Category Archives: College of Arts and Communication

West Liberty students collect more than $1,200 for animal shelter

Story Provided by Daniel Morgan

West Liberty University seniors Mark Carson, Josie McCoy and Daniel Morgan organized a fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse on April 12, raising $1,256.21 for the Brooke County Animal Shelter’s veterinary and daily expenses.

Scholarship winner creates pop-up exhibition

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
On March 27, the pop-up exhibition, “FTM POV: Exploration of a Transgender Perspective,” by Lucas Shaver opened in Room 100 of the Media Arts Center. Shaver is the first recipient of the Robert Villamagna Jr. Memorial Scholarship

WLU-TV14 airs new weekly cooking competition

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
You might like cooking, but do you like it enough to compete on live television? WLU broadcasting students started a new competition for those who like cooking. The show, College Cooking  Challenge, is a Channel 14 spring special that airs at 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday. It aired its first episode produced by junior broadcasting major, Chad Richards, on March 7. 

Capstone class collects donations for local boys home

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
This spring semester, the Public Relations and Journalism joint capstone classes are collecting donations for St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling as part of their project. 

WGLZ wins award, grant; student lands scholarship

By Daniel Morgan, Editor
 
West Liberty University’s radio station WGLZ 91.5 is celebrating a “trifecta,” as its faculty adviser Jeff Pfister describes it, from its work in 2017.

Marching Hilltoppers to return to West Liberty

By Jerrad McNeil, Contributing Writer
 
On Sept. 21, it was announced that the University is bringing back the West Liberty Marching Hilltoppers. The marching band was cut due to budget reasons in March 2016. 

Graphic Design rebranded as Visual Communication Design

By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer 

The Graphic Design major has a brand new name. Instead of Graphic Design, it will now be known as Visual Communication Design.

WLU Honors Convocation acknowledges student achievement

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

Yesterday evening, on behalf of West Liberty University, faculty and department heads gathered in Kelly Theater in the Fine Arts Building to hold the annual Honors Convocation to recognize students who have shown outstanding academic achievement. The evening began with opening remarks from Vice President of Student Services Scott Cook and WLU President Dr. Stephen Greiner. Soon after, the awards began to be distributed.