New Website and Programming for WGLZ Radio

91.5 WGLZ Radio has a new website and new programing. The website features updated staff biographies, chatroll, sports schedule and live streaming on the internet. The new programming starts with a top 40 song format, dubstep night, and the philosophical talkshow the “Idea” hosted by Tyler Rodgers. The Halloween 2011 Dubstep will happen live at [...]

WLUTV-14 reaches 100,000 Homes

West Liberty University Television’s programming through Comcast Cable has again expanded as this week the cable station (Comcast Channel 14) operated by WLU now reaches all subscribers in Brooke County (W.Va.) as well Jefferson County (Oh.) covering Steubenville and most of its surrounding area. Available on Comcast since 2007, WLU Television continues to reach Ohio, [...]

New Communications Honors Society

The Department of Journalism and Communication Studies is proud to announce the formation of a new honors program for Communications students. The Department of Journalism and Communication Studies is starting a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta. Lambda Pi Eta is the official honorary society of the National Communication Association, and it is also a member [...]

Communications Faculty Visits Sago Mine Memorial

West Liberty University Instructor Ryan McCullough recently visited the Sago mine disaster memorial and the Sago Baptist Church in Sago, West Virginia. He also visited the memorial to the mining disaster in Philippi, WV. Mr. McCullough was joined by Aron Massey, Instructor of Geography, in WLU’s department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Their visit was [...]

WLU Speech and Debate Team

The WLU Speech and Debate Team will hold an informational meeting for interested students.   When: Wednesday, September 7, 2011   Where: Fine Arts 210   Membership is open to ALL currently enrolled WLU students. Speech and Debate Provides you an opportunity to: –Compete against other colleges and universities in an academic forum –Travel to [...]

Communication Department Appoints New Faculty Member

The Communication department recently appointed Christian D’Andrea as our newest faculty member. Christian comes to West Liberty by way of Harvard and Oxford and has some exciting plans for our students. This fall Christian will be hosting West Liberty University students on his television series, Hurricane Hunters. Hurricane Hunters will premiere in 2012 on the [...]

WLU Student Featured in “Super 8″ Film

As anyone can tell you in “the business”, big breaks don’t happen too often. And, what’s even more rare, is for the proverbial big break to happen two thousand miles away from Hollywood in the panhandle of West Virginia.  But, for John Polverini, a West Liberty University student, that’s exactly what happened. Last September Polverini [...]

Communication Department Annouces New Concentration

The College of Arts and Communication is pleased to announce that they have added Communication Studies as a new degree concentration. Communication Studies is being added in addition to the department’s current concentrations of Broadcast and Journalism. The Non-Comprehensive degree concentration will no longer be offered, although the students currently enrolled in this program may [...]

The Hillywood Show

An Interview with The Hillywood Show CLICK HERE TO WATCH INTERVIEW The Hillywood Show® is the brainchild of internet celebrities and comedy sister duo Hilly & Hannah Hindi. Each parody features satire sketches, character impersonations, song and d…

Dustin Heavilin Visits Campus

Dustin Heavilin, a 2003 communication graduate, visited campus on March 28 to speak with students about his recent successes as a moviemaker. Dustin’s script for Ronnie Hoffman: Limo Driver was acquired by Seacoast Entertainment Arts, a Canadian-based distribution and production company. Dustin visited Jasmine Garcia’s Writing for Radio and TV class to speak with her [...]