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Wheeling Jesuit Speaker to Discuss the Need for Free Enterprise in Education

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit Universiy's Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality (ISCM) will welcome Dr. Derek Yonai who will give a talk entitled “The Need for Free Enterprise in Business Education.” He will offer his ...

Wheeling Jesuit Professor Receives Grant to Conduct Research

Thursday, October 05, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit’s Dr. Bryan Raudenbush and his students will undertake new research at the University to see what effect different types of mint scents might have on pain perception. Dr. Raudenbush, professor of Psychology and director ...

Three Wheeling Jesuit Master’s Nursing Programs Receive National Recognition

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 — WHEELING, W.Va., Oct. 4, 2017 -- Wheeling Jesuit University’s (WJU) family nurse practitioner, nurse education and RN to MSN master’s programs have received national recognition by two online ranking services. SR Education ...

U.S. News Ranks Wheeling Jesuit Best Regional University in West Virginia

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University once again has been ranked the best regional university in West Virginia by the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges edition. Ranked the 41st best regional university in the South Region by the ...

Wheeling Jesuit Hires Two Directors for its Graduate Programs

Friday, September 08, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has chosen two experienced educational professionals to serve as directors of two graduate programs – both with roots in the Ohio Valley.The new academic year began with the hiring of Dr. Dianna Vargo as ...

WJU's Master's in Nursing Education Ranked One of the Most Affordable in Country

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's (WJU) online master of science in nursing education degree has been ranked as one of the best affordable programs by Grad School Hub.WJU's MSN in nursing education was the 24th most affordable program listed by the ...

TECNOCAP Awards Scholarships to Three, Local WJU Engineering Science Majors

Monday, July 10, 2017 — TECNOCAP Group, the third largest global producer of metal closures for glass jars, bottles and plastic containers, has awarded scholarships to three incoming Engineering Science majors at Wheeling Jesuit University. At right: Glen Dale ...

Wheeling Jesuit Announces Spring 2017 Dean's List

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the spring semester 2017. 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 MBA Program Now Offered Online

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — In order to meet the needs of today's adult learners and their busy lifestyles, Wheeling Jesuit University Master's of Business Administration (MBA) program will be offered completely online.The online program launches in the fall semester ...

Overcoming Obstacles is Second Nature for WJU Graduate

Thursday, May 18, 2017 — A Hillard, Ohio native overcame learning obstacles to not only earn a degree from Wheeling Jesuit, but achieve much success during her four years at the University.WJU 2017 graduate Maire Austin came to Wheeling Jesuit University to earn a ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Graduates 358 Students During Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, May 06, 2017 — Speaker Offers Graduates Advice as They Navigate Through Life Wheeling Jesuit University graduates were offered some life lessons by Speaker Patty Briguglio that will help them 'rule the world' someday.AT RIGHT are WJU President, Dr. Debra ...

Text of Patty Briguglio's Commencement Speech

Saturday, May 06, 2017 — This is the text of the speech offered by Patty Briguglio, the 2017 commencement speaker at Wheeling Jesuit University. © 2017 Patty Bruguglio.Today is one of the most important days in your life, second only to getting married and ...

WJU Class of 2017 Graduate List

Saturday, May 06, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University conferred 358 degrees on May 6, 2017. Names are listed in alphabetical order by degrees.Doctor of Physical TherapyKathryn Adams, Columbus, OHJoseph Broderick Alumbaugh, Sullivan, INDionysios G. Aridas Bloomingdale, ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Graduate First Engineering Science Class on Saturday

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — May 6 will be a bittersweet day for members of Wheeling Jesuit's engineering science faculty - that day the program will graduate its first class.At Right: The first six Engineering Science majors will graduate from Wheeling Jesuit May 6. From ...

Morgan Jacobson Named Wheeling Jesuit Valedictorian

Monday, May 01, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit's valedictorian believes during her four years at the university she grew personally and professionally in addition to receiving a well-rounded education.Morgan Jacobson of Concord, Ohio is the class of 2017 valedictorian. She ...

Sixteen WJU Students Inducted into National Jesuit Honor Society

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University inducted 16 new members in the national Jesuit honor society, Alpha Sigma Nu, on April 20 in the Chapel of Mary and Joseph.Photo Cutline: WJU inducted 16 juniors and seniors in Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor ...

