WLU Financial Aid Refund Process

West Liberty University has partnered with United Bank to streamline the financial aid refund process.  Students will now have the following options: Direct Deposit into a student’s existing bank account Direct Deposit into a United Bank free student checking account A paper check* mailed to the student’s preferred address Once your registration is complete you […]

2014 Science & Engineering Fair Winners Announced

Winners were announced recently in the 2014 Regional Science & Engineering Fair at West Liberty University, sponsored by the J. B. Chambers Foundation and the Wheeling Civitan Club. The fair took place March 7 – 8, 2014. Senior Division, Miriam Demasi, Engineering. Wheeling Park High School Junior Division, Grand Prize Winner, Daniel O’Leary, Botany, St. Michael’s […]

International Club Presents “Colors of Islam”

West Liberty University International Club will present the “Colors of Islam” from 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the Alumni Room, College Union.  Moderator of the discussion will be WLU student Joshua Taylor, who is an intern in the International Student Office. Speakers will include students: Kafa Al-Omaisi, Yemen; Shehar Bano, Pakistan; Ameni […]

Community University Offering Spring Classes for Adults

The following press release was written by Media Relations Intern Richard Tyler, a junior broadcast journalism/public relations major from St. Clairsville, Ohio.  This spring the Community University at West Liberty University continues to offer a stimulating learning environment to people age 50 and older. “Community University programs include topics from the arts and literature, sciences […]

Social Work Speaker Offers Professional Insight to Students

As part of West Liberty University’s observance of Social Work Month, professional therapist Mark Willow, St. Clairsville, Ohio, will be the speaker for a special program, planned for 3 – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 25. This event is open to the public and will take place in the Alumni Room, inside the College Union building. […]

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 […]