July 31, 2014

Archive for the ‘Student Life’ Category

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 [...]

Personal history a challenge for non-traditional student

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 [...]

Enactus Wayland wins regional championship

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 [...]

Wayland student chooses Christ after mission trip

Posted Monday, April 22nd, 2013

April 19, 2013
PLAINVIEW – Zoe Benson was a picture of contradictions – 6’ tall and an imposing member of the Wayland Baptist University soccer team who according to her personal profile brings “height and strength” to the team. But on this day she was scared out of her mind.
It was a Sunday morning, she was [...]