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Perseverance means rewards, success after graduating

November 25, 2018

By Mackenzie Burns, Contributing Writer   College student? Graduating soon? Job searching? You need to start now instead of procrastinating, like working on that quiz you’re supposed to be finishing, but instead, you’re reading this article. Job searching can be stressful, but ultimately rewar...

Trumpet Solo: Tricia Conn

April 27, 2018

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University student Tricia Conn has accepted a position with the Cleveland Cavaliers as Manager of Organizational Business Devolopement. She will graduate this year with degrees in Computer Information Systems and Sport Management. Read Mo...

WLU Connect helps alumni stay in touch

October 17, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After graduating from college, your new life starts to begin. From starting a career to starting a family, keeping in touch with your college friends can be quite hard. Luckily, West Liberty University has allowed alumni to rekindle and re-connect with former gr...

Graduate assistant program allows for professional growth

September 23, 2017

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s Graduate Assistant (GA) Program has seen an increase in enrollment this year. Graduate students get the opportunity to earn their degree with an additional real-world experience in their field of study here on the hilltop. The GA p...

WLU presents students with job opportunities

September 16, 2017

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   During the semester, finding time to balance school work, friendship and time to relax can be somewhat difficult.  It is easier said than done, but trying to work alongside that makes it even harder. West Liberty University, however, offers many jobs to stud...

West Liberty welcomes 19 new faculty hires

September 13, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer As West Liberty proudly welcomes the class of 2017 to the hilltop this year, promising another year chocked full of new and exciting experiences, they are also overjoyed to be bringing in some fresh new faces to the Topper family that is our faculty. Read More »...

Try not to stress over job-hunting after graduation 

April 10, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager   Graduation is almost a month away, which is causing seniors on the hilltop to feel a little panicky. We’ve already graduated once, so what is there to be afraid of? Graduate school applications, building your resume, writing a cover letter, finding a good paying job, paying off student loans and possibly becoming homeless. Ok...

Admissions office awaits student ambassador applications 

Admissions office awaits student ambassador applications 

February 17, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University is very trusting in its students’ abilities. In fact, it trusts the students so much that they are used as a primary way to reach out to visiting families and schools.    These students, known as student ambassadors, are representatives ...

New faculty, staff hires join WLU for fall semester

September 5, 2016

By Jalyn Bolyard, Distribution ManagerWest Liberty University has so far brought on seven new faculty and eight new staff members for the 2016-2017 school year.The additions for faculty affect multiple areas, including the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Master Degree Program, Nursing, Criminal Justic...

WLU Presidential Search Committee Named

April 21, 2015

Story ProvidedWEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 15, 2015 — The names of those serving on the West Liberty University Presidential Search Committee were approved at a Board of Governors meeting held in historic Shaw Hall. Read More »...

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