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Campus Happenings

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 each [...]

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 – Anchorage
Michael Carver – Wichita Falls
James Gonzalez –  Fairbanks
Abdon [...]

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 will [...]

WBU Theatre to Hold Spring Auditions

Posted: December 14, 2011 in Student Life

PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University theatre department will hold auditions for its upcoming spring shows on Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Box, Harral Auditorium’s studio theatre.
The department will present two shows. “The God of Carnage,” a comedy about two urban couples attempting to maturely resolve an altercation that occurred between their [...]

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!

Posted: October 7, 2011 in Student Life

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!
Gold Rush is Wayland’s fall preview event scheduled this year for Saturday, November 5. It’s one day packed full of information and opportunities for prospective students and their families.
Join us for 8:30 check-in and breakfast followed by scholarship drawings, tours, auditions, tryouts, entertainment, and lots of information [...]

Math professors solves the Rubik’s riddle

Posted: September 30, 2011 in WBU News

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? The world may never know. But unlike the tantalizingly tasty treat, the world has been able to uncover the solution to another pop-culture question that has plagued the masses. How do you solve the Rubik’s Cube?
Wayland Baptist University School of [...]

Nursing school starting online master’s degree

Posted: August 4, 2011 in Academics


Beginning in the fall, the School of Nursing at Wayland Baptist University will launch a Master of Science in Nursing degree, offered completely online.
The school, which is housed at Wayland’s campus in San Antonio, began to work on plans and research for a nurse educator-focused graduate degree not long after it got it’s Bachelor of [...]

After 71 Years, West Baptist University to Get Back Football Team

Posted: July 6, 2011 in Athletics

After 71 Years, West Baptist University to Get Back Football Team
At long last football has been brought back to Wayland Baptist University, known for their online degree programs. It’s been 71 years but the wait is finally over.
The school announced on Thursday that there will be football at WBU starting in the fall of 2012. [...]

Science department preparing for courses in Kenya

Posted: June 8, 2011 in Academics, Student Life

The Wayland Baptist University School of Math and Science will be teaching a suite of courses in Kenya during the summer of 2012. The courses – general ecology, vertebrate taxonomy and environmental science – will be taught in a hybrid format that will include three to four weeks of field work in Kenya.
            “Students will [...]

Early registration offers students a jump start at fall enrollment

Posted: May 19, 2011 in Admissions

Wayland Baptist University will offer three different early registration sessions for new students during the summer.
            The one-day sessions offer new freshmen and transfer students the opportunity to take placement tests, meet with faculty advisors in your major area and discuss academic plans, meet with financial aid advisors, and lock in class registrations before the [...]