April 19, 2014

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Wayland mission team combining evangelism and medicine in trip to Honduras

Posted Friday, February 22nd, 2013

February 22, 2013
PLAINVIEW — A group of Wayland Baptist University students, faculty members and alumni will have an opportunity in March to gain valuable experience in missions while demonstrating God’s love through evangelism and medicine.
According to Wayland Professor of Biological Sciences and Chemistry Dr. Adam Reinhart, who also serves as the university’s pre-health director, he [...]

Wayland opens theatre season with Peanuts

Posted Friday, August 24th, 2012

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts 2012-13 theatre season opens “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” and ends with another run at Ruidoso’s Spencer Mountain Theatre Collaborative.
Dr. Marti Runnels, Dean of the School of Fine Arts and Director of Theatre, is reaching back 23 years to resurrect the first play he ever [...]

Christian Acts Headline Free Concert

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

PLAINVIEW – Contemporary Christian artists Luminate and Coffey Anderson will headline a free concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 30, in Wayland Baptist University’s Harral Memorial Auditorium.
Drawing inspiration from his Texas roots, Anderson has released four albums. He grew up in Bangs, focusing on basketball. While in college, a chance meeting with his girlfriend’s [...]

Wayland Unveils Jimmy Dean Hall

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

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PLAINVIEW – Approximately 100 guests, dignitaries and Wayland Baptist University Trustees crowded into the small auditorium at the Museum of the Llano Estacado to witness the unveiling of the name for the new men’s dormitory.
Joined on the podium by Donna Meade Dean, widow of Jimmy Dean, Wayland President Dr. Paul Armes [...]

Tell Your Wayland Story and Win an iPad2 with WBU’s Facebook Contest!

Posted Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Everyone has unique experiences when it comes to Wayland Baptist University, a helpful faculty member, a transformative event, academic achievements or meeting long-lasting friends. We want to hear what’s made your personal Wayland experience memorable!
Wayland Baptist University is excited to announce the Tell Your Wayland Story Contest, launching on January 11th, 2012. A jury will [...]

WBU Theatre to Hold Spring Auditions

Posted Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University theatre department will hold auditions for its upcoming spring shows on Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Box, Harral Auditorium’s studio theatre.
The department will present two shows. “The God of Carnage,” a comedy about two urban couples attempting to maturely resolve an altercation that occurred between their [...]

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!

Posted Friday, October 7th, 2011

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!
Gold Rush is Wayland’s fall preview event scheduled this year for Saturday, November 5. It’s one day packed full of information and opportunities for prospective students and their families.
Join us for 8:30 check-in and breakfast followed by scholarship drawings, tours, auditions, tryouts, entertainment, and lots of information [...]

Science department preparing for courses in Kenya

Posted Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

The Wayland Baptist University School of Math and Science will be teaching a suite of courses in Kenya during the summer of 2012. The courses – general ecology, vertebrate taxonomy and environmental science – will be taught in a hybrid format that will include three to four weeks of field work in Kenya.
            “Students will [...]

El Paso native juggles various activities while at Wayland

Posted Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

How does a math major end up on the theatre stage and in the marching band? At Wayland Baptist University, it’s easy for folks to get involved in just about anything they can squeeze into their schedule.
            Just ask Bobby Hon, a senior from El Paso. Bobby graduates this May from Wayland, a Baptist Christian [...]

Harger finds her calling

Posted Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

PLAINVIEW – It’s not every day an injury gives direction to one’s life, but that is exactly what happened to Kimberli Harger, a student at Wayland Baptist University.
An outside hitter for the Pioneer volleyball team, the 5-10 junior came to Wayland from Lubbock Cooper High School. Recruited for her volleyball skills, Harger probably wouldn’t have [...]