Senior Spotlight: Whipkey begins teaching career in his hometown of Waynesburg

Waynesburg native Tyler Whipkey made his experience at Waynesburg University worthwhile, leaving his mark in the Department of English and Foreign Languages. Whipkey graduated in December as an English literature major with the secondary education certification option. His goal: to become a teacher. “I have wanted to be a teacher since I was eight years … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Setbacks can lead to success

Nursing major switched to communication sophomore year, graduates two years later

One of the hardest, yet most important lessons senior communication major Malarie Yoder learned during her time at Waynesburg University is that having a plan sometimes does not mean anything.  “There are other things out there that God is leading you to, and you have to understand that God is making the plan for you,” … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Say Less, Do More

Zalakar influences the future of the Department of Communication

Looking back on his time at Waynesburg University, senior electronic media major Paul Zalakar said he wouldn’t change much, except he would have said less and done more. Melinda Roeder, instructor of communication, said that Zalakar’s response epitomizes who he is: “a doer.”  Zalakar has been involved in the Department of Communication since his freshman … Continue reading