December 23, 2014

Campus Happenings

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Wayland honors students during annual luncheon

Posted: April 17, 2013 in Academics

Faculty and staff at Wayland Baptist University recognized the university’s honors students at the annual Honors Luncheon. The event included presentations by two members of the Honors Program, Taylor Eaves and Hannah Wells, and keynote speaker Professor Emeritus Christa Smith. Eaves, a senior chemistry major from Buckeye, Ariz., gave a brief synopsis of his honors […]

Stokes honored at Leadership Summit

Posted: February 22, 2013 in WBU News

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 […]

Wayland mission team combining evangelism and medicine in trip to Honduras

Posted: February 22, 2013 in Student Life

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 […]

Wayland family acknowledges endowed scholarships during homecoming

Posted: November 5, 2012 in Academics,WBU News

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 […]

Wayland to Recognize Alumni During Homecoming 2012

Posted: October 16, 2012 in WBU News

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: October 10, 2012 in Admissions,WBU News

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 […]