2018

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 ...

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 ...

Physical Therapy students set to celebrate graduation with pinning ceremony

Friday, December 07, 2018 — Fifty-six physical therapy (PT) students will receive their official Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate pins this Sunday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m. in the performance gym of the Alma Grace McDonough Center on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit ...

Men's lacrosse team holds annual gift drive for local charity

Thursday, December 06, 2018 — This past weekend, the Wheeling Jesuit University men's lacrosse team held their sixth annual Christmas gift drive. All of the gifts were donated to Catholic Charities, which is located in downtown Wheeling. The team began the gift drive in 2013 ...

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 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 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 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 ...

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 football prepares for last game of exhibition season

Thursday, November 01, 2018 — The Wheeling Jesuit University football team will take the field one more time to play in their first evening game this weekend. The Cardinals will host Jireh Preparatory Academy on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. at Bishop Schmitt Field to wrap-up ...

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 recognized by West Virginia's Department of Education

Monday, October 29, 2018 — The West Virginia Department of Education's Office of Diversion and Transition Programs recognized Wheeling Jesuit University for the partnership between the Education Department and the Ronald C. Mulholland Juvenile Correctional Center (RMJC) in ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit inducts three into Athletic Hall of Fame

Monday, October 29, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University inducted three new members into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning inside Erickson Alumni Center.The 2018 inductees included Joel Bailey, Class of 2003 (men's soccer), Tina ...

WJU students take part in Day of Service

Friday, October 26, 2018 — WJU students take part in Day of ServiceMore than 80 Wheeling Jesuit students spent a few hours on Thursday giving back to different community organizations throughout Wheeling.The university has partnered with the Gabriel Project for the last 21 ...

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 ...

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. ...

TECNOCAP scholarship awarded to two WJU engineering science majors

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 — TECNOCAP, the world’s third-largest manufacturer of metal caps and enclosures, has once again partnered with Wheeling Jesuit University to award scholarships to two freshman engineering science majors.  This year’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit University mentoring program blasts off for another year

Friday, September 07, 2018 — Next week will mark the start of the 15th year for Wheeling Jesuit University’s H.E.S.S. Mentoring Program. The H.E.S.S. Program (Help Enrich Someone Special) brings middle and high school students from Wheeling area schools to WJU and ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit community remembers longtime professor

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 — This past Friday, Wheeling Jesuit University hosted a celebration of the life of Dr. Benjamin Stout, Professor of Biology, who passed away on Aug. 3, 2018 at his home in Wheeling, WV. The memorial service was held in the Chapel of Mary and Joseph ...

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 ...

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 ...

Historic enrollment year for WJU!

Friday, August 17, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University’s new President, Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr. joined the campus community in welcoming the largest freshman class in the University’s history to campus Friday. “Today is a most ...

Wheeling Jesuit mourns the passing of Dr. Benjamin Stout, Professor of Biology

Monday, August 06, 2018 — It is with great sadness that we must report the news that Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Stout, Professor of Biology died early Friday morning, August 3, 2018, from complications related to a recurrence of cancer. Dr. Stout has been a ...

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 University Announces Spring 2018 Dean's List

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its Dean's List for outstanding academic performance during the 2018 spring semester. Students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average, and be enrolled as a full-time student by taking 12 hours or ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit Professor Named to Investigate the Cause of Canonization for Nicholas Black Elk

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University’s Rev. Michael Steltenkamp, S.J. is one of three ‘experts’ appointed by the Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota to examine whether Nicholas Black Elk should be considered for canonization by ...

2018 WJU Graduates

Saturday, May 05, 2018 — The following are the 2018 graduates from Wheeling Jesuit University. California Davis Lyndsay M. Carpenter         Los Angeles Genesis E. Ramirez Montclair Daniel Romero Palmdale Sabrina ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Confers Nearly 300 Degrees During Commencement Saturday

Saturday, May 05, 2018 — Chris Lowney Offers Graduates Three Lessons for Success and Happiness Chris Lowney offered graduates of Wheeling Jesuit University three lessons to success and happiness during his Commencement talk - give away your sneakers, seize your ...

