Great Gala Will Raise Funds for College of Education & Honor Post WWII USA

The following release was written by Media Relations intern Kacie Murray, Lumberport, W.Va., a public relations major. West Liberty University’s Office of Institutional Advancement is making preparations for its fourth annual Great Gala, sponsored by the Ryan Ferns Healthplex. The dinner-dance will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12 in Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Resort. This year […]

Professor Zach Loughman Selected for 40 Under 40 Honor

Dr. Zachary Loughman, assistant professor of biology at West Liberty University, was honored in Charleston recently when he was named a member of Generation Next by West Virginia State Journal. Generation Next: 40 Under 40, is an annual award designed to publicize stories of the incredible things professionals younger than 40 are doing throughout West Virginia. […]

West Liberty Flutes Perform Well at National Music Festival

West Liberty University music students performed in the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair recently. The weekend event took place Feb. 21 – 22, 2014 in Reston, Va. “After an intense Fall ’13 term of choosing repertoire, diving in to learn it, and submitting the necessary application, the West Liberty Flutes heard (on Christmas day) about their acceptance […]

Alumni Director Shane Stack Selected for Leadership West Virginia

West Liberty University Director of Alumni Relations Shane Stack ’10 was selected as a member of Leadership West Virginia recently. Stack joins 55 other leaders from across the state who have accepted invitations to participate in the 2014 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of nominations that was submitted to […]

Entrepreneur Pitch Contest Will Feature Coworking Speaker

Businesswoman Liz Elam has built her career on the tenet that working one’s way up from the bottom instills tenacity, creates resilience and develops excellence. That belief, blended with an innovative spirit and a competitive yet collaborative drive, has propelled her to the forefront of the “coworking” movement. Just what is coworking? It’s a style […]

U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito To Visit Gary E. West College of Business

West Liberty University welcomes Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to campus for the Gary E. West College of Business Executive Seminar Series, Monday, March 17. The seminar begins at 2 p.m., in College Hall and is open to students and staff only. “We’re honored to have Congresswoman Capito as our executive series speaker and I […]

Faculty Member Brenda Rinkes Named Social Worker of the Year

West Liberty University faculty member Brenda Rinkes has been named the 2014 Social Worker of the Year by the Ohio School Social Work Association (OSSWA). She was honored with a special presentation at the annual OSSWA conference held this past Friday, Feb. 28, in Columbus, Ohio. “I’m pleased and surprised to receive the award. And […]

President Capehart Designates March Social Work Month

West Liberty University students were pleased to join President Robin C. Capehart for the official signing of a proclamation declaring Social Work Month on the Hilltop campus recently. “All People Matter” is the theme selected by social workers across the nation for the 2014 Social Work Month, observed annually during March. “Social workers are in […]

Regional Science & Engineering Fair is Largest in Region

West Liberty University will hold its annual Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Friday and Saturday, March 7 – 8, 2014. Open to grades 6 – 12, it is held in Arnett Hall. “The West Liberty science fair is the largest in the region and attracts hundreds of young students excited about scientific discovery,” said Dr. […]

University Receives $25,000 from AEP Foundation for Campbell Hall of Health Sciences

The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation presented a check for $25,000 to West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart today to support the construction of Campbell Hall of Health Sciences. “This gift will impact the health care of our entire region and state,” said President Robin C. Capehart. “We are grateful to the AEP Foundation […]