Micah Leith

Greene County broadband expansion update

Last December, Greene County completed its broadband improvements in Bobtown, Carmichaels, Greensboro, Jefferson, Mount Morris and Waynesburg. According to Mike Belding, Greene County Commissioner, the expansion has brought improved internet to homes in these areas.  “The investment provides an opportunity for increased speed and reliability to 7,313 homes and businesses and included upgraded hardware and … Continue reading

Waynesburg University offers mentorship opportunities through Social Entrepreneurship class

This semester, students enrolled in the social entrepreneurship class have the opportunity to provide remote mentorship to a group of business owners located in the Dominican Republic. The course, classified in the Academic Catalog as BUS 359, is taught by program coordinator for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Cassy Dorsch.  “Our students are meeting with a … Continue reading

Greene County updates its Pictometry

Last November, Greene County invested in an update to the county’s Pictometry. Pictometry, which is patented by EagleView, is a form of “aerial imagery” that can map out terrain in high quality, as stated by a brochure found on the company’s website. Betsy McClure, Greene County commissioner, said that the funds for the investment came … Continue reading

Greene County declares itself a Second Amendment sanctuary

On Feb. 4, the Greene County commissioners voted to make Greene County a Second Amendment sanctuary. Greene County’s decision follows neighboring Fayette County, which adopted its own resolution March of last year. According to Mike Belding, Greene County Commissioner, Second Amendment sanctuaries are counties, boroughs, or towns where the local government decides not to enforce … Continue reading

Waynesburg University hosts Food Truck Thursday

On Thur. Jan. 28, Waynesburg University hosted its first Food Truck Thursday. According to Dr. Shari Payne, vice president of enrollment, the event was a success. “We were thrilled how it went. We [sold] approximately $2,200 in presale for the vouchers, and know that the vouchers can be used all semester long, but the day … Continue reading

University SAB hosts Wing Night

  Video courtesy of WCTV, Micah Leith Last Wednesday, Waynesburg University hosted Wing Night, a Student Activities Board event held in Benedum Dining Hall. The event featured buffalo, garlic butter, and plain wings that were available to students with a meal plan. Students at the event gave the wings stellar reviews.  “I think the garlic … Continue reading

Waynesburg PRSSA wins chapter of the year

For the fifth year in a row, Waynesburg University’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter won PRSSA chapter of the year in the PRSA Pittsburgh Renaissance Awards. Pittsburgh Public Relations Society of America, Waynesburg University’s parent chapter, hosts the awards every year, according to PRSA Pittsburgh’s website. The awards honor local individuals and groups … Continue reading

Applications for CRSSAA funding due February 22

This semester, undergraduate students at Waynesburg University have the opportunity to receive a grant from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II. According to an email circulated to students by Dr. Shari Payne, vice president of enrollment, students who are United States citizens and non-citizen students that are otherwise eligible for federal aid are able … Continue reading