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Researchers at Wheeling University Collaborate Studies of Cranial Movement Therapy for Individuals Suffering Post-Concussion Symptoms

Friday, November 08, 2019 — Researchers at Wheeling University collaborate with Simkovich Cranial Institute to study a novel technique of Cranial Movement Therapy (CMT-Simkovich Approach) for individuals suffering post-concussion symptoms   “We are ...

Wheeling University Collaborate Studies for Individuals Suffering Post-Concussion Symptoms

Wednesday, November 06, 2019 — Researchers at Wheeling University collaborate with Simkovich Cranial Institute to study a novel technique of Cranial Movement Therapy (CMT-Simkovich Approach) for individuals suffering post-concussion symptoms   “We are ...

New Student Success Center at Wheeling University Sets Positive Tone for Campus Community

Monday, November 04, 2019 — New Student Success Center at Wheeling University Sets Positive Tone for Campus Community November 4, 2019, Wheeling, WV– Wheeling University, West Virginia’s only Catholic institution of higher learning, will be introducing ...

What’s In a Name?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — By Ginny Favede, President, Wheeling University   What’s in a name? It’s been more than 400 years since Juliet first asked this question of Romeo, but even in 2019 it seems as though we still don’t have a ...

Wheeling University’s Jessica Battilochi to serve as Athletic Trainer for the 2019 Pan Am Games October 29-November 4 in Panama City

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — WHEELING — Wheeling University Assistant Athletic Trainer Jessica Battilochi is about to embark on her first international athletic competition with Team USA Wrestling at the 2019 Pan American games. Battilochi will join the USA U15 ...

WHEELING UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL COACH TO HOST YOUTH CAMP

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 — October 10, 2019, Wheeling, WV – New Wheeling University men’s basketball coach Will Ryan will host Junior Cardinals Youth Camp for two weekends in October.  There will be two camp sessions, with session one taking ...

Wheeling University’s Challenger Learning Center Helps Girls Develop STEM Skills with “Girls in Space Days

Tuesday, October 08, 2019 — WHEELING, WV – On October 12th, the Challenger Learning Center (CLC) at Wheeling University will host two Girls in Space days with visiting classes from regional schools. In these interactive STEM learning experiences, students work ...

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Wheeling University Names 13th President

Monday, October 07, 2019 — Wheeling University Names 13th President WHEELING – October 7, 2019 - The Board of Trustees of Wheeling University has announced the appointment of Ginny Favede as the institution's 13th President.  Ms. Favede ...

Employee Spotlight! Father Hadi!

Friday, September 20, 2019 — Employee Spotlight! Father Hadi Sasmita, S.J., Campus Minister   It is safe to say, Father Hadi is pretty well known around campus. It’s not just his friendly demeanor, his intriguing heritage, or the colorful Hawaiian ...

Employee Spotlight! Father Hadi Sasmita

Friday, September 20, 2019 — Employee Spotlight! Father Hadi Sasmita, S.J., Campus Minister   It is safe to say, Father Hadi is pretty well known around campus. It’s not just his friendly demeanor, his intriguing heritage, or the colorful Hawaiian ...

Popular Programs to Return in 2020

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — September 16, 2019 Dear Wheeling University Administration, Faculty, Staff, and Students, We are happy to announce that several popular academic and athletic programs that had been temporarily ...

Make A Difference Day 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019 — On this brilliant Monday morning and afternoon, 89 Wheeling University students in their first year, on their first day of college life devoted their  time together for Make a Difference Day 2019. Laboring at 8 sites, student tackled ...

Wheeling University Reauthorized by West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Friday, August 16, 2019 — Aug 16, 2019 — Wheeling University today announced that it has been fully reauthorized by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WV HEPC) and will welcome students for the 2019-2020 academic year, which begins on August ...

Wheeling selects Buckmaster to Lead Softball Program

Friday, August 16, 2019 — WHEELING, W.Va. (Aug. 16) - Wheeling University has tabbed Tiffany Buckmaster as the next Head Softball Coach announced Rudy YovichFriday morning."We are excited to have Coach Buckmaster join our department and lead our softball program," Yovich ...

Watch our very first Podcast!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — Check out our very first episode of The Cardinal Beat!   

Gov. Justice issues letter of support for the continued operation of Wheeling University

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — 8/12/2019 CHARLESTON, WV – Today, Gov. Jim Justice issued a letter to West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Sarah Tucker in support of Wheeling University – formerly known as ...

