2019

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 ...

Two Wheeling Jesuit wrestlers win National Championships

Monday, March 11, 2019 — The wrestling team at Wheeling Jesuit University had a successful weekend in Cleveland at the NCAA Division II National Championships. Two sophomores, Tyler Warner and Connor Craig, won championship titles. The Cardinals finished as National ...

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 men's basketball to face West Virginia Wesleyan in MEC tournament

Tuesday, March 05, 2019 — The men's basketball team at Wheeling Jesuit University is preparing to face No. 8 West Virginia Wesleyan in the first round of the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament tomorrow, March 6, at 8:15 p.m. at WesBanco Arena in downtown Wheeling. ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Appalachian Institute featured in new documentary

Monday, March 04, 2019 — The Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University will be featured in a new documentary film called APEX (for Appalachian Experience) which is being produced through an immersion partnership with St. Joseph's University (SJU) in ...

Wheeling Jesuit to offer several service immersion trips in March and April

Friday, March 01, 2019 — During the months of March and April, the Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University is sponsoring 16 immersion trips with 16 different educational partners, involving high school and college students as well as faculties at various ...

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 ...

WJU men's basketball team prepares to wrap-up regular season

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 — The men's basketball team (8-18) at Wheeling Jesuit University will wrap-up regular season play this weekend. The team has won six of their last seven games and hopes to continue this momentum going into their last two games as well as the ...

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 welcomes Ryan Lewicki as head baseball coach

Monday, February 25, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University recently announced that Ryan Lewicki, a Moundsville native, would take over as head baseball coach. Rudy Yovich, athletic director, made the official announcement on Thursday, Feb. 7."Being named the head coach at ...

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 ...

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'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 ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit softball team hosts retreat at Lantz Farm

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 — Over the weekend, the softball team at Wheeling Jesuit University held their third annual overnight retreat at Lantz Farm. The team has been doing this overnight retreat since 2017, which takes place each spring. The retreat was planned by ...

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 ...

Women’s soccer team will travel to Europe for spring break

Friday, February 08, 2019 — The women's soccer team at Wheeling Jesuit University will travel to Europe during this year's spring break, March 1-10. The team, along with several family members, will visit Ireland, Wales and England. "The whole team is incredibly ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit psychology students to present research at annual conferences

Tuesday, February 05, 2019 — Several students from Wheeling Jesuit University's psychology department will present their research at two conferences later this month.  Three students - Margaret Childers, Karly Judy and Caryce McGurn - will travel ...

Wheeling Jesuit students and staff participate in "Pittsburgh Plunge" immersion trip

Monday, February 04, 2019 — This past December, 11 students and staff spent their time learning about social issues by participating in the "Pittsburgh Plunge" immersion trip. The group was faced with two questions: what can life look like after graduation and how ...

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 ...

WJU senior collects donations for homeless in Wheeling

Friday, January 25, 2019 — Dona'e Albert, a WJU senior, recently held a donation drive on campus to collect items for the homeless community in Wheeling. Albert took the donated items and turned them into "Blessing Bags" to distribute to people experiencing homelessness in ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s communication department to present work at annual convention

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — Several students, along with Dr. Nancy Bressler, from Wheeling Jesuit's communication department will be presenting their work at the Eastern Communication Association (ECA) annual convention. This year's convention, "Creating our Future," will ...

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 volleyball team to offer youth clinics in February

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — The volleyball team at Wheeling Jesuit University will host a series of youth clinics during the month of February. There will be three separate clinics for youths of all ages. "Cardinal Kids," for children ages 4-9 that will offer an ...

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. ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit's physical therapy department travels to Mexico for service trip

Thursday, January 17, 2019 — Thirty students and faculty members from Wheeling Jesuit's physical therapy department recently returned to campus after spending the last week, Jan. 4-12, abroad in Yucatan, Mexico for a service trip. In addition to Yucatan, the students and ...

Wheeling Jesuit softball team volunteers in local community

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — Over the weekend, Wheeling Jesuit University's softball team spent time volunteering at Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center and Grow Ohio Valley. Both of these organizations are dedicated to improving and helping the local community through ...

Wheeling Jesuit senior receives Academic All-American award in Chicago

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 — Martin Minuzzi, a senior midfielder on the men's soccer team, recently returned from Chicago after attending the National Soccer Coaches Association annual convention. He was honored by this organization for his Academic All-American Award. Along ...

WJU's Service for Social Action Center receives grant to continue volunteer program

Monday, January 14, 2019 — The Service for Social Action Center, along with the Appalachian Institute, at Wheeling Jesuit University recently received a renewal for their grant project with the AARP Foundation and the Council of Independent Colleges. This is the second ...

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 University announces fall 2018 Dean’s List

Thursday, January 10, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its Dean's List for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2018 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit set to host 20th annual Student Research and Scholarship Symposium

Monday, January 07, 2019 — Wheeling Jesuit University will host its twentieth annual Student Research and Scholarship Symposium on Tuesday, April 2. The symposium is open to the entire University community as well as the general public. All classes will be canceled on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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