The reason why most West Liberty University students are enrolled at this school is most likely because of an advertisement they saw online. The advertisements go out on all social media platforms daily, but have you ever thought of the process and the people behind it all? West Liberty has their own marketing department, just like every other school. The…
By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager West Liberty University welcomed 24 new faculty members to the 2018–2019 academic year.
Compiled by Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager Dr. Jeremy Larance is an English professor and has been with West Liberty since 2005. This year, Larance was named Assistant Provost for Innovation and Strategic Planning, and has already begun his duties under the new title.
By Emily Salvatori, Editor Mitchell Greco arrived at West Liberty University in the fall, bringing with him knowledge of world music. Originally from Rochester, N.Y., Greco did his schooling in Buffalo, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio and Western, N.C. before coming to West Virginia five years ago. Recently, he was named director of percussion and world music at WLU, and soon…
Compiled by Corey Riner, Contributing Writer Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Meleesa Wohleber recently shared her study on physical characteristics in Special Operations Forces in Melbourne, Australia at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance.
Compiled by Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer Associate professor of English Dr. Angela Rehbein recently edited a book titled Women’s Literary Networks and Romanticism: “A Tribe of Authoresses.” Rehbein’s research focuses on British women writers of the Romantic period.
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer West Liberty University Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Joseph Horzempa has been chosen as one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia’s Professor of the Year award two years in a row, as announced on Jan. 17, 2018.
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer The annual faculty exhibition opened on Jan. 17 in the Nutting Gallery. Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director, came up with the idea of having an annual art faculty exhibition. Every year, he picks the theme from all the art faculty members’ votes. This year’s theme is “Tree.”
By Daniel Morgan, Editor West Liberty University art faculty members presented some of their playful work at the Nutting Gallery’s annual faculty exhibition this evening. “The Toy Show” features work from professors Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moon Jung Kang, Nancy Tirone and Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director. The faculty voted on the year’s theme.