2019

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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