Students fundraise for friend living with Ewing Sarcoma

Waynesburg University students hosted a basketball fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 24 to benefit Canonsburg resident Mitch Barton and his family as he battles Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. The event was held at Canon-McMillan High School and featured pick-up basketball games, a bake sale and a 3v3 tournament, with proceeds funding treatment for Barton’s … Continue reading

Waynesburg University and CMU partner to battle rural food insecurity

Carnegie Mellon University, located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently started working with Waynesburg University on the foundation of a universal service accomplishment. Through the partnership, the two schools focus on conquering food insecurity in rural areas — more specifically, Greene County, Pennsylvania. “It’s the notion of looking at a large university that’s world … Continue reading

Author Natalie Sypolt connects with university students

Natalie‌ ‌Sypolt,‌ ‌author‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌novel,‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Sound‌ ‌of‌ ‌Holding‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Breath,‌‌ ‌joined‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Jill‌ ‌Sunday’s‌ ‌ English‌ ‌class‌ ‌in‌ ‌McCance‌ ‌auditorium‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌brief‌ ‌discussion‌ ‌Thursday,‌ ‌Nov.‌ ‌7.‌  The‌ ‌Waynesburg‌ ‌University‌ ‌students‌ ‌who‌ ‌attended‌ ‌have‌ ‌analyzed‌ ‌Sypolt’s‌ ‌book‌ ‌within‌ ‌their‌ ‌ literature‌ ‌class‌ ‌throughout‌ ‌the‌ ‌entirety‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌semester‌ ‌and‌ ‌were‌ ‌honored‌ ‌to‌ ‌welcome‌ ‌the‌ ‌author‌ ‌ … Continue reading

Students to serve on trips over break

Faith, service and learning opportunities do not come to a halt when students leave Waynesburg University’s campus for winter break. Two service trips will be offered this January, before spring semester classes begin, to provide students a unique opportunity to serve communities overseas. The first, a trip to Bonaire, affiliated with the Department of Communication. … Continue reading

Sisters study in South Korea through exchange program

Erynne Kubat, junior sociology major, and Elena Kubat, junior history major, knew exactly where they wanted to study abroad since their freshman year of college.  They both are fascinated with the culture and history of the country and wanted to travel somewhere that wasn’t a common study abroad destination for Americans, Elena Kubat said. So, … Continue reading

Guide to the weekend, Dec. 6-8

The holidays with all their traditions and family reunions are just a few weeks away, but first, the hurdle of finals needs to be passed. With all the burdens of finishing projects and studying, why not take a break this weekend? Here is a guide to three events this weekend to enjoy the holiday spirit. … Continue reading

Focus 2 Career program to assist in student choices

It is not always easy to discover what career path is best to follow for each individual, especially for college-age students. The newly created Pathways Center at Waynesburg University, however, recently started utilizing a program to assist students in finding their vocation. Focus 2 Career is a program consisting of several assessments and tools students … Continue reading

President’s Breakfast to be held during “Day of Study”

With Thanksgiving falling late this year, Waynesburg University students have less than one week of classes before finals week. This means final assignments, projects, papers, etc. will take up most of the week, and students will turn around and take on finals next week. To provide a break from the work and studying, University President … Continue reading

Guide to the Weekend, Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Thanksgiving is on its way. But is there anything happening this weekend besides shopping on Black Friday? To plan for the holiday weekend, here is a guide to three local events that will kickstart the Christmas spirit.   1. Thistlethwaite Vineyards’ Annual Holiday Open House & Vendor Show Thistlethwaite Vineyards are hosting a wide variety of … Continue reading

Guide to the weekend, Nov. 22-24

Thanksgiving break is almost here, but the school work is not stopping. To take a break and regain the energy to finish those projects and tests, here is a guide to three events happening this weekend.   1. 5k Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble  For the third time, the Eva K. Bowlby Library is hosting … Continue reading