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Campus Happenings

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 [...]

Henderson Introduced As New Head Football Coach

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 [...]

El Paso native juggles various activities while at Wayland

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 [...]

Harger finds her calling

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 [...]

Wayland Baptist’s Caleb McLean Receives NAIA’s Dr. LeRoy Walker Award

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 [...]

WBU Defeats WTAM 14-11

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 [...]

Women Golfers Place Second

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 [...]

WBU officials break ground for dormitory

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 [...]