Wheeling University Announces $2M Gift and Newly-Restructured Leadership

Monday, August 05, 2019 — Aug 2, 2019 — Wheeling University has announced the reorganization of  its executive leadership during its ongoing reauthorization process with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the West Virginia Higher Education ...

Former Wheeling Jesuit University Announces New School Name and Board Chair

Friday, July 26, 2019 — The Board of Trustees have announced their vote to approve an official name change for Wheeling Jesuit University to become Wheeling University, effective immediately.  University trustees also voted yesterday to appoint Ginny ...

Dr. Charles Wood Has Article Published About Pre-Apollo Lunar Scientists

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — Dr. Charles Wood, Principal Investigator - Natural Disasters and Health with Sponsored Programs at WJU recently published an article with Sky and Telescope titled "Before Apollo: The Scientists Who Discovered the Moon." The ...

Ryan named Wheeling Jesuit Head Men's Basketball Coach

Monday, July 01, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University has tabbed Will Ryan as the 10th Head Men's Basketball Coach in program history, announced Monday by Director of Athletics Rudy Yovich. Ryan, who is the oldest son of College Basketball Hall of Famer and former ...

Graduate of WJU's Master of Educational Leadership Program Soars with Success

Friday, June 07, 2019 — Joseph J. Mastracci is an Ohio Valley native and 2017 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit’s Master of Educational Leadership program. The Educational Leadership program at Jesuit was the key to open doors in his career. Mastracci said, ...

Wheeling Jesuit University announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

Thursday, June 06, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its Dean's List for outstanding academic performance during the spring 2019 semester. Students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average, and be enrolled as a full-time student by taking 12 hours or ...

Senior Golf Champ Evolves as a Student at WJU

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 — Bailey Frederick grew up in Fairmont, WV.Her story is a great inspiration to others, and proof that hard work and perseverance do pay off. Bailey shared her journey from the beginning. “There was no women’s ...

Students Explore Science at Wheeling Jesuit

Monday, May 20, 2019 — Elementary students simulated assembling a lunar rover and programmed it on a mission to explore and gather samples on the surface of the moon Saturday. The students were participants in a Remake Learning Community outreach program at the ...

WJU Challenger Center Set To Hold Remake Learning Community Outreach Program

Thursday, May 16, 2019 — The Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling Jesuit University will be hosting their third Remake Learning Community outreach program on Saturday May 18th. “We are very excited to be partnering with remake learning to once again to share ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Induct 12 into Alumni Hall of Honor This June

Thursday, May 16, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University alumni from the 2019 reunion classes have selected 12 of their peers or mentors for induction into the Hall of Honor during Alumni Weekend, set for June 21-23. Created by the university's Alumni Council, the Hall of ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Induct 12 into Alumni Hall of Honor This June

Thursday, May 16, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University alumni from the 2019 reunion classes have selected 12 of their peers or mentors for induction into the Hall of Honor during Alumni Weekend, set for June 21-23. Created by the university's Alumni Council, the Hall of ...

Two WJU Faculty Publish Health-Care Ethics Book

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — WJU Emeritus Professor, Dr. Beverly J. Whelton developed a wealth of knowledge and experiences over many years in both nursing and teaching that is now recorded in a book being released in July. The title is"Humanity at the Heart of Practice: A ...

Wheeling Jesuit University to Present Five Alumni Awards During Annual Reunion

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — Five 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 21-23. “We look forward to welcoming hundreds of alumni back to campus ...

Alumna and International Volunteer, Sarah Rubino Honored at United Nations

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — WJU Class of ’13 Alumna Sarah Rubino, is being honored by Nurses With Global Impact at the third annual International Nurses Day at the United Nations. This is a day that honors nurses serving in front line ...

'75 Alumnus John Beilein leaving Michigan to coach Cleveland Cavaliers

Monday, May 13, 2019 — John Beilein is leaving Michigan after 12 seasons to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach. Sources told ESPN that he will receive a five-year deal. Beilein reached a deal with the Cavaliers on Sunday and informed Michigan's administration of ...

Ready, Set, Launch! Challenger Center Gears Up Teaching Local Students About Space and Beyond

Monday, May 13, 2019 — The Challenger Center at WJU finished up their Smith-Goshen Rice Enrichment Grant with Bellaire Middle School and St. John's middle school with a combined mission at the Bellaire Public Library.  The ...

Fr. Pedro Arrupe Scholars serve with communities in southern West Virginia & Louisville, Kentucky

Monday, May 13, 2019 — Last week 16 WJU students and staff are living out Wheeling Jesuit University's mission of serving with and for others as part of their formation in the Father Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Scholars Program. "The goal of the trips is to learn from ...

