WLU Fall Commencement Set for Dec. 15

West Liberty University will graduate 140 students at Fall Commencement 2018, which will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. President Stephen Greiner will...

WLU Goes International for the Month

West Liberty University celebrates diversity during the month of November and the WLU International Center in conjunction with the International Student Club have organized events that include language sessions...

EVENTS: Spooky Happenings Around Town

Halloween fun is wrapping up in the valley with a number of spooky events on the calendar! • Get your Halloween costumes ready for a spooktacular party from 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Oct. 26, at Wheeling Isla...

Job Opportunities: Want to Move Back?

Imagine working in the peaceful rolling hills of Ohio County with great benefits and a friendly working environment only a 15-20 minute drive from Wheeling. Weelunk hears from a lot of “ex-pats” who follow o...

WVNCC, WLU Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and West Liberty University (WLU) signed a guaranteed admission agreement today, making degree completion easier for transfer students who start at WVNCC and tra...

WLU Marks Homecoming Week 2018

West Liberty University celebrates Homecoming 2018 with a variety of student, alumni and community events the weekend of Oct. 20. Students get started early, however, with the tradition of Serenades at 9 p.m...

ZOOsci What?

I first met Norbert in his classroom. Norbert and I now are friends. He occasionally roams West Liberty University's Zoo Science classroom with impunity, slowing occasionally when someone gives him a pat on his...

Walk the Dog Has New Meaning With New Fundraiser

Members of Chi Nu fraternity will combine fun and charity with its first Pooch Pals 5K this fall. The non-competitive walk will be held on the WLU campus on Saturday, Sept. 8. “Chi Nu is hosting the event to...

Nutting Gallery Opens Season With Textiles

Piece by Piece: A Mash-up of Modern Quilting, Digital Design and Craft is the title of the art exhibition that opens the Nutting Gallery’s 2018-19 exhibition season. The show features two artist-sisters — Sarah...

More Students Make the Hilltop Home This Fall

There will be more students returning to class and campus this weekend as West Liberty University students arrive for move-in weekend, Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26 “We are expecting an increase i...

Larance Named Assistant Provost at WLU

Dr. Jeremy Larance has been selected as assistant provost for academic innovation and strategic planning. He began his role on July 1. “Jeremy is passionate about his new role and has been actively working o...

WLU Announces New Master Degree Programs

West Liberty University has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission for two much-needed master degree programs, the Master of Science in Dental Hygiene (MSDH) and the Master of Arts in Clinical Ps...

WLU Earns Wellness Gold at National Conference

While attending the National Conference of the American College of Sports Medicine held in Minneapolis recently, Dr. Jason Metz, West Liberty University assistant professor of exercise physiology, received a Go...

Free Family Fun at Medieval Family Fun Faire

Donning armor and smiting your enemies with a sword has always made for compelling storytelling. The popularity of Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and other medieval-themed media attest to the fact that we l...

WLU PAs Hear From McKinley at Commencement

West Liberty University held its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies commencement at 6 p.m., Friday, June 15, in Kelly Theatre and welcomed U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) to the ceremony as ...

WLU Nursing and Medical Lab Students Pinned

Nursing Students Mark Accomplishment West Liberty University nursing students marked their graduation in a special way recently with a professional Nursing Pinning Ceremony held in Kelly Theatre. Opening re...

WLU Non-Traditional Student Receives Scholarship

West Liberty University student Crystal Jozwick of Wheeling received a $500 scholarship recently from the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Group. To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant mus...

WLU’s Downtown Center Offers Help for Start-Ups

West Liberty University’s Small Business Center, located at the WLU Downtown Center, is now open for business. Offering resources to business start-ups, the center is part of the vision of President Stephen ...

WLU Graduates 368 in Class of 2018

West Liberty University held its spring 2018 commencement on Saturday, May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Center (ASRC).  A total of 403 degrees were conferred to the 368 graduates, with 35 of those ...

WVNCC to hold Commencement

West Virginia Northern Community College will celebrate the success of its students during the 46th commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, at WesBanco Arena. Three hundred and seventy-one students are eligible ...

Six Students Selected for Honors Music Recital

West Liberty University’s Division of Music will hold its annual Honors Recital, at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 6, in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “The annual Honors Re...

Two Chances to Enjoy WLU Choirs

Springtime brings two chances to enjoy beautiful music as West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communications presents choral concerts for the public to enjoy. The first concert, Let Music Fill the ...

Elementary Science Fair Thursday at WLU

West Liberty University’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will sponsor the first annual Elementary Science Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12. Ohio County Public Schools were...

Fashion Ideas for the Great Gala

West Liberty University's annual fundraiser, The Great Gala, celebrates its eighth installment with a "British Invasion" theme at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Held in Oglebay Resort’s Glessner Auditorium, the ...

WLU Lights Up Blue for Autism

On Tuesday, April 3, Alpha Xi Delta sorority will hold a Light Up Blue night in support of Autism Speaks, the national autism awareness organization. “Our sorority helps to spread the message about autism an...

Nuts and Bolts of Frankenstein To Be Discussed

West Liberty University’s College of Liberal Arts is celebrating the birth of “Frankenstein” (the novel) throughout 2018, beginning with an interdisciplinary symposium from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 3. ...

PHYLosophy: The Upside of ‘Crumby’

“Daddy, it’s the moon and stars.” That’s what my 3-1/4-year-old granddaughter Norah told my son-in-law when she noticed half of a yellow sugar cookie and its crumbs on the kitchen table. It’s a broken coo...