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As a college student, the vast majority of your experiences will be outside the classroom. At Wayland, you’ll make the most of them, as you join other students in an active college life filled with non-stop programs, activities, and events.

News & Events

April 18, 2019

Wayland Changes Graduation...

May graduation will be held in Harral Auditorium.

April 16, 2019

WBU Phoenix Honors Alum

Elton Madden named Distinguished Alumni Award winner at Phoenix graduation.

April 25, 2019

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees Meeting from 8:00am to 5:00pm.Meetings are at various locations throughout campus.
8am - 5pm, Various Locations

April 26, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching second rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

April 9, 2019

Former Queens Thrilled with...

Queens express gratitude to the Hall of Fame for being included in the 2019 induction.

April 9, 2019

Pair Preps for Piano Perfor...

Mark Pair sets his recital date.

April 29, 2019

External Campuses and WBUOn...

WBUOnline Summer registration begins at 2:00 for Plainview campus grad students and all External Campus students
2pm, External Campuses

May 2, 2019

Mandatory Dorm Meeting

Mandatory Dorm Meeting
10pm - 11pm, Plainview Campus

April 9, 2019

New Book Looks at Mental Di...

Dr. Erin Heath has written a book examining how Hollywood depicts mental disorders.

April 8, 2019

WBU Trip Includes Hall of F...

WBU Alumni Association travel opportunity has added the Hall of Fame Enshrinement to its fall trip.

May 3, 2019

Plainview Campus Friday Mor...

Plainview Campus Friday Morning classes meet - Last day of classes before finals.
10am, Plainview Campus

May 3, 2019

Plainview Campus Final Exam...

Plainview Campus Final Exams Begin for Spring Terrm
12:30pm, Plainview Campus

Wayland senior Manny Silva is wrapping up his undergraduate degree this semester, but plans to continue his education into spiritual formation

Ellen Hedlund, a senior Elementary Education major from New Cuyama, Calif., always knew that teaching was a career option for her.

Conner Rane Carpenter graduated from Wayland in 2016 with a double major in intercultural missions and biology.

Dr. Peter Bowen spent his early years in Waurika, OK and graduated from high school in Memphis, TX.

Bradley Sell graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and English in 2011 and is the owner/operator of Broadway Brew Coffee Shop in Plainview.

Dr. Jim Todd, a San Antonio native, graduated with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences and a master's degree in education, both from Texas State University. However his path to Wayland was a long and winding one.

Carley Hardage, a senior Exercise and Sports Science major from Plainview, fills her time with more than just classes.

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.