Ready, Set, Launch! Challenger Center Gears Up Teaching Local Students About Space and Beyond

Thursday, May 09, 2019 — The Challenger Center at WJU finished up their Smith-Goshen Rice Enrichment Grant with Bellaire Middle School and St. John's middle school with a combined mission at the Bellaire Public Library.  The ...

Football Announces Inaugural 2019 Schedule

Monday, May 06, 2019 — The Wheeling Jesuit University football team has unveiled its inaugural schedule for the 2019 season. The Cardinals will play the first game in school history on Saturday, September 7 when they host West Liberty. Kick-off is ...

Student Athlete Chosen to Participate in NCAA Leadership Conference

Wednesday, May 01, 2019 — Communications major and sophomore Men's Soccer player, McKinley Fodness recently was one of only a few student athletes selected to attend the NCAA leadership conference in Orlando FL. McKinley shared, "the NCAA leadership forum was ...

Exercise Science Senior Succeeds in the Eyes of her Professor

Monday, April 29, 2019 — Let me tell you about one of the many talented students I have had the immense pleasure of teaching, Brianna Murgi. Brianna is a Senior student who just passed a rather challenging certification through the American Council on Exercise ...

WJU Manning Award Winner Excels in Academics, Athletics, and Service

Thursday, April 25, 2019 — While growing up in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, Wheeling Jesuit University graduating senior Terrance Fanning did not imagine that one day he would not only earn a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, but he would also earn both an athletic ...

Senior Awarded NASA Grant

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 —  Rising senior Margaret Childers has been awarded a NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Fellowship of $4,500 for the 2019-2020 school year. She will work with Dr. Julie Osland of ...

Celebrate Appalachia! Event Coming to WJU Campus

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — On Wednesday April 24th, the"Celebrate Appalachia!" event will take place on the Wheeling Jesuit campus with a dinner featuring local dishes, crafts, while guests can enjoy the music of local musical bands. "Crandall ...

"Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?" Lecture to be held at WJU

Monday, April 01, 2019 — "Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?" A public lecture by Gary Wolfram, the William E. Simon Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Director of Economics and Political Economy at Hillsdale College, will be ...

Physical Therapy Grad Travels to India with USA Olympic Shooting Team

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — “I had the opportunity to serve one of my clinical rotations at Sports Medicine of Atlanta and learn under the world-renowned physical therapist, Dr. Rob DuVall. He has worked with many sports teams and professional athletes ...

Message for the Wheeling Jesuit University Community

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — Dear Friends: I am writing to provide an update on the Wheeling Jesuit University Board of Trustees special session that was held on Friday. It was a difficult meeting, as trustees and administrators considered how best to ...

Footbridge Near Wheeling Jesuit University Open to Pedestrians, But Work Remains

Friday, March 08, 2019 — A city footbridge made possible by an anonymous donation last fall is now open for students of Wheeling Jesuit University and other residents to use. The replacement footbridge, which spans Wheeling Creek and connects the university to the ...

Student Spotlights for Annual Giving Campaign

Wednesday, March 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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit students attend U.S. Catholic Conference

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — Students from Wheeling Jesuit University recently traveled to Baltimore to attend the Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) of the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB), accompanied by Fr. Rich McCouch, S.J., of the Appalachian Institute. Their ...

Wheeling Jesuit University announces schedule for spring Lecture Series

Friday, February 22, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced the schedule for the spring 2019 Lecture Series, which includes a total of seven lectures that will feature a variety of events and topics. All of the events will take place on WJU's campus.  The ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Challenger Learning Center receives project grant

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 — The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) at Wheeling Jesuit University was presented with a check earlier this morning, Feb. 19, from the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, Women's Giving Circle. The grant reception was held at the Erickson ...

WJU's Appalachian Institute to host panel discussion next Thursday

Monday, February 11, 2019 — An interactive panel discussion, "Just Work," sponsored by Wheeling Jesuit University's Appalachian Institute, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) Recital Hall. The discussion will focus ...

Wheeling Jesuit dance team competes in first-ever competition

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University's dance team, recently formed in the fall, competed in their first-ever competition this past Saturday, Jan. 27, in Cambridge, Ohio, at the AmeriDance Dance Team Competition. The team performed their jazz and pom ...

Wheeling Jesuit University celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University and its numerous partners from local organizations honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two days of events that took place on campus and in Wheeling.  The celebration began yesterday, Jan. ...

