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Award winners are from left, (front) Erin Allison and Ashley Vankirk, (back) Chaima Araibi, Kaine Diehl, Zachary Dillard, Taylor Wright-Brezee, Cara Campbell, Jayden Conner and Rachelle Patterson.

2022 RECAP Awards undergraduate and graduate students in College Hall

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2022

West Liberty University undergraduate and graduate students who entered their research, creative and performance works into the annual Research Creative Activity and Performance (RECAP) competition attending...

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

Olivia Romick, News Editor Intern April 22, 2022

West Liberty University’s psychology department was honored with the internationally recognized certification from Quality Matters (QM), becoming the first department in the school’s history to earn...

Dr. Amanda Tennant welcoming visitors to opening day of the Robinson Writing Center in 2017.

Director of WLU’s Writing Center, Dr. Amanda Tennant, prepares to leave the Hilltop

Brianna Hamon, Assistant Editor April 22, 2022

With the semester coming to an end, West Liberty University (WLU) must say farewell to the graduating seniors as well as Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of the Writing Center, Dr. Amanda...

Health screenings provided at West Liberty’s Highlands Center

Health screenings provided at West Liberty’s Highlands Center

Kenley George, editor April 22, 2022

The West Liberty University Highlands Center hosted a health screening clinic on April 13, 2022. Dr. Rebecca Meacham, director of the Behavioral Health Clinic, and Dr. Carol Zombotti, assistant professor...

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K-9 Unit visits campus during WLU’s CoCLA Celebration Week

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

Keith Bell, program coordinator of criminal justice and criminology at West Liberty University, informed students via email about Wheeling Police Department bringing members of their K-9 units to campus...

Annual Day of Giving surpasses goal

Annual Day of Giving surpasses goal

Brianna Hamon, Assistant Editor April 14, 2022

West Liberty University (WLU) programs and departments are reaping the rewards of a successful finish to the sixth annual Topper Day of Giving hosted by the WLU Foundation and Roxby Development on Wednesday,...

Pictured in the photograph above is Dr. Peter Staffel

His wife took the photo.

Dr. Peter Staffel retiring this spring after professing for 25 years at WLU

Hanna Perry, Opinion/Editorial Editor April 14, 2022

West Liberty University (WLU) professor of English and Director of the Honors Program, Dr. Peter Staffel, is retiring at the end of this academic year. Staffel earned a Ph.D. in English from Tulane University,...

Jim Denova announced as spring commencement ceremony speaker

Jim Denova announced as spring commencement ceremony speaker

Olivia Romick, News Editor Intern April 14, 2022

West Liberty University (WLU) will welcome Jim Denova as the speaker for this year’s spring commencement ceremony. This semester’s ceremony will take place in the ASRC on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. WLU...

West Liberty’s Physician’s Assistant Program receives large grant

West Liberty’s Physician’s Assistant Program receives large grant

Anna Johnston, Writer April 14, 2022

At the end of March, the West Liberty University Foundation received a generous gift for the Physician Assistant master’s program from the Ohio County Medical Society Alliance (OCMSA) in honor of Doctor’s...

Aladdin to replace Sodexo food service at West Liberty University this fall

Aladdin to replace Sodexo food service at West Liberty University this fall

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 9, 2022

Sodexo Dining services, West Liberty University’s current food vendor, is being replaced by Aladdin Campus Dining on July 1, 2022. According to WLU’s Director of Purchasing, Patrick Kelly, Sodexo’s...

This quote is from the Tuskegee Army Nurses Projects website.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts Tuskegee Nurses Project Presentation

Anna Johnston, Writer April 9, 2022

As part of West Liberty University’s celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a special program on the Tuskegee Army Nurses project. The Zoom...

Professional Headshot of Amanda Bennett, director of Alumni Affairs.

Amanda Bennett selected as new director of alumni affairs

Brianna Hamon, Assistant Editor April 9, 2022

After searching for a new leader to unite and create opportunities for West Liberty University alumni, Wheeling resident Amanda Bennett was chosen as director of alumni affairs. Not searching for a...

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