Alumni

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 ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit University announces dates for Alumni Weekend 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University will celebrate its annual Alumni Weekend on Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23. The Office of Alumni Relations has already started planning this three-day event full of activities for alumni and their ...

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 ...

Alumni Spotlight: Sixers sign Haywood Highsmith to two-way contract

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 — The 76ers on Tuesday signed Haywood Highsmith to a two-way contract. Highsmith is a 6-foot-7 swingman who has stood out for the Delaware Blue Coats, the Sixers' G League affilate. Both teams play home games at the Wells Fargo Center ...

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 ...

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Paul Abernathy

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 — Father Abernathy is a U.S. Army veteran of the Iraq War and a convert to Orthodoxy. He drew on his own experience recovering from post-traumatic stress to create FOCUS Pittsburgh, seeking to help the Hill District and other neighborhoods respond ...

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 choir alumni invited to sing in D.C.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 — Are you a former Wheeling Jesuit choir member? If so, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) invites you to join Alumna Meredith Dean Augustin, nationally known liturgical composer and musician, in celebrating the ...

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 ...

Women's volleyball season comes to a close in NCAA Quarterfinals

Monday, December 03, 2018 — The Wheeling Jesuit University women's volleyball team traveled to Pittsburgh, P.A., last week to compete in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Championship Quarterfinals. The Cardinals fell 3-0 to Lewis University on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the A.J. ...

WJU wrestling set to host Pitt-Johnstown in first home match

Friday, November 09, 2018 — The fifth-ranked Wheeling Jesuit University wrestling team is looking to set more than one record this weekend. The Cardinals will face sixth-ranked Pitt-Johnstown (UPJ) in the first home match of the season on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. in the ...

Outstanding Alumni: John Lynch

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit College alumnus, John Lynch, has been selected by his peers for inclusion of the 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. John Lynch, a Shareholder at Davis, ...

Outstanding Alumni: Dr. Stanley T. Wearden

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Stanley T. Wearden, a longtime resident of Morgantown, W.V., and a 1975 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University, has been selected as the next president of Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C., effective Jan. 1, 2019. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Former WJU benefactor honored in Ireland

Friday, August 31, 2018 — John McShain, a former benefactor of WJU, was recently honored at Killarney House and Gardens, a visitor attraction, at Killarney National Park in Ireland. The event, “The McShain Legacy,” took place on Aug. 26, and was a part ...

WJU alumna recognized for organizing science workshop

Monday, August 20, 2018 — Elizabeth Bain, 2016 WJU Valedictorian, was recently featured in the news at the University of Chicago for the Department of Chemistry. Bain collaborated with Girls4Science, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring STEM education and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus to Speak at University’s Annual Research Day on April 10

Thursday, March 15, 2018 — Scholarly work of more than 100 Wheeling Jesuit students will be showcased during the university's 19th annual Student Research and Scholarship Symposium Tuesday, April 10. The annual research symposium is a day for Wheeling Jesuit ...

WJU Alumnus Recognized by Massachusetts Cultural Council

Thursday, February 15, 2018 —   Poet and Wheeling Jesuit alumnus Jacob Strautmann ’99 is one of several artists to be recognized by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Massachusetts Cultural Council's (MCC) Artist Fellowships recognize exceptional work by ...

Mercer’s Discovery 45 Years Ago of a Fast and Accurate Way to Detect Heart Attacks Still Making an Impact Today

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 — Don Mercer, Ph.D. and Ed Shahady, MD were classmates at Wheeling College, graduating in 1960. Each continued his education, with Mercer earning a master’s and doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and Shahady ...

Wheeling Jesuit Names Shannon Payton Alumni Director

Monday, January 15, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has named Ohio Valley native, Shannon Payton, as its new Director of Alumni Relations. Payton will lead the university’s 10,000-plus alumni, providing guidance and leadership for alumni chapter events, the ...

Reaching for the Stars

Monday, November 27, 2017 — Jenna Klemkowsky first became interested in math and science when she was in elementary school in Morgantown, West Virginia, but it was during an exciting camp just two hours away at the Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling Jesuit University ...

Wheeling Jesuit Graduate Appointed W.Va. Supreme Court Clerk

Friday, November 03, 2017 — CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has appointed former Wheeling native and Wheeling Jesuit University graduate, Eydie Gaiser, to the position of Supreme Court Clerk.  She replaces Rory Perry II, ...

Two Wheeling Jesuit University Graduates to Present at this Year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In

Thursday, November 02, 2017 — Group of WJU Students and Staff to Attend Event Once Again This Year Two Wheeling Jesuit graduates will be presenters at this year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In Nov. 4-6, where nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual ...

Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus to Discuss Health Care in Appalachia as Part of New Speakers Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — “Health Care in Appalachia – A Moral Imperative” is the topic of a presentation by Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus Dr. Edward Shahady ’60 this November. He will talk to university students and the public about ...

WJU Alumnus Named to Head Coaching Position

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 — This story is reprinted from the pressofatlanticcity.com Scott Bittner will coach the Stockton University men’s basketball team with more security this season. The Ospreys this week removed the interim label and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students, Alumni Attend Global Jesuit Alumni Congress

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 — A group of seven students and one employee from Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) joined more than 500 alumni, students and friends of Jesuit colleges and universities from 30 countries in Cleveland June 28th through July 2nd for the first North ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Induct 11 into Alumni Hall of Honor This June

Monday, May 22, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University alumni from the 2017 reunion classes have selected 11 of their peers or mentors for induction into the Hall of Honor during Alumni Weekend, set for June 23-25.Created by the university's Alumni Council, the Hall of ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Honor Four Individuals During Alumni Weekend 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — Four alumni will be recognized for contributions made to their profession, society or to Wheeling Jesuit during the university's annual Alumni Weekend set for June 23-25.“We look forward to welcoming hundreds of alumni back to campus in ...

Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Award Given to WJU Alumnus, Dr. Ed Shahady

Monday, May 08, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus Dr. Ed Shahady received the Florida Blue Foundation's Sapphire Award for an innovative diabetes program he developed and the impact he has made in the field of medicine throughout his life.A member of the WJU class of ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Annual Research & Scholarship Symposium Set for April 4

Thursday, March 09, 2017 — Alumnus Kevin Melody '05 to Give Keynote Address Wheeling Jesuit University's 18th annual Student Research & Scholarship Symposium, set for Tuesday, April 4, will showcase the scholarly work of more than 100 current students and welcome ...

Jesuit College Alumni Comprise 10% of 115th U.S. Congress

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit’s Tim Murphy, class of 1974, one of the 56 Jesuit college or university graduates making up the 115th U.S. Congress The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has announced that ten percent of the ...

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