The passing of former President, Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J.

Friday, January 11, 2019 — A funeral Mass will take place this Saturday, Jan. 12, in Washington, D.C., for the Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J., former Wheeling Jesuit University president, who passed away last Friday at the age of 88. A reverend leader in Jesuit higher ...

Wheeling Jesuit opens up "Space Escape" room challenge

Thursday, January 10, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University has opened up their new "Space Escape" room where you have one hour to navigate through four different rooms and solve puzzles along the way. Jackie Shia, the Director of the Challenger Learning Center at WJU, ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Martin Luther King Day celebration set

Friday, January 04, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University and its numerous partners from local organizations have set the schedule of events for this year's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, which will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21.  The ...

Challenger Learning Center opens escape room on WJU campus

Monday, December 10, 2018 — The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) at Wheeling Jesuit University is offering an out of this world experience in a new attraction. The CLC recently opened a four-room escape room, "Space Escape," that allows participants to enjoy the spacecraft ...

Students artwork displayed in photography exhibit on WJU campus

Wednesday, December 05, 2018 — Over the course of the fall semester at Wheeling Jesuit, sixty undergraduate students from two digital photography classes learned how to become more aware of their surroundings. The students accomplished this through the usage of smart phones, ...

WJU grad featured for Cristo Rey experience

Friday, November 16, 2018 — Uneeke Ferguson, a graduate of the class of 2017, is featured in a profile video discussing the opportunities she experienced as a Cristo Rey student during her time at Wheeling Jesuit University. She says "Cristo Rey is within everything that ...

Former WJU nursing professor recognized for military career

Sunday, November 11, 2018 — When Wheeling native Helen Faso completed nursing school at Ohio Valley General Hospital and nursing studies at West Virginia University, she didn’t have a clue what she really wanted to do with her life. It was a U.S. Army recruiter ...

WJU faculty and staff participate in professional development training

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — Throughout the month of October, several members of our faculty and staff participated in professional development training led by our Senior Vice President, Dr. Joseph Petrella. The training allowed employees to assess, promote, and improve ...

WJU Appalachian Lecture Series to host speaker

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — The Wheeling Jesuit University Appalachian Lecture series in collaboration with the Appalachian Institute and with the support of the Wheeling Jesuit 50 Year Club is pleased to announce it will be featuring lecture speakers on an annual basis. ...

WJU's Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality to host speaker

Monday, October 29, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University’s Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality (ISCM) will sponsor a speaker, Professor Aeon Skoble, on Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Hawk Auditorium in Acker. Professor Skoble will be speaking on Commerce, ...

WJU Physical Therapy Club to host 5k Run/Walk

Monday, October 29, 2018 —   Date: November 10, 2018 Times: 5k walk/run - 8:45 a.m. 1 mile walk/run - 8:15 a.m. Kid's run - 8:05 a.m. Where:  Alma Grace McDonough Center 316 Washington Ave. Wheeling, WV ...

Two area colleges voted some of the best in West Virginia

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — Some good news for some college students in the Ohio Valley.  WalletHub has released its list of the top colleges and universities in West Virginia and two local schools made the top 10.  Wheeling Jesuit ...

WJU honors the memory of 9/11 with a ritual of hope

Thursday, September 13, 2018 — A special gathering took place on Sept. 11, at the certified Wildlife Habitat behind Whelan Hall at WJU. Participants from across campus honored the Twin Towers memory with a ritual of hope – releasing newborn Monarch butterflies into ...

U.S. News ranks Wheeling Jesuit best regional university in West Virginia

Monday, September 10, 2018 — For the 23rd consecutive year, Wheeling Jesuit University has been recognized as one of the top Best Regional Universities in the South Region by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2019 edition. Ranked the 38th Best Regional University in ...

WJU football prepares for first home exhibition game

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 — For the first time in the history of Wheeling Jesuit University, there will be collegiate football action taking place on Bishop Schmitt Field.  WJU will face Hocking College this Saturday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. in the first home ...

Announcement - Wheeling Jesuit Presidential Search

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 — Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, Chair of the Board of Trustees, has announced that Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr. has been elected as the 12th President of Wheeling Jesuit University by its Board of Trustees, effective August 15, 2018. Mihalyo replaces Dr. ...

