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 […]

Hughes Lecture Series Presents Kelcey Parker

The Hughes Lecture Series is proud to present author Kelcey Parker.  Parker is the author of Liliane’s Balcony (Rose Metal Press), a novella set at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. Her story collection, For Sale by Owner (Kore Press), won the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award in Short Fiction and was a finalist for the […]

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 […]

Department secures broadcasting grant

Jeffrey Pfister, instructor and director of WGLZ radio, recently announced that the department of journalism and communication studies secured a $2,500 grant from the West Virginia Broadcasters Educational Foundation (WVBEF). According to Pfister, the grant helps fund the “Vocalize” project and will “assist students in their development, enhancement, and mastering of oral storytelling through technical […]

USA TODAY Charitable Foundation awards department

USA TODAY awarded the journalism and communication studies department with 30 licenses for the electronic edition to their national newspaper. The grant allows students in media and journalism classes full access to the electronic edition, which is an exact replica of their daily print edition, through computers, laptops, smartphones, and tablet devices. Students are able […]

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. […]

Last day to withdraw with a “W”

The last day to withdraw with a “W” is April 4th.  All drop slips must be signed by instructor and received in ESC – Shaw 121 by 3:45 p.m. on April 4th.  After April 4th student will receive a “WP” or “WF” for withdrawal.   A “WF” does count against your GPA!  Any questions please call […]

Summer 2014 Graduation Applications

Summer 2014 Graduation Applications now being accepted.