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Criminology graduate program changes format

October 2, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   This fall, the Masters of Science in Criminology (MSC) at West Liberty University has been moved to an 100 percent online format.  The change from in class to online...

WLU-TV14 airs new weekly cooking competition

WLU-TV14 airs new weekly cooking competition
March 25, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   You might like cooking, but do you like it enough to compete on live television? WLU broadcasting students started a new competition for those who like...

Entrepreneurship offers students opportunity for growth 

November 1, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer   Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU. Not only is...

Community education aims to revitalize Ohio Valley

Community education aims to revitalize Ohio Valley
October 25, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   Have you ever felt that college is supposed to be something more than 50-minute lectures and online quizzes? Going to school in the Ohio Valley, it...

Graphic Design rebranded as Visual Communication Design

September 30, 2017

By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer  The Graphic Design major has a brand new name. Instead of Graphic Design, it will now be known as Visual Communication Design. Professor James Haizlett is in charge...

Zoo Science major succeeds, grows in Arnett Hall 

Zoo Science major succeeds, grows in Arnett Hall 
February 10, 2017

By Maria Kimble, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s Zoo Science major offers new opportunities for students interested in caring for wildlife. This new major started as a discussion in...

MBA enrollment more than triples original count

MBA enrollment more than triples original count
February 3, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer   The MBA, or Masters of Business Administration, has seen a recent spike in enrollment in West Liberty University’s Gary E. West College of Business.    It...

New education major offers global opportunities 

New education major offers global opportunities 
November 25, 2016

By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer West Liberty University offers students a variety of opportunities and programs, and a new major was recently added to the College of Education. It is called “Teaching...

College of Education offers newly approved programs

September 4, 2016

By Jessica Broverman, Contributing WriterSchool is back in session, and West Liberty University has made improvements by adding new majors on the Hilltop. Early Intervention, Teaching English and Global...

Human Trafficking Summit

April 24, 2015

By Tara Adamcyzk, Advertising Manager On April 8, 2015 Senator Shelley Moore Capito hosted a Summit on Human Trafficking on West Liberty’s campus. Over 50 people including students, professors, staff,...

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