Story Provided by Media Relations On Nov. 14, West Liberty University Foundation received a gift of $25,000 from American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation that will strengthen STEM education for its students.
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.
Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer Dr. Melinda Kreisberg is a biology professor, director of Accreditation and Academic planning, and an Accreditation Liaison Officer for West Liberty University. She is also involved with the Hilltop Players, recently being the assistant director of “As it is in Heaven.”
By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager On Sept. 21, West Liberty’s nursing program held the annual white coat ceremony marking the third-year and BA-BS to BSN students’ transition into the professional field. This year, 25 junior nursing students donned their white coats as well as 10 students in the initial BA-BS to BSN program.
By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Starting this fall, West Liberty University is offering two new graduate programs. After going through several offices, including the West Liberty University Curriculum Committee, the Faculty Senate, West Liberty University Board of Governors, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Higher Learning Commission, WLU is now authorized to offer a Master of…
By Emily McLean, Contributing Writer The science honorarium Chi Beta Phi’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” an event to raise money and awareness about domestic violence, will be held on April 26 on the quad from 12 to 1 p.m. with a pre-walk session from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Story Provided WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 12, 2017 — West Liberty University is now the workplace of both the president and editor of the West Virginia Academy of Science. Dr. Zachary Loughman was selected president and Dr. Joseph Horzempa is the new editor of the Proceedings of the West Virginia Academy of Sciences, the organization’s journal. Both are professors of biology…
By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer The Student Research Competition returns to West Liberty for its 26th year. The competition has two categories: the first is Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Education, and the second is Natural Sciences and Math.
By Maria Kimble, Contributing Writer West Liberty University’s Zoo Science major offers new opportunities for students interested in caring for wildlife. This new major started as a discussion in fall 2015 and stepped into full swing at the beginning of this academic year. Students will receive hands-on training at Oglebay’s Good Zoo and on-site animal facilities here at WLU.