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. 

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 […]