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Campus Happenings

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 were [...]

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 campus [...]

Wayland opens theatre season with Peanuts

Posted: August 24, 2012 in Student Life

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 [...]

Colombian Duo Among WBU Graduates

Posted: April 30, 2012 in WBU News

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 [...]

Wayland prepares for University Research and Performance days

Posted: March 29, 2012 in Academics

Wayland prepares for University Research and Performance days
 Plainview and area residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the work students at Wayland Baptist University are doing as the university begins its Research and Performance Day series.
The series takes place in weekly chapel sessions, which are held from 11 a.m. to noon each Wednesday [...]

Christian Acts Headline Free Concert

Posted: March 27, 2012 in Student Life

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: March 27, 2012 in Student Life

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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 [...]

Blanchard featured at Wayland’s Willson Lectures

Posted: March 7, 2012 in WBU News

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, [...]

Melcher named Executive Director of Advancement

Posted: March 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist University president Dr. Paul Armes recently announced the promotion of Mike Melcher to Executive Director of Advancement. In his new position, Melcher will oversee the work of the development and alumni offices as well as public relations.
Melcher has been with the advancement department since June of 2006, serving as the Director [...]