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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

November 20, 2017

Math Student to Benefit fro...

PLAINVIEW -- WBU alums dedicate a newly endowed scholarship.

November 16, 2017

WBU Sets American Family Ch...

PLAINVIEW -- The School of Music will holds its annual Christmas concert as a benefit for Hannah Brown.

November 21, 2017

Dining Hall Closes

Dining Hall closes, 6:00 pm.
6pm, University Center

November 21, 2017

Residence Halls Close

Residence Halls close, 6:00 pm.
6pm, Plainview Campus

November 10, 2017

Wayland Opera Presents Hans...

PLAINVIEW -- Wayland's opera and musical theatre students present a timeless children's classic.

November 8, 2017

Twelve Vying for the Title...

PLAINVIEW -- The Miss Wayland 2018 scholarship pageant will be held on Saturday night.

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday Begins

Thanksgiving Holiday Begins; No classes, Offices open.
All Day Plainview Campus

November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes, Offices closed.
All Day Plainview Campus

November 2, 2017

Wayland Focusing on Creatio...

Wayland's annual Creation Care Week is scheduled for Nov. 6-10.

November 1, 2017

Fountain Featured on Sympho...

PLAINVIEW -- Dr. Richard Fountain and the School of Music will host two music forums leading up to Fountain's featured performance.

November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes, Offices closed.
All Day Plainview Campus

November 26, 2017

Residence Halls Open

Residence Halls open, 1:00 pm.
1pm, Plainview Campus

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.