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Campus Happenings

Wayland stresses civility on campus

Posted: September 17, 2013 in Student Life, WBU News

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 [...]

Reeves Trust gift closes out phase III of All-Steinway Initiative

Posted: June 13, 2013 in Academics

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 [...]

Wayland students research showing promise

Posted: May 14, 2013 in Academics, WBU News

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 [...]

Wayland to offer Master of Divinity online

Posted: May 14, 2013 in Academics, WBU News

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 [...]

Detroit mission trip includes visit to mosque

Posted: May 6, 2013 in Student Life

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: May 6, 2013 in Student Life

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: May 1, 2013 in Academics, Student Life, WBU News

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: April 29, 2013 in Academics, Student Life

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: April 22, 2013 in Academics, Student Life

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: April 22, 2013 in Student Life

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 [...]