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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reaching for the Stars

Monday, November 27, 2017 — Jenna Klemkowsky first became interested in math and science when she was in elementary school in Morgantown, West Virginia, but it was during an exciting camp just two hours away at the Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling Jesuit University ...

Wheeling Jesuit Graduate Appointed W.Va. Supreme Court Clerk

Friday, November 03, 2017 — CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has appointed former Wheeling native and Wheeling Jesuit University graduate, Eydie Gaiser, to the position of Supreme Court Clerk.  She replaces Rory Perry II, ...

Two Wheeling Jesuit University Graduates to Present at this Year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In

Thursday, November 02, 2017 — Group of WJU Students and Staff to Attend Event Once Again This Year Two Wheeling Jesuit graduates will be presenters at this year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In Nov. 4-6, where nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual ...

Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus to Discuss Health Care in Appalachia as Part of New Speakers Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — “Health Care in Appalachia – A Moral Imperative” is the topic of a presentation by Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus Dr. Edward Shahady ’60 this November. He will talk to university students and the public about ...

WJU Alumnus Named to Head Coaching Position

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 — This story is reprinted from the pressofatlanticcity.com Scott Bittner will coach the Stockton University men’s basketball team with more security this season. The Ospreys this week removed the interim label and ...

Wheeling Jesuit Students, Alumni Attend Global Jesuit Alumni Congress

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 — A group of seven students and one employee from Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) joined more than 500 alumni, students and friends of Jesuit colleges and universities from 30 countries in Cleveland June 28th through July 2nd for the first North ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Induct 11 into Alumni Hall of Honor This June

Monday, May 22, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University alumni from the 2017 reunion classes have selected 11 of their peers or mentors for induction into the Hall of Honor during Alumni Weekend, set for June 23-25.Created by the university's Alumni Council, the Hall of ...

Wheeling Jesuit to Honor Four Individuals During Alumni Weekend 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — Four alumni will be recognized for contributions made to their profession, society or to Wheeling Jesuit during the university's annual Alumni Weekend set for June 23-25.“We look forward to welcoming hundreds of alumni back to campus in ...

Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Award Given to WJU Alumnus, Dr. Ed Shahady

Monday, May 08, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit Alumnus Dr. Ed Shahady received the Florida Blue Foundation's Sapphire Award for an innovative diabetes program he developed and the impact he has made in the field of medicine throughout his life.A member of the WJU class of ...

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 ...

Jesuit College Alumni Comprise 10% of 115th U.S. Congress

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit’s Tim Murphy, class of 1974, one of the 56 Jesuit college or university graduates making up the 115th U.S. Congress The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has announced that ten percent of the ...


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