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 [...]
Posted: May 5, 2011 in Athletics
One of the most respected high school football coaches in the Texas Panhandle has agreed to become the new head football coach at Wayland Baptist University. Butch Henderson was introduced at a press conference held this morning in the lobby of the Pete and Nelda Laney Student Activities Center.
According to Dr. Greg Feris, WBU Director [...]
Posted: May 2, 2011 in Academics
PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University senior David McClung made the most of his education experience by choosing the honors tract. Last week, McClung presented his honors thesis titled “Let’s Engage: Finding Youth Voice in Participatory Action Research.”
McClung, from Sundown, will receive his degree in psychology on Saturday. His research has focused on breaking through the [...]
Posted: April 27, 2011 in Student Life
How does a math major end up on the theatre stage and in the marching band? At Wayland Baptist University, it’s easy for folks to get involved in just about anything they can squeeze into their schedule.
Just ask Bobby Hon, a senior from El Paso. Bobby graduates this May from Wayland, a Baptist Christian [...]
Posted: April 19, 2011 in Student Life
PLAINVIEW – It’s not every day an injury gives direction to one’s life, but that is exactly what happened to Kimberli Harger, a student at Wayland Baptist University.
An outside hitter for the Pioneer volleyball team, the 5-10 junior came to Wayland from Lubbock Cooper High School. Recruited for her volleyball skills, Harger probably wouldn’t have [...]
Posted: April 19, 2011 in Academics
PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University School of Mathematics and Sciences held its second annual Spring Research Day on Friday, April 15, giving students the opportunity to present findings from their ongoing research projects.
“We think that undergraduate research is a key feature of the experience of students in our programs,” said Dr. Herbert Grover, [...]
Posted: April 13, 2011 in Athletics
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that Caleb McLean, a national champion in track and field and music major at Wayland Baptist (Texas) University, has been selected to receive the 2011 NAIA Dr. LeRoy Walker Champions of Character Award. The award is named after Dr. Walker, President emeritus [...]
Posted: April 6, 2011 in Athletics
PLAINVIEW, Texas — Wayland Baptist scored ten runs in its final two at bats to come from behind and defeat West Texas A&M 14-11 in nonconference baseball action Tuesday afternoon at Wilder Field.
Sophomore Chris Lee came off the bench to go two-for-two with five RBI, including a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth [...]
Posted: April 6, 2011 in Athletics
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Wayland women’s golf team took second place at the 2011 Quail Creek Classic held Monday and Tuesday at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. The Pioneers finished behind only second-ranked Oklahoma City, which made up 19 strokes in the final round to wrap up the team title with a 663 [...]
Posted: March 29, 2011 in WBU News
Wayland’s dream of providing a new residence hall for men on the Plainview campus came one step closer with the groundbreaking on March 24 for a 350-bed dormitory on the northeast side of the campus.
Wayland is one of the premier Christian colleges in the area and provides a quality education with a Biblical worldview, especially [...]