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Wheeling Jesuit University to host Culture Fest in March

Thursday, February 28, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University will celebrate its annual Culture Fest on Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Benedum Room, which is located in Swint Hall. This event is a celebration of international heritage and will feature ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Thursday, February 21, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose ...

Wheeling Jesuit University to hold Black History Month Convocation ceremony

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Wheeling Jesuit University will hold a Black History Month Convocation ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Center for Education Technologies (CET) Recital Hall. This year's theme is "Because of ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose to attend Wheeling ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose to attend Wheeling ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose to attend Wheeling ...

Wheeling Jesuit students travel to El Salvador

Thursday, January 03, 2019 — Service immersion trips are an important part of the student experience at Wheeling Jesuit University. Students are encouraged to continually develop and challenge themselves in the service world. These unique trips create opportunities for ...

Preview of Wheeling Jesuit's Spring 2019 semester

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 — The spring 2019 semester will begin on Monday, Jan. 7. There are several events happening over the next few months at Wheeling Jesuit University.  On Tuesday, April 2, the University will host its twentieth annual student research and ...

A Christmas message from Wheeling Jesuit University

Friday, December 21, 2018 — The entire Wheeling Jesuit University community wishes each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The University is grateful and appreciative of the continued support from its students, alumni and donors, and ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose to attend ...

Lantz Farm receives grant for property upgrades

Monday, December 17, 2018 — Lantz Farm, a property of Wheeling Jesuit University, has recently received a $5,000 grant from the Wetzel County Commission to complete upgraded gas and heating features. The property, located in Jacksonburg, West Virginia, is used to host ...

WJU student volunteers with Miracle League

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — Rachel Chesar, a freshman at Wheeling Jesuit University and a member of the junior varsity volleyball team, spends her free time working with children from the Miracle League at the YMCA in Wheeling.  The Miracle League provides ...

Wheeling Jesuit students and staff participate in service-immersion trips

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — This week, several students and staff members from Wheeling Jesuit University have traveled to either Detroit or Pittsburgh for service-immersion experiences. These immersion trips are coordinated and organized by the ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, December 05, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," will feature different students over the next several months in a spotlight series. The students will have the opportunity to discuss why they chose to attend ...

WJU launches annual giving campaign

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has officially launched its Annual Giving campaign, "1,151 Reasons to Give," for 2018-19. The student body is what makes Wheeling Jesuit an institution unlike any other, which is why the Office of ...

WJU students and staff travel to D.C. for social justice gathering

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 — This past weekend, 18 students and employees from Wheeling Jesuit University traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 21st annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) gathering. This annual Catholic social justice gathering is ...

WJU set to celebrate the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit

Friday, September 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University will celebrate its annual Mass of the Holy Spirit next Friday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in the performance gym of the Alma Grace McDonough Center. The Mass is open to everyone – students, employees, and the ...

Faith life at WJU this Fall

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — Fall classes are now fully underway and Campus Ministry is set to provide a number of diverse faith life programs beginning in September and running until the end of the semester. From formal and casual liturgy to off campus retreats or small ...

WJU hosts first-ever "CardinalFest"

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — This past weekend, Wheeling Jesuit University partnered with the city of Wheeling to host a welcome-back party for all students, employees, and members of the community at Centre Market. The event, “CardinalFest 2018,” took ...

Wheeling Jesuit named best ‘Hidden Gem’ in West Virginia for fourth straight year

Tuesday, September 04, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) has been named the best Hidden Gem institution in West Virginia by College Raptor. WJU was also chosen by the college ranking service as a Hidden Northeast Gem this year. This marks the fourth year Wheeling ...

WJU students celebrate opening week with Taking Flight series

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — This past week, more than half of the WJU student body attended a series of different events to kick off the beginning of the academic year. The events were a part of the Taking Flight series, which introduces students to the campus community ...

WJU students continue annual service tradition

Friday, August 24, 2018 — This past Saturday, Aug. 18, over 300 incoming students participated in Wheeling Jesuit University’s annual Make a Difference Day, which has been a tradition for more than 20 years.  Make a Difference Day introduces ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Students to Perform Pippin in April

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — An ensemble cast of Wheeling Jesuit students will take to the stage inside university’s Troy Theater this April to perform the musical “Pippin.” PHOTO CUTLINE: Wheeling Jesuit University students will perform the ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Culture Fest 2018 to be Held March 10

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University’s annual celebration of international heritage – Culture Fest – is set for March 10. Culture Fest 2018 will kick off at 11 a.m. in WJU’s Benedum Room inside Swint Hall. This ...

New 24-Hour Student Lounge Opens in Swint Hall

Thursday, February 22, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit students have a new 24-hour lounge that has quickly become the main place for students to study, play video games and simply hang out. After months of renovations, the Student Government Association opened the lounge on Super ...

Journalist and Author to Speak at Wheeling Jesuit about Polish Complicity in the Holocaust

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 — Noted Polish newspaper journalist and author, Anna Bikont, will discuss “The Jews, The Poles and The Holocaust: How My Country Struggles with Her Difficult Past” at Wheeling Jesuit University, Thursday, March ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Hold Discussion on Combating Opioid Crisis

Thursday, February 08, 2018 — Panelists from Wheeling Jesuit University and the community will address how to help those suffering from drug addiction during a panel discussion, hosted at the university, this month. Alumni, faculty and a student from WJU, along with a ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students to Perform Almost, Maine in November

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — Members of Wheeling Jesuit University’s Theater Guild will take center stage in November and bring to life Almost, Maine, a play by John Cariani. The production, featuring nine WJU students, will be held Nov. 16-18 at 8 p.m. and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students Will Bring to Life the Musical 42nd Street

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University will bring to life one of Broadway's most beloved tales, 42nd Street. This quintessential song and dance fable of Broadway will be performed April 6-9 in Troy Theater. WJU's spring musical production takes ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Celebrate International Culture During Annual Festival

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — Preparations are under way for Wheeling Jesuit University's annual Culture Fest 2017 - a celebration of international culture.WJU's International Club is planning native dishes to serve and preparing festive clothing to wear Saturday, April 1 for ...

WJU MEDLIFE Club to Host 5K Race to Benefit Service Projects

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — A new student club at Wheeling Jesuit University will host a 5K race in April to raise funds for two service projects they are sponsoring in Peru.The WJU MEDLIFE Club is a local chapter of MEDLIFE, which stands for Medicine, Education and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Fine Arts Department to Host Photo Exhibit Humans of Tel Aviv

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit will host an exhibit by Israeli photographer Erez Kaganovitz entitled Humans of Tel Aviv in the university's Bishop Hodges Library during the month of March.An opening reception for the exhibit will be held, at 6:30 p.m., ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Annual Spring Student Art Exhibit to Open March 9

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University art students will have their works on display starting Thursday, March 9 as part of the annual Spring All-Student Art Exhibition.The Fine Arts Department will host an opening reception at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 9 in ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students Featured in WV Public Radio Story

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 — Nicholas Cochran, 27, and Uneeke Ferguson, 21, are students at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia, where they volunteer at a catholic worker home.They discussed their childhood experiences with homelessness growing up in inner ...

WJU Students to Perform The Secret Garden Feb. 16-19.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 — Taking center stage in Wheeling Jesuit University's Troy Theater this February will be The Secret Garden.Wheeling Jesuit University students will bring to life The Secret Garden Feb. 16-19. The performances are set for 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. ...

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