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West Liberty voted safest campus in the state

West Liberty voted safest campus in the state

Annalise Murphy

November 21, 2019

              West Liberty University has been voted the #1 safest campus in WV for the year 2020 according to niche.com. President Dr. Stephen Greiner quoted, “This is great news that we are pleased to share with the community. Our campus police maintain a high level of safety and awareness and inter-agency cooperation that results in a secure environment for our employees and ...

WLU marketing department proves to be a team effort

WLU marketing department proves to be a team effort

Lauryn Fridley and Lauryn Fridley

April 10, 2019

The reason why most West Liberty University students are enrolled at this school is most likely because of an advertisement they saw online. The advertisements go out on all social media platforms daily, but have you ever thought of the process and the people behind it all? West Liberty has their ow...

24 new faculty members join the ranks at WLU

October 1, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager   West Liberty University welcomed 24 new faculty members to the 2018–2019 academic year.  Read More »...

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Jeremy Larance

September 12, 2018

Compiled by Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager Dr. Jeremy Larance is an English professor and has been with West Liberty since 2005. This year, Larance was named Assistant Provost for Innovation and Strategic Planning, and has already begun his duties under the new title. Read More »...

Greco named director of percussion, world music

March 26, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   Mitchell Greco arrived at West Liberty University in the fall, bringing with him knowledge of world music. Originally from Rochester, N.Y., Greco did his schooling in Buffalo, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio and Western, N.C. before coming to West Virginia five years ago.    ...

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Meleesa Wohleber

March 18, 2018

Compiled by Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Meleesa Wohleber recently shared her study on physical characteristics in Special Operations Forces in Melbourne, Australia at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance. Read More »...

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Angela Rehbein

February 18, 2018

Compiled by Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer    Associate professor of English Dr. Angela Rehbein recently edited a book titled Women’s Literary Networks and Romanticism: “A Tribe of Authoresses.”  Rehbein’s research focuses on British women writers of the Romantic period.  R...

Horzempa named repeat W.Va. Prof. of the Year finalist

Horzempa named repeat W.Va. Prof. of the Year finalist

February 13, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer West Liberty University Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Joseph Horzempa has been chosen as one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia’s Professor of the Year award two years in a row, as announced on Jan. 17, 2018.  Read More ...

Nutting Gallery showcases tree-themed faculty artwork

February 4, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer   The annual faculty exhibition opened on Jan. 17 in the Nutting Gallery. Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director, came up with the idea of having an annual art faculty exhibition. Every year, he picks the theme from all the art faculty members’ votes. Thi...

‘The Toy Show’ opens in Nutting Gallery

'The Toy Show' opens in Nutting Gallery

January 18, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor West Liberty University art faculty members presented some of their playful work at the Nutting Gallery's annual faculty exhibition this evening. "The Toy Show" features work from professors Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moon Jung Kang, Nancy Tirone...

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