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Campus Happenings

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wayland Unveils Jimmy Dean Hall

Posted: March 27, 2012 in Student Life

View the Video on YouTube 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zais named WBU essay winner

Posted: March 7, 2012 in WBU News

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 […]

Wayland Announces Facebook Essay Winners in Round 1

Posted: February 17, 2012 in WBU News

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 – […]

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

Posted: January 12, 2012 in Student Life,WBU News

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 […]