Wheeling Jesuit Criminal Justice Majors Highlight CYS Program at National Conference

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's Coalition for Youth Safety(CYS), sponsored by State Farm, was in the national spotlight during a prestigious criminal justice conference.Dr. Larry Driscoll, associate professor of criminal justice at WJU, along with ...

Wheeling Jesuit Research Symposium Winners Announced

Monday, April 10, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's 18th annual Research and Scholarship Symposium featured a record number of projects, with winners in a number of disciplines announced following a day of presentations throughout campus.Undergraduate and graduate ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Business Department to Host Speaker April 20

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 — A noted educator from Flagler College will give a presentation “On the Private and Public Virtues of an Honorable Entrepreneur” at Wheeling Jesuit as part of the university's Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality ...

Wheeling Jesuit Philosophy to Induct Members, Host Speaker Friday

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's philosophy club will hold its annual public lecture in conjunction with the Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society induction ceremony Friday. Keynote speaker Keith Whitmoyer, Ph.D. will give a talk on the philosophy of ...

Health Care Competition Teaches WJU Students Teamwork

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit health science faculty designed a competition for students, across all the health sciences and psychology, to teach them how to work as a team to develop an inter-departmental a plan to care for a patient.Each team had students ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Students to Present Their Scholarly Works During Annual Symposium April 4

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — Students across disciplines will present research and scholarly projects during Wheeling Jesuit University's 18th Annual Research and Scholarship Symposium, Tuesday, April 4.Projects to be presented by WJU students range from concussion recovery ...

TECNOCAP partners with Wheeling Jesuit University to Offer Student Scholarships

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — TECNOCAP has partnered with Wheeling Jesuit University to sponsor six scholarships for students entering the university's engineering science program.TECNOCAP, a manufacturing organization with locations in Europe and North America, including ...

Wheeling Jesuit PT Students/Faculty Serve Children in Merida, Mexico

Thursday, March 23, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit's physical therapy faculty and students gave the gift of mobility to 10 children in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico when they made their annual service trip earlier this year.In January, WJU physical therapy faculty and students, ...

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 ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Awards Prestigious Laut Scholarship

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 — Two incoming Wheeling Jesuit University students have been accepted into the institution's prestigious Laut Honors Program, consisting of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship.This year's winners are Paul 'PJ' Campion of McLean, Virginia and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Fine Arts Department to Host Photo Exhibit Humans of Tel Aviv

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit will host an exhibit by Israeli photographer Erez Kaganovitz entitled Humans of Tel Aviv in the university's Bishop Hodges Library during the month of March.An opening reception for the exhibit will be held, at 6:30 p.m., ...

Wheeling Jesuit's Annual Spring Student Art Exhibit to Open March 9

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University art students will have their works on display starting Thursday, March 9 as part of the annual Spring All-Student Art Exhibition.The Fine Arts Department will host an opening reception at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 9 in ...

WJU Study Shows Use of Peppermint Mouth Piece Improved Rugby Team Performance

Monday, February 27, 2017 — Research conducted at Wheeling Jesuit University shows that the use of peppermint flavored mouth guards improved the performance of members of the rugby team.Dr. Bryan Raudenbush, professor of psychology at WJU, and senior psychology and athletic ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Host Free Workshop on Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'

Monday, February 27, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's English Department will host a free workshop for teachers on William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.The workshop, set for Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be held in the Edouard and Simone ...

Wheeling Jesuit 2016 Nursing Grads Obtain 100 Percent Pass Rate on Licensing Exam

Monday, February 20, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University's 2016 bachelor of science of nursing class has achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX).“We're very pleased that all 17 of our 2016 nursing ...

WJU Science Students Perform Chemistry Experiments Along Side Elementary Students

Monday, February 06, 2017 — Fifth graders at Steenrod Elementary School in Wheeling learned how to conduct experiments and mix chemicals thanks to an ongoing program with Wheeling Jesuit University's (WJU) chemistry department.Once again this year, science students from WJU ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Fall 2016 Dean's List

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the fall semester 2016. 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 Online Program Ranks Among the Best in the Country

Thursday, January 12, 2017 — The RN to BSN online program offered by Wheeling Jesuit University has been named among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, which bases its rankings on admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, student ...


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