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Graduate program offices to move to renovated Shotwell

Graduate program offices to move to renovated Shotwell

Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2019

After sitting idle on campus for several years,Photo Credit: Walker Polivka[/caption] Renovations are currently underway on the second floor of Shotwell Hall to prepare for the Graduate Program. “Maintenance is working on renovating the rooms on the second floor,” said Fritz Sweeney, Assistant Dir...

Elevator repair work set to begin in May 2019

November 20, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University has secured funding to repair or replace elevators across campus. The upgrades were first announced in a Hilltopper Headlines email sent out on Oct. 24. Read More »...

Shotwell Hall reopens with a new purpose, new residents

September 10, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   For the first time since the 2015-2016 school year, Shotwell Hall will be utilized again on campus. Starting this semester, the International Office and the study abroad program will be housed on the first floor. Read More »...

Myers maintains campus for many years

April 4, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Walking around campus, you see buildings named after Shaw, Krise, Campbell and several other important West Liberty benefactors. Every building has a unique story. One building can be generally overlooked. Located behind the ASRC, the Myers Maintenance Building...

West Liberty seeks to uphold ADA guidelines

March 20, 2018

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   In recent years, West Liberty University has made ADA accommodations a priority when designing or renovating facilities on campus.  Read More »...

Campus looks forward to future construction projects

Campus looks forward to future construction projects

February 17, 2018

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   Over the past year, West Liberty University has finished multiple projects that improved campus. Last semester, students saw the renovation and reopening of Boyd and Rogers Hall, as well as the construction of a new firepit on the quad. This semester, West Liber...

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

July 12, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Nearly three years ago, West Liberty University and the Office of Housing and Residence Life decided to close a popular student dormitory, Boyd Hall. This summer, however, the Maintenance Department has been vigorously working to renovate the vacant dorm, as it will be reopening in the fa...

New WLU on-campus track in the works

New WLU on-campus track in the works

February 26, 2017

By Emily McLean, Contributing Writer The West Liberty University Foundation Board met and unanimously voted on Friday, Jan. 27 to build a new track and soccer field on West Liberty’s campus. Read More »...

Alumni Park to be replaced by new project in breezeway

Alumni Park to be replaced by new project in breezeway

February 5, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Those mysterious-looking black granite pyramids located just outside of Main Hall on the Hoge Quadrangle will soon be a memory. This summer, demolition will take place, and the pyramids will be removed, making way for a new project in its place. Some people have jo...

Dorm buildings participate in recycling competition

February 4, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer Since the spring semester of 2015, West Liberty University has gone to great lengths to encourage recycling. Blue bins can be found in every building scattered throughout hallways and classrooms. This semester, WLU is taking this a step further by introducing a n...

Dr. Greiner presents facilities improvement plan

Dr. Greiner presents facilities improvement plan

October 8, 2016

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer Many students, from new and old, to potential, may have noticed the fact that Rogers Hall and Boyd Hall are both closed. While the exact reason behind their closing wasn’t made clear, one thing is very clear: nobody knows what to do with either building. Howe...

Maintenance workers beautify campus over summer

September 7, 2016

By Sean Kranske, Contributing WriterSummer break gives the housing and maintenance department time to make various improvements and plans to campus, and this summer has been no exception. Many improvements have already been made, but some projects are still in the planning phase that all West Libert...

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