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Welcome to Wayland

Thank you for your interest in Wayland Baptist University, one of the top Christian universities in the nation. If you’re looking for an exceptional education, one that combines outstanding academics, faith-based values, and a one-of-a-kind professional preparation, you’re starting at the right place.

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Faith-Based Learning

Learning and faith go hand in hand at WBU. This is an education of the mind and the heart – one that will make you brighter, bolder, better.

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As one of the nation’s leading Christian universities, Wayland has so much to offer. Discover why thousands of students each year choose WBU.

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Wayland Stories

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Dr. David Bishop is the son of a pastor and grew up in small towns throughout west Texas and Oklahoma.

Kassie Lane was born and raised in Plainview. She graduated from Plainview High School in 2007 and was able to be a concurrent student at Wayland while attending high school.

Dr. Charles Starnes, a native of Canyon, spent 27 years on submarines in the United States Navy. After retiring from the Navy in 1996 and returning to his hometown, he "quickly became bored."

Dr. Eric Ash, a 30 year veteran of the United States Air Force, grew up in Gunnison, CO. One of his jobs during this time was President and Commandant of the Community College of the Air Force. It was there that Dr. Ash met Dr. Elane Seebo, Wayland's Vice President for External Campuses.

Dr. Scott Franklin graduated from Canadian High School in 1994 and later graduated from Wayland in 1998 with a double major in Religion and Mathematics. He later attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a Masters in Mathematics in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2005.

Mayra Herrera-Gonzales is a senior Molecular Biology major from Plainview, TX. Since her sophomore year she's been conducting research that focuses on addictive behaviors.

Major Consuelo Benavides is a senior Justice Administration major from Beeville, TX. She is currently taking online classes and working at the Beeville correctional facility training new cadets and hopes to become a TDCJ director and influence legislation a policy.

Jackson Harbison, a junior Business major from Shallowater, almost didn't become a fourth generation Pioneer.

Peter Jackson Jr. is a senior majoring in Management and minoring in Justice Administration originally from Washington D.C.

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Great day for Wayland athletics Mens soccer is headed to the national tournament womens cross country just placed second at nationals and the womens basketball team is one win away from 1600 wins proudpioneer wbuathletics
I watched the end of the game from Austin TX WBU MENS SOCCER IS HEADED TO FLORIDA FOR THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT Great job boys
Tonight Bethany Sammantha Britney Jordan Ellie Kori Evelynn Kierra Faith Abigail Patrice and Savanna will compete for Miss Wayland 2018 Support them as they share their talents and hearts with us In the Harral Auditorium at 700 pm Admission is 5 dollars 2 with a Wayland ID Cash only misswayland2018  frontporchphotography
One day until Miss Wayland means craziness dress rehearsal and contestant 1 Bethany Rogers What a time to be alive misswayland2018 frontporchphotography
Only two days until 12 women compete for the title of Miss Wayland 2018 Sammantha Dixon is contestant number 2 Dont forget to purchase a button in support of a contestant  for 1 outside of the caf during lunch tomorrow misswayland2018 is Saturday at 700 pm in the Harral  frontporchphotography

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