July 24, 2014

Campus Happenings

Civility focus spawns campus involvement group

Posted: February 5, 2014 in Student Life, WBU News

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University’s ongoing emphasis on civility took center stage during Wednesday morning’s chapel service in Harral Memorial Auditorium as the School of Fine Arts led in a time of reflection on what it means to be and act civilized.
Wednesday’s chapel, “Wayland the Barbarian, II,” was a continuation of a chapel service held [...]

BSM group building relationships in Haiti

Posted: February 3, 2014 in Student Life, Uncategorized

PLAINVIEW – Ashley Teague remembers attending a Girls in Action camp at Plains Baptist Assembly, near Floydada, when she was in the fourth grade. The worship team left a lasting impression on her as they used sign language to communicate their message, stressing the importance of reaching out to the hearing impaired.
“Deaf people are hard [...]

Curiosity leads to new research technique

Posted: January 13, 2014 in Academics, WBU News

January 6, 2014
PLAINVIEW — If necessity is indeed the mother of invention, freshman exuberance certainly lends a hand. Just ask Jessica Kenneson.
Kenneson is a junior chemistry/molecular biology double major at Wayland Baptist University and her curiosity about an article she read as part of one of her freshman science classes has led to research in tuberculosis, [...]

Wayland spreads holiday cheer

Posted: January 9, 2014 in Student Life, WBU News

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University experienced the true meaning of Christmas in 2013 as administrators, faculty, staff and students at many of Wayland’s campuses took time out of their busy schedules to assist various charities and organizations.
Holiday donations from the campuses benefitted more than 13 organizations, raising in excess of $6,000 in food, supplies and [...]

Wayland ranked No. 1 in affordability for BSN program

Posted: January 7, 2014 in Academics, WBU News

December 7, 2013
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University has been recognized by the SR Education Group, based in Kirkland, Wash., as offering one of the most affordable college online degrees, ranking Wayland No. 1 in affordability for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and No. 12 for its Master of Education degree.
The SR Education Group [...]

Volleyballers exceeded everyone’s expectations

Posted: December 16, 2013 in Athletics, WBU News

Jim Giacomazzi likes to dream big, but even he didn’t imagine the incredible things the Wayland Baptist Pioneer volleyball team accomplished this season.
“In my wildest dreams I didn’t envision what we did there at nationals,” Giacomazzi said. “I didn’t dream big enough.”
What the Pioneers did – after barely making it into the 36-team NAIA National [...]

Graduates challenged to walk with God

Posted: December 16, 2013 in Academics, WBU News

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University celebrated its winter commencement Saturday afternoon with 73 masters and baccalaureate students receiving diplomas.
Charles Carr of Petersburg, Rebekah Brown of Aurora, Colo., and Christopher Kirby of Plano were each recognized for maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average throughout their undergraduate careers. Carr received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree [...]

Wayland stresses civility on campus

Posted: September 17, 2013 in Student Life, WBU News

September 16, 2013
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University is continuing an emphasis on civility that began last fall with a charge of University President Dr. Paul Armes. In the fall of 2012, Dr. Armes challenged faculty, staff and students to make choices based on civil behavior.
In a follow-up to the President’s message, a special spring chapel [...]

Reeves Trust gift closes out phase III of All-Steinway Initiative

Posted: June 13, 2013 in Academics

PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University School of Music moved one step closer to completing its All-Steinway Initiative recently when a generous donation from the Roberta Wright Reeves Trust in Dallas funded Phase III of the four-phase project.
In a letter to the university, Glenna Romans, Trustee of the Trust, expressed her pleasure in being [...]

Wayland students research showing promise

Posted: May 14, 2013 in Academics, WBU News

PLAINVIEW — Science students at Wayland Baptist University are in a unique position among their peers and that has led them to a series of projects that not only are helping preserve centuries of traditional natural health treatments but also are beginning to show promise in breast cancer research.
Over the past several years, chemistry and [...]