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Campus Happenings

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 [...]

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 [...]