Senior Art Showcase Includes Nine Students

West Liberty University Art Department is hosting its senior art exhibition from April 23 – May 8 in the Nutting Gallery. A festive opening will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23. It is open to the public. The show features the talents of nine senior graphic design students who are […]

University Plans for Safety this Spring

West Liberty University is planning on keeping its students, staff and Hilltop community as safe as possible by following good planning techniques this spring. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, the University will host major safety departments and first responders from three counties at Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Resort, as it brainstorms and […]

Black and Gold Opportunity Plan Promotes Access, Affordability & Success

The West Liberty University Black and Gold Opportunity Plan offers students access, affordability and success. It is especially designed to assist underserved students — which includes first generation college students, older students, working adults, veterans and transfer students — in earning a degree. “Underserved students often encounter problems accessing higher education opportunities. West Liberty University […]

Comedy Central To Visit during ‘Hollywood on Hilltop’ Week for Students

As the 2014 school year winds down, West Liberty University will offer its students a chance to enjoy a variety of activities during its Hollywood on the Hilltop Celebration, April 21 – 26, including a visit from one of the funniest channels on television. The week kicks off with the headline act, Comedy Central campus […]

Farewell Concert Takes on Special Meaning as Choir Director Al de Jaager Retires

West Liberty University’s Concert Choir, under the direction of Alfred de Jaager, typically presents a “farewell” concert in the springtime to mark the departure of the choir for its overseas tour. This year, the concert takes on special meaning, as it will be the final concert under the direction of de Jaager who is retiring at […]

NYC Theater Pros Stanley Harrison & Brian Myers Cooper Return to Kelly Theatre

 Two distinguished theater professionals, Stanley Harrison and Brian Myers Cooper, will visit West Liberty University this April to share advice and stories about show business. All programs are free and open to the public. “We have a rare opportunity to have two accomplished theater pros visit and give lectures to our students. Stanley Harrison, a […]

WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at West Liberty University’s 2014 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 10. The ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. and take place in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). “We are looking forward to hearing what Marc has to say to […]

International Students Begin Books For Nepal Outreach

Imagine no bookstore, no Internet and no library. That is the stark reality in many regions of the world where young students must learn with limited resources. West Liberty University students hope to share their education with others through a community service project, Education Capacity Building in Rural Nepal. “Our students became aware of the […]

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 […]

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 […]