WJU Senior Receives Manning Award for Academic Excellence

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit graduate Aaron Fajerski did not allow his visible and invisible disabilities to prevent him from earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in literary philosophy from the university. For achieving academic excellence, he was chosen the ...

Kate Hennessy Talks About the Impact of Her Grandmother, Dorothy Day, During WJU Visit

Friday, April 27, 2018 — A standing room only crowd heard Kate Hennessy heard her paint an intimate portrait of her grandmother, Dorothy Day, during her talk at Wheeling Jesuit University, April 25. Hennessy spoke about her mother, Tamar Hennessy, and her grandmother ...

Abigail Moffit Chosen Valedictorian of WJU Class of 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 — Norwalk Ohio native, Abigail Moffit has been named valedictorian of Wheeling Jesuit University’s class of 2018. The Athletic Training major and Chemistry minor, will give the valedictory address during WJU’s Commencement ...

New Members Inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu

Monday, April 23, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University inducted 12 new members into the National Jesuit Honor Society – Alpha Sigma Nu – during a ceremony in the Chapel of Mary and Joseph on April 19. The new members selected are: Madeline ...

Bestselling Author, Chris Lowney, to Speak at Wheeling Jesuit’s Commencement May 5

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — Chris Lowney, one-time Jesuit seminarian, the author of the bestselling book, Heroic Leadership, will give the Commencement address at Wheeling Jesuit University May 5. The University will hold its 60thCommencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m., inside ...

Students Recognized for Research Following Annual Symposium

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 —     Wheeling Jesuit University's 19th annual Research and Scholarship Symposium featured student research projects from all academic fields. Winners were recognized during an award ceremony at the conclusion of a day filled ...

Kate Hennessy, Granddaughter of Dorothy Day, to Speak at WJU April 25

Monday, April 16, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University will welcome Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, to campus April 25 when she will talk about her grandmother’s legacy. Hennessy will speak about her grandmother Day, one of the most ...

WJU History Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to Conduct Research

Monday, April 09, 2018 — A member of Wheeling Jesuit University’s history department is one of500 U.S. teachers – and the first WJU faculty member – to receive funding from the Fulbright Scholars Program. Jeff Rutherford, WJU associate ...

Retired Alcoa Leader to Discuss Business Ethics During Talk at Wheeling Jesuit

Friday, April 06, 2018 — Retired Alcoa executive, Bill O’Rourke, will discuss “Leading with Integrity” during his talk at Wheeling Jesuit University April 18. The talk, which will take place inside Acker Science Center’s Hawk ...

WJU English Honor Society Collections Help Military Serving Overseas

Thursday, April 05, 2018 — This February and March, Wheeling Jesuit University’s chapter of the International English Honor Society collected more than 1,000 items for a local non-profit organization that helps U.S. troops. The items ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Highsmith Signs With Agent

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 — This story is reprinted with permission from The Intelligencer WHEELING — Haywood Highsmith has no way of knowing at this point where he will be playing basketball next year. But it will be somewhere on the professional level after he ...

WJU Student Writes Grant to Purchase LEGOs to Aid in Hands On Learning

Tuesday, April 03, 2018 — A collaboration between Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) English major Aaron Fajerski and Paula Lestini from WJU’s Bishop Hodges Library has resulted in funding from the Appalachian College Association (ACA) – funding that ...

Three Wheeling Jesuit Students to be Recognized During Bishop’s Dinner April 22

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 — The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston will recognize three Wheeling Jesuit University seniors during the 24th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools set for Sunday, April 22. During the event, the Most Rev. Michael Bransfield, bishop ...

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 Chemistry Students Present at Conference

Monday, March 26, 2018 — Six Wheeling Jesuit Chemistry students presented research posters at the American Chemical Society national meeting in New Orleans. Jason Fuller, assistant professor of Chemistry, also gave a presentation during the conference. Those students who ...

