Compiled by Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer Kate Billings is the Director of Student Activities and the Title IX Coordinator. Billings has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Consulting/Leadership degree from Binghamton University (N.Y.). She is originally from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Prior to joining the staff at West Liberty University, she worked in sports management and merchandising.
Compiled by Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer Alexis Montes, the Athletic Advancement Coordinator, is a West Liberty University alumna. She received her bachelor’s in education with a concentration in athletic administration, and went to Marshall University for a master’s degree in sports administration.
By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager As of Jan. 2, Campus Activities Coordinator Kate Billings overtook the position of Title IX Coordinator. “Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex and gender in education programs, including athletic programs or activities that receive federal funding,” Billings explained. “Under Title IX, schools must ensure that all students have equal access to education,…
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Upstairs in the College Union, a space is now available for students, faculty and staff who are nursing with the new lactation room in room S3. Plans for this space have been in the making for a while, but it’s now finally ready to be utilized.
By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting back home, ultimately leaving the hilltop a ghost town for the most part. However, staff members are implementing new ideas to improve on campus involvement.
By Daniel Morgan, Editor After eight years of service in West Liberty University’s College of Education (COE), Dr. Keely Camden will be resigning as the dean to continue her ever-aspiring journey as an advocate for education. She recently accepted a faculty chair position at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, where she will spend more time in the classroom doing what she…
By Trumpet Staff In an effort to build The Trumpet’s stock photo library, we are offering a photography contest. This event is open to any and all students who participate in Trumpet activities, such as writing, editing, producing original photography and/or artwork, posting on social media, generating story ideas, selling ads, and attending meetings.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Distribution Manager West Liberty University has so far brought on seven new faculty and eight new staff members for the 2016-2017 school year. The additions for faculty affect multiple areas, including the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Master Degree Program, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Mathematics and more.