October 22, 2014

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Wayland to offer Master of Divinity online

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 [...]

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 [...]

Stokes honored at Leadership Summit

Posted Friday, February 22nd, 2013

February 22, 2013
PLAINVIEW – Leading with Civility was the topic for Friday’s High Plains Leadership Summit at Wayland Baptist University. The annual summit is a forum to recognize leaders and the qualities that make them successful ­- challenging students, faculty, staff and administrators to exhibit those characteristics in their daily lives. This year’s them was [...]

Wayland family acknowledges endowed scholarships during homecoming

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 [...]

Wayland to Recognize Alumni During Homecoming 2012

Posted Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

PLAINVIEW – As part of the Homecoming 2012 activities at Wayland Baptist University, several alumni will be recognized for their successes and contributions in their fields, and for their support of Wayland. The official recognition will be held during chapel service at 11 a.m. on Friday morning in Wayland’s Harral Memorial Auditorium. The public is [...]

Enrollment up at Wayland

Posted Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

As excitement continues to build on the Wayland Baptist University Plainview campus concerning new programs, new buildings and renovation projects, the school also is enjoying an increase in enrollment in Plain view and across the university system.
The fall 2012 enrollment numbers show a modest 1.11 percent increase throughout the WBU system, with the Plainview campus [...]

Colombian Duo Among WBU Graduates

Posted Monday, April 30th, 2012

PLAINVIEW – Plainview, Texas, by way of Pratt Community College in Kansas, is a long way from Bogotá, Colombia. But in the two years Tatiana González and Kate Trejos have spent at Wayland Baptist University they have come to love the small town lifestyle and the friendliness of the people.
On Saturday, May 5, González and [...]

Blanchard featured at Wayland’s Willson Lectures

Posted Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University welcomes author and speaker Ken Blanchard on March 27-28 as guest speaker for the annual Willson Lectures.
Blanchard is the author of more than 30 best-selling books, including The One Minute Manager and Lead Like Jesus. Blanchard will be the featured speaker at a special event at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, [...]

Zais named WBU essay winner

Posted Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University Lubbock campus student John Zais was named winner of the Wayland online essay contest, receiving an iPad 2 for his winning entry.
The contest, hosted by the office of Web Services as a Facebook promotion, challenged students to write their Wayland story in a brief essay. The best entries from each [...]

Wayland Announces Facebook Essay Winners in Round 1

Posted Friday, February 17th, 2012

Wayland is excited to announce the Facebook essay contest winner for each campus.  Congratulations to each one of our winners!  Great Job!
Katie Bice  - Plainview
Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley  - Albuquerque
Henry Reyes – Virtual Campus
Vicky Kawamae – Hawaii
Timothy Gernert – Sierra Vista
David Williams – Amarillo
John Zais – Lubbock
Michelle Williams – Anchorage
Michael Carver – Wichita Falls
James Gonzalez –  Fairbanks
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