Archive for the ‘Academics’ Category
Posted Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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 [...]
Posted Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
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 [...]
Posted Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University’s School of Religion and Philosophy is taking applications for its new Master of Divinity program that will be offered beginning in the fall 2013 semester.
Wayland’s program will be one of the few distinctively Baptist MDiv programs that is offered completely online. Students may also take face-to-face courses at any of [...]
Posted Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University held its annual Recognition Chapel at Wednesday morning, awarding outstanding students for their work in the classroom and around campus.
The annual awards chapel culminates with the recognition of the Citizenship of the Year award for one male and one female student who have exemplified strong Christian character both in the [...]
Posted Monday, April 29th, 2013
PLAINVIEW – It’s not very often an undergraduate is published in a professional, peer-reviewed journal. Then again, it’s not very often you run across an undergraduate like Rachel Laue (pronounced Law).
This fall, Laue’s paper “Fighting the Cold War at a Baptist College: Anticommunism in the Wayland Baptist College Trailblazer,” will be published in the West [...]
Posted Monday, April 22nd, 2013
The Enactus Wayland Baptist University team recently claimed regional championship honors at the Enactus United States Regional Competition in Dallas. The regional competition is one of 10 which are being held throughout the United States in March and April.
According to Dr. Sammy Van Hoose, an associate professor of business at Wayland and the group’s faculty [...]
Posted Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Faculty and staff at Wayland Baptist University recognized the university’s honors students at the annual Honors Luncheon. The event included presentations by two members of the Honors Program, Taylor Eaves and Hannah Wells, and keynote speaker Professor Emeritus Christa Smith.
Eaves, a senior chemistry major from Buckeye, Ariz., gave a brief synopsis of his honors project, [...]
Posted Thursday, November 29th, 2012
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University sophomore Christion Draper has known from an early age what he wanted to do with his life – and it wasn’t the typical dream of adolescent youth. Draper wants to sing opera.
“I know I want to gig,” Draper said. “I want to go to some opera house and just tear [...]
Posted Monday, November 5th, 2012
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University administrators took time during the recent homecoming events to recognize several families that have endowed scholarship to benefit Wayland students.
During the Homecoming Chapel, Director of Alumni Development Danny Andrews recognized Charles and Mary Abercrombie with three honors, including an endowed scholarship established by the couple’s four children. The Abercrombies were [...]
Posted Thursday, October 11th, 2012
PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University School of Mathematics and Sciences participated in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) conference at Midland College on Oct. 5-6 in Midland. Two presentations from Wayland students were awarded second place in their categories.
Rick Ross, a senior from Muncy, Ind., received second place for his mathematics talk concerning [...]