Inter-Professional Event Teaches WJU Health Science Students Benefit of Teamwork

Friday, March 16, 2018 — Students and faculty from Wheeling Jesuit University’s health care programs, along with community members, participated in the second Inter-Professional Education (IPE) Collaboration event earlier this semester. Seventy-nine students ...

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 ...

Fr. Patrick Kelly to Present “Flow, Sport and Spirituality” at WJU March 22

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 — Rev. Patrick Kelly, S.J., Jesuit priest, author and expert on the value of recreational and athletic activity in Christian life, will use the psychological concept of flow to illustrate the connections between sport and spirituality during an ...

Fanning Captures WJU Wrestling First National Title

Monday, March 12, 2018 — CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Confident heading out to Iowa, the big and agile heavyweight knew it would be tough! Terrance Fanning capped his best wrestling of his three-year career by overmatching No. 1 ranked Kameron Teacher of Notre ...

Two Incoming Freshmen Chosen to Receive WJU’s Prestigious Laut Honors Scholarship

Friday, March 09, 2018 —   Wheeling Jesuit University has awarded its prestigious Laut Honors Scholarship, a four-year, full-tuition scholarship, to a pair of incoming freshman students from Ohio. This year's recipients are Audrey Brahler of St. Clairsville, ...

WJU’s Dr. Andrew Staron to Speak at John Carroll March 22

Thursday, March 08, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit’s Dr. Andrew Staron to offer talk at John Carroll University’s Institute of Catholic Studies lecture series this March. Staron’s lecture, “Naming God: St. Augustine’s Rhetoric of ...

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 ...

Cardinals Clip Golden Eagles, Claim First MEC Tournament Title

Monday, March 05, 2018 — WTRF Game Highlights WTRF 1-on-1 with Coach Sancomb The Cardinals proved to be the toughest team of the weekend! Wheeling Jesuit received eight-straight Brent Pegram points in the opening five minutes to take the lead and never ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bruney Inks First 41 Players For WJU’s Football Program

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit Football Coach, Zac Bruney has signed his first 41 players – a group that includes local ties, as well as NFL pedigree. Wednesday, Feb. 7, was National Signing Day for football and the Cardinal grid boss is pleased with ...

Cardinals Partner with NIKE as Official Apparel Provider

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has entered into a multi-year deal with NIKE that will make the global leader in sports apparel the exclusive athletic footwear, apparel and accessories provider for the Cardinals’ athletic department. It is ...

Service Trips Allow Wheeling Jesuit Student to Live the Mission

Friday, February 09, 2018 — Christmas break is usually a time when college students spend relaxing after a long semester of classes, studying and exams. However, three groups of Wheeling Jesuit students and staffers spent a portion of their holiday break serving others in ...

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 ...

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, ...

Working at Project HOPE Makes an Impact on WJU Nursing Student Devyn Nickerson

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — When WJU senior nursing major Devyn Nickerson began working at Project HOPE, little did she know how the experience would impact her life – both personally and professionally. “I knew I wanted to work in the medical field, ...

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 University Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List

Friday, January 19, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the 2017 fall semester. Students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average, and be enrolled as a full-time student by taking 12 hours or more of ...

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 ...

Local Media Coverage of Sunday’s MLK Activities

Monday, January 15, 2018 — View all of the media reports on Sunday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Wheeling. The activites are organized each year by Wheeling Jesuit University and other faith-based and community organizations around the Wheeling ...

Moore Selected National Jesuit Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Thursday, January 11, 2018 — For the first time this season, the Cardinals have been recognized in the weekly Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. Wheeling Jesuit's Chenelle Moore has been selected as the National Jesuit Women's Basketball Player of the Week.   The junior ...

Wheeling’s Martin Luther King Day Celebration Set for Jan. 14-15

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 — WHEELING, W.Va., Jan. 3, 2018 -- Wheeling Jesuit University and its partners from numerous faith-based communities have set the schedule of events for this year's Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, which will be held Jan. 14-15.  The ...

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 ...


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