Wheeling Jesuit Golf Scramble to Benefit Student Scholarships

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University will hold a two person golf scramble, Friday June 22 at Wheeling Country Club with all the proceeds to support student scholarships at the university. The scramble is open to the public and will ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Presidential Search

Monday, June 04, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University's (WJU) Board of Trustees announced today that they have begun the search for WJU's next President. The Board of Trustees recruited Dr. Debra Townsley to serve as interim President of WJU in January 2017, providing her ...

Wheeling Jesuit Statement

Thursday, May 10, 2018 — Earlier this week, Wheeling Jesuit University contacted the Mountain East Conference and the NCAA to report that information had come to its attention indicating violations of NCAA and Conference rules in the University’s ...

New Commuter Tuition Rate Makes Attending WV’s Top Rated University More Affordable

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 — Attending college is no longer an uphill battle thanks to Wheeling Jesuit University’s new, affordable commuter tuition rate. The University launched the Fr. Clifford Lewis S.J. Scholars Program, which offers an affordable, lower cost ...

Gov. Justice Affirms Value of Catholic Schools in Proclamation

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed a proclamation recognizing Catholic Schools Week in West Virginia, which will be held Jan. 28-Feb. 3. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Lead, Learn, Serve, ...

Wheeling Jesuit Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 —   Wheeling Jesuit University will recognize Catholic schools throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia as part of National Catholic Schools Week. “As the only Catholic institution of higher learning in the state of West ...

Wheeling Jesuit Named a Best College in WV by College Consensus

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit was named one of the Best Colleges in West Virginia by College Consensus – a unique new college review ranking system. College Consensus placed WJU third in its Best Colleges in West Virginia for 2017-18. College ...

Wheeling Jesuit Community Provides Gifts to Local Agencies

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 — The Wheeling Jesuit University community is once again making Christmas brighter for young and old in the Wheeling area. The university’s Service for Social Action Center spearheaded a number of holiday giving projects that helped ...

Mass Schedule During Christmas Break

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 — Following is the schedule for the Chapel of Mary and Joseph through Christmas Break: Sunday, Dec. 24 No 11 a.m. Mass; see St. Michael Parish for mass times for 4th Sunday ...

Wheeling Jesuit Named Best ‘Hidden Gem’ in West Virginia for Third Straight Year

Thursday, September 21, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University WJU) once again has been named the best Hidden Gem institution in the Mountain Statet by College Rapor Inc. WJU also was chosen by the college ranking service as a Hidden Northeast Gem this year as well. This marks the ...

WJU Kicks off Academic Year with Mass of the Holy Spirit

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — More than 400 students, employees and faculty gathered in Wheeling Jesuit University's McDonough Center performance gym Tuesday, Sept. 12 to celebrate the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit. The Mass was presided by ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Host Conference on Faith-Based Approach to Fighting Opioids

Friday, September 08, 2017 — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will travel to the Northern Panhandle to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse.The Attorney General’s ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Challenger Center Receives Two Awards from National Headquarters

Monday, September 04, 2017 — WHEELING, W.Va., Sept. 4, 2017 --  The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) at Wheeling Jesuit University once again has received national recognition for being one of the busiest CLC’s in the United States. During the annual ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Renovates Residence Hall, Makes Facility Upgrades

Monday, August 28, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University spent the summer making upgrades to a residence hall and other facilities -- work that improved infrastructure and enhanced safety throughout the campus. One of the projects undertaken was a ‘major ...

Wheeling Jesuit President and Designer Team Up to Create New Logo for University

Monday, August 07, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University recently unveiled a new logo - a logo that highlights the campus' iconic bell tower, the hills of West Virginia and the university motto. During the summer, WJU President, Dr. Debra Townsley was sitting in her ...

Ohio Valley Resident, David Hacker, Named WJU's Director of HR

Friday, July 21, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) has named alumnus David Hacker its director of human resources. Hacker, who has more than 10 years of experience, will oversee all facets of the university's human resources operations. He received his ...

WJU Student/Employee Featured in AJCU Article about WUJA Conference

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 — A group of WJU students and employees attended the World Union of Jesuit Alumni Conference in Cleveland in June. A story by Deanna Howes of AJCU features comments from two WJU attendees - Mary Meiman '16 and current WJU senior Kristen Shimko.Read ...

Wheeling Jesuit Joins New Initiative to Foster College-Going Culture in Appalachia Schools

Thursday, June 15, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) has joined RaiseMe, a college access platform that expands college opportunities for students of all backgrounds, in addition to helping them prepare for college.WJU, along with a select group of other ...

