The diplomas are in place and the caps and gowns have all been distributed. On April 30, 527 graduates will walk across the stage during Waynesburg University’s 166th commencement ceremony. Of those 527, there are 368 main campus undergraduates, 155 graduate program students and four studen…
The annual celebration of Arbor Day will be held Friday, April 28. This celebration is observed throughout Pennsylvania to recognize the importance of planting trees. Arbor Day is the oldest conservation movement, and it draws attention to the conservation of wildlife, from forests to streams.
The Daughters of Grace Choir will present a choral concert, “Ages, Stages, Seasons and Times,” on Friday, April 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Greene Valley Presbyterian Church. The concert will feature songs about God’s presence in aspects of one’s lives.
A wooden court house built in the late eighteenth century held all the official business in Waynesburg before the construction of the court house on High Street.
As seniors prepare to be handed their degrees they also prepare for their careers and futures after leaving Waynesburg. Director of Career Services and Placement Marie Coffman has helped many students prepare for that process. According to her, the most important thing is to have a resume.
Seniors at Waynesburg University will be graduating in less than two weeks, which will mean a number of changes in their lives. One such change is that the newly graduated students will not have to worry about obtaining financial aid for their college endeavors.
Graduation is now a few days away. Students, who were once freshman on campus, will be graduating in their respective fields and heading into the work force.
As the Class of 2017 has been preparing to end their Waynesburg University careers, the Senior Gift Committee has been working to find a tangible gift to leave a legacy for the class.
According to Waynesburg University Facilities Management, plans for renovations this summer do not include any large-scale project, such as the renovations of the first and second floors of the Paul R. Stewart Science Hall.
One hundred Waynesburg University students will undergo transition into a new era of their lives. The members of the Class of 2017 will leave behind their status as senior college students and enter the Waynesburg alumni family.
At this year’s Commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 30, the Waynesburg University Class of 2017 will be addressed by Aradhna Oliphant, president and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.
At a baccalaureate service, usually held around the same time as a graduation, a sermon is given to honor the graduating class. This year, Waynesburg’s Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises will be held April 30, and the Baccalaureate service will center around the Rev. Dr. Daniel Migliore, the Charles Hodge professor emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, in Princeton, New Jersey.
The incoming class of students for the Fall 2017 semester will be one of the brightest, largest and most fitting to the mission of Waynesburg University, said Shari Payne, vice president of enrollment at Waynesburg.
The diplomas are in place and the caps and gowns have all been distributed. On April 30, 527 graduates will walk across the stage during Waynesburg University’s 166th commencement ceremony. Of those 527, there are 368 main campus undergraduates, 155 graduate program students and four students earning their Ph.D.s.
Three years ago, a recycling task force was assembled with the primary purpose of increasing Waynesburg University’s recycling efforts and decreasing the institution’s impact on the environment.
Waynesburg University President Douglas Less was recently honored as one of the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 2017 Outstanding CEOs and Top Executives.
On Sunday, April 9, 145 students gathered within their Relay for Life teams in Johnson Commons to fundraise $11,495.01 for different causes to help fight cancer. The day, which was largely organized by faculty advisor for Colleges Against Cancer Kelley Hardie, was attended by faculty, students who didn’t participate on teams and community members.
Waynesburg University is still in the process of trying to install campus-wide Wi-Fi, which is expected to be completed by the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester. However, the process has been multi-faceted and extensive, and for a few days, students living in Willison Hall were asked to turn off their personal wireless internet devices while the testing was going on in that residence hall.
UPDATE (9:29 p.m.): According to Director of Public Safety Mike Humiston, an anonymous student came forward and advised public safety they had thrown a hot log that was used earlier in the day onto the dry material on the ground.
Most of what Waynesburg University students see on campus, according to Victoria Beppler, assistant director of Alumni Relations, wouldn’t be possible without an extensive donor and alumni network.