October 26, 2014

Archive for the ‘Student Life’ Category

WBU enjoys ‘great experience’ with Chinese team

Posted Friday, October 24th, 2014

It may be the first, and last, time that Wayland Baptist volleyball coach Jim Giacomazzi is more upbeat than upset following a three-set defeat.
“It was a great experience,” Giacomazzi said after the Pioneers dropped an exhibition match to one of the top Chinese professional teams, Zhejiang, on Wednesday night in Hutcherson Center, 25-7, 25-18, 25-18.
In [...]

WBU Professor sets performance schedule

Posted Friday, September 5th, 2014

PLAINVIEW – Along with her busy class schedule, Dr. Sandra Mosteller, professor of instrumental studies at Wayland Baptist University, has a busy performance schedule coming up. Mosteller will perform a solo recital on Tuesday, Sept. 9, then will tour as part of the Sorores Duo with performance dates scheduled for Sept. 18, 19 and 22.
Tuesday’s [...]

Wayland opens semester with Convocation Chapel

Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University officially rang in the fall 2014 semester Wednesday morning in Convocation Chapel as WBU President Dr. Paul Armes addressed the student body covering issues such as ethics in learning, the importance of faith, and sexual morality.
Drawing from Romans 12:1-2 where the apostle Paul encourages the early Roman church to be [...]

Civility focus spawns campus involvement group

Posted Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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 Monday, February 3rd, 2014

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 [...]

Wayland spreads holiday cheer

Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014

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 stresses civility on campus

Posted Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

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 [...]

Detroit mission trip includes visit to mosque

Posted Monday, May 6th, 2013

For the second consecutive year, Dr. Richard Shaw took a group of Wayland Baptist University students on a spring break mission trip to Detroit and Dearborn, Mich. and a key component of this year’s trip was the opportunity to visit a local mosque.
Shaw is an associate professor of religion at the university and also the [...]

Amarillo student makes most of her opportunities at Wayland

Posted Monday, May 6th, 2013

PLAINVIEW – Those who don’t know her well might say that Libby Saultz is quiet, soft spoken, maybe a little shy. Family and friends might say otherwise. Regardless, there is one thing the faculty and staff at Wayland Baptist University can agree upon, Saultz is an exceptional student.
A senior from Amarillo, Saultz will participate in [...]

Wayland recognizes exceptional students at chapel

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 [...]