Jack Clarke, St. Clairsville, Ohio,
- Trevor Piccone, Crooksville, Ohio
Gary E. West College of Business
- Ronald Bane, Weirton, W.Va.
College of Education
- Stephanie Leonard, Milford, Mich.,
- Anna Malone, Clarksburg, W.Va.
- Alexandria Parker, Wheeling, W.Va.,
- Emma Romanek, Wheeling, W.Va.
College of Liberal Arts
- Devon Kalo, Triadelphia, W.Va.,
- Courtney Stackpole, Vienna, W.Va.
School of Professional Studies
- Paul Graham, St. Clairsville, Ohio
The Commencement Ceremony will be televised live on WLU Television Comcast Channel 14.
Doors will open for seating at 9:30 a.m. and parking will be available for guests behind the ASRC. A reception for graduates, guests, and families will be held in the College Union immediately following the ceremony.
West Liberty University today offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, plus a growing number of graduate programs including master degrees in clinical psychology, education, physician assistant studies, biology, professional studies and online master degrees in criminology, dental hygiene and the MBA.
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