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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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 Student Nurses Warm Up Christmas for Wheeling Hospital Patients

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 — Nursing students at Wheeling Jesuit University are making sure patients in Wheeling Hospital’s Center for Pediatrics have a sense of warmth and comfort this holiday season. Eight WJU students made and distributed blankets to youngsters ...

Wheeling Jesuit Lacrosse Team Helping Others this Christmas Season

Thursday, December 07, 2017 — Members of Wheeling Jesuit’s men’s lacrosse team are helping make the Christmas season brighter for children in Wheeling and Pittsburgh. For the fifth straight year, the team as a whole purchased toys for children that will ...

Wheeling Jesuit Book Club Providing Student Teachers an Opportunity to Learn

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit's Book Club has become a learning opportunity for WJU students and those they serve at the Ronald C. Mulholland Juvenile Center.  The club started as a way for the young people of the Juvenile Center to receive books to ...

Wheeling Jesuit Partners with Community Groups to Take Back the Night Oct.26

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has been selected by the Take Back the Night (TBTN) foundation to be one of the “10 Points of Light,” an annual campaign held around the world to bring awareness to sexual assault and domestic ...

Caring for Creation is a Privilege for Wheeling Jesuit Employee

Monday, September 25, 2017 — People of all ages and walks of life have the opportunity to dedicate themselves to care for a part of creation that is around them and Wheeling Jesuit’s Kathy Tagg has been providing care to 104 Monarch butterflies this ...

Nine Members of Wheeling Jesuit Class of 2017 Commit to a Year of Serving Others

Monday, August 21, 2017 — Nine members of the Wheeling Jesuit class of 2017 – the largest group in WJU history – are living out the university’s mission by performing full time service with agencies throughout the world. According to Colleen ...

Two WJU Students See the Impact Two Gardens Are Making in the Local Community

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 — Two Wheeling Jesuit students are seeing that their hard work in two local gardens is impacting the lives of many around the Wheeling area.WJU seniors Kailee Latocha and Halli Richards have spent the summer planting, caring for and harvesting ...

WJU's Appalachian Institute to 'Celebrate Appalachia' April 11-19

Monday, April 03, 2017 — Each year, Wheeling Jesuit University's Clifford M. Lewis, SJ Appalachian Institute sets aside time to 'Celebrate Appalachia' through a series of events to educate young and old about the region.The 7th annual Celebrate Appalachia Series is set ...

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, ...

WJU MEDLIFE Club to Host 5K Race to Benefit Service Projects

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — A new student club at Wheeling Jesuit University will host a 5K race in April to raise funds for two service projects they are sponsoring in Peru.The WJU MEDLIFE Club is a local chapter of MEDLIFE, which stands for Medicine, Education and ...

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 ...

WJU's Appalachian Institute Forum to Examine the Trump Presidency

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — With the presidential election over and the inauguration approaching, Wheeling Jesuit University's Appalachian Institute will host a forum to discuss what comes next with a Trump presidency.“'What Now?' is a student and faculty-led ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Makes Christmas Brighter for Area Residents

Monday, January 02, 2017 — In this season of giving, Wheeling Jesuit University employees and students will make the lives of many a little brighter this Christmas.Thanks to the work of students, employees and athletes, the university's Service for Social Action Office ...


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