Spring Choral Concert – April 27, 2014

Alfred R. de Jaager directs the choirs of West Liberty University in his final concert performance before retirement. Dr. de Jaager has served as Director of Choral Activities at West Liberty for 47 years.

Undergraduate Student Research Competition Now in its 23rd Year

West Liberty University will host its annual Undergraduate Student Research Competition at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The oral competition will take place in Boyle Conference Center. The research competition is open to all students and includes two parts: a written paper and an oral presentation. The top three individuals producing written research papers […]

Student Presents Work

Anna Cipoletti, English major and philosophy minor, recently presented her work at the 22nd Annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium held at Concord University. Her paper, entitled “E. M. Forster’s Maurice and Genre Creation” explores Forster’s novel in relation to the bildungsroman literary genre.

Great Gala Honors United States Veterans with Post War Theme

West Liberty University’s 2014 Great Gala will take place at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Glessner Auditorium, Oglebay, and is sponsored by Ryan Ferns Healthplex. “I would like to recognize Ryan Ferns for his continued support as title sponsor for the Great Gala. His third year commitment to this event means a great deal […]

MADFEST Welcomes Students to the World of Media Art and Design

MADFEST will welcome more than 300 area high school students from 20 different schools to the campus of West Liberty University from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday, April 11. Most events take place in the WLU Media Arts Center. Students can take part in media art workshops, professional presentations and student competitions with prizes. […]

Campus Police Sponsor Gang Investigation In-Service

West Liberty University Campus Police Department will be hosting In-Service Training for Law Enforcement at the West Liberty Highlands Center from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. The topic of the class will be Advance Gang Investigation. “We were happy to arrange and coordinate this in-service session,” said Lt. Thomas Hostutler, WLU […]

Midsummer Night’s Dream Performed by Hilltop Players

The Hilltop Players will end its 2014 season of theater with a classic farce by William Shakespeare, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Curtain is at 7:30 p.m, Friday – Saturday, April 10, 11, 12 and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13 at Kelly Theatre. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream plays with the universal theme of love, and its […]

Electronic Music Concert 4-29-14

International Students Offer Campus Taste of Global Culture

West Liberty University’s International Food Festival is a perfect way to get a taste of different cultures and countries, their food and dietary habits. It will take place from 4-7 p.m., Monday, April 7 in the College Union Ballroom and is open to the public. There will be 24 different dishes served representing 14 different […]

NCAA DII Championship Results in Unparalleled Support for University

Though the West Liberty University men’s basketball team came up a few minutes shy of hoisting its first national championship trophy this past Saturday at the NCAA DII Championship Game, the Hilltop enjoyed an entire season of winning support from fans, alumni, students and staff. Beginning with the first game back on Nov. 11, 2013 and […]