Live Television Planned by WLTV-14 from WVIAC Tournament

West Liberty Television will have its first ever live remote broadcast from the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum from the 2011 WVIAC Basketball Tournament. Via streaming technolgies, WLTV-14 will deliver a live broadcast from Charleston to its WLTV-14 studios that will air on WLU’s Comcast Cable Channel 14 and will be available via the web: [...]

Comm Alumns Land Multi-Million Dollar Deal

In October of 2010 MMG (Mercenary Media Group) shot a twenty-five minute pilot for their first full length feature film Ronnie Hoffman: Limo Driver. Parties involved with the film include West Liberty University illuminists Mark “Adam” Leonard and Dustin “Scooter” Heavilin. Both graduated with Communication degrees (Leonard/Journalism) (Heavilin/Theatre). Heavilin will be the second lead role [...]

West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association State Tournament

West Liberty University will host the West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association State Tournament on February 25th and 26th, 2011 The WVIFA is a statewide organization that promotes intercollegiate speech and debate in West Virginia.  Students can qualify for the National Forensic Association’s National Tournament held in April. Schools competing here are Alderson Broaddus College, Fairmont [...]

Purple for a Cause

Faculty, staff, and students showed their support for those who lost their lives to bullying by wearing purple on October 20, 2010.People around the country are wearing purple today (10/20) to show their support for the eight teenagers who recently took their lives due to gay bullying. A message on the Spirit Day 2010 Facebook page [...]

Communication faculty and staff meet

The Communication department’s faculty and staff held a meeting, led by the Dean of Arts and Communication, William Baronak, in early October. Pictured are faculty and staff members.

Faculty Member works on Abduction Movie Set

Communication faculty member, Brianne Bayer Mitchell, had the opportunity to be on set of the new Lion’s Gate major motion picture, Abduction. While the film crew was located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, Brianne was able to work alongside of movie star Taylor Lautner who is most notably recognized as Jacob Black from the Twilight Saga. During her [...]

Broadcast students work with ESPN crew in Morgantown

Lights, cameras, action! Sounds like a movie shoot on location. The location was Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, WV. The action was the ESPN Thursday night television production crew setting up for the prime time football match-up between University of South Florida and WVU. The West Liberty Media Arts students were able to get in on [...]

WLU Hosts Journalism Summit

On Saturday, Oct. 2, Journalism students from West Liberty and Robert Morris Universities will team up to tackle some of the issues facing the student press. Trumpet Faculty Adviser Tammie Beagle is excited about hosting the first-ever event.  “This will give our students a chance to meet their peers from another institution, forge some friendships, [...]

The New College of Arts and Communication

As of July 1st 2010, the Department of Arts and Communication will now be part of the new College of Arts and Communication at West Liberty University. The new College is made-up of the Departments of Journalism, Communication Studies and Visual Art and the Department of Music and Theater.  The new College will be led [...]

West Liberty University Competes at the National Forensic Association’s National Tournament

West Liberty University Competes at the National Forensic Association’s National Tournament West Liberty University is one of eighty-four colleges and universities competing at the National Forensic Association’s 40th National Tournament.  The tournament is being held on April 15-19 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. This marks the first time that West Liberty University has ever [...]