Wheeling Jesuit University and Oglebay Institute Partnership Announced

Monday, June 05, 2017 — OI to oversee production of WJU's theater performances Wheeling Jesuit (WJU) has forged a partnership with Oglebay Institute (OI) to oversee the university's performing arts program.At Right: Through a new partnership Oglebay Institute will help ...

Wheeling Jesuit Receives Grant to Expand Harvesting Health Program at Petroplus Towers

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University is one of 21 institutions nationwide to receive a $12,600 grant from the Council of Independent Colleges to implement an Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults program to enhance connections ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Receives Vital Support from Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) today announced that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through the generosity of Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, has acted to help stabilize the financial operations of the University. As West ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Fund Raising Dinner, Gaudiosa, Raises $130,000 for Student Scholarships

Monday, May 15, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's annual fundraising dinner, Gaudiosa, once again this year raised more than $100,000 to support student scholarships.This year's event, held in late April, raised $130,000 and highlighted the talented students that ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Mourns the Passing of Rev. Walter Buckius, S.J.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Wheeling. Details will be announced when finalized. Rev. Walter A. Buckius, S.J., who served Wheeling Jesuit and the greater Wheeling community from 1973 until his retirement in 2011, died Tuesday, April 25, ...

Wheeling Jesuit Gaudiosa 2017 to Highlight Talents of University Students

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University will highlight the talents of students and alumni during Gaudiosa 2017 - the university's annual gala to support student scholarships.Gaudiosa, Latin for a joyous feast, is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29. In addition ...

Wheeling Jesuit University to Host 'Motivation Unleashed' March 22

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University will host a group of local and regional speakers to help 'motivate' students and local residents to effect change and overcome obstacles in their lives.“Motivation Unleashed” will be offered at 7 ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students to be Recognized at Bishop's Dinner in April

Monday, March 13, 2017 — Three Wheeling Jesuit University students will be recognized by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston during its 23rd Annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Schools on April 2.During the event, the Most Rev. Michael Bransfield, bishop of the Diocese of ...

Debra Townsley in as Interim President at Wheeling Jesuit University

Monday, February 27, 2017 — This story appeared in the Sunday Wheeling News-Register and is reprinted with permission. WHEELING, W.Va., Feb. 26 - New Wheeling Jesuit University Interim President Debra M. Townsley says more online classes aimed toward attracting a higher ...

Wheeling Jesuit University to Welcome Pro-Life Speaker Feb. 23

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 — The executive director of Life Matters Journal in Pittsburgh will speak at Wheeling Jesuit University Thursday, Feb. 23.Aimee Murphy, one of the founders of the Pittsburgh-based publication, will talk about the “stereotypical pro-life ...

WJU Club Receives Prestigious Pro-Life Award

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 — The Wheeling Jesuit University Life Club is the recipient of the 2017 Rev. Thomas King, S.J. Award, a prestigious, national award which recognizes outstanding collegiate pro-life groups in the United States. As recipient of the Rev. ...

WJU's Chris Rouhier Named to Historic Landmarks Commission

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University Senior Admissions Representative, Chris Rouhier, was recently appointed to Wheeling's Historic Landmarks Commission. The Commission consists of six residents, who are appointed by the City Manager, and a member of ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Names Interim President

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University announced today the hiring of an interim president, Dr. Debra Townsley. Dr. Townsley most recently served five years as president of William Peace University in Raleigh, NC. Over her five-year tenure at WPU, ...

Wheeling Jesuit Joins Cong. McKinley and Local Colleges to Establish Research Consortium

Monday, January 23, 2017 — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has created a research consortium with Wheeling Jesuit University and seven other Ohio Valley college and universities.The consortium will focus its efforts on drug addiction and opioid abuse, cyber-security, ...

Byrd Exhibit Coming to Wheeling Jesuit

Monday, January 09, 2017 — his story appeared in the Jan. 8 edition of the Wheeling News-Register and is re-printed with permission The 100th birthday of the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd happens this year, and a traveling exhibit commemorating Byrd's life and career is ...

Wheeling Community to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Two Days of Activities

Friday, January 06, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University and its community partners have set the schedule of events for this year's Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, which will be held Jan. 15-16. New this year will be a presentation featuring an alumnus from ...

FLEMING STEPS DOWN AS PRESIDENT OF WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY

Thursday, January 05, 2017 — Reverend James J. Fleming, S.J., Ph.D. has resigned as president of Wheeling Jesuit University. Fr. Fleming submitted his resignation this week to the WJU Board of Trustees. His resignation is effective January 3.The chairman of the university's ...

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