University launches new online degree completion program

Waynesburg University launched a new program this fall, and it is an online degree completion program offered to students.  Jessica Sumpter, director of Online Programs, said the program is designed for students who are in a position in their life where living on or commuting to campus in order to receive an education is difficult.  … Continue reading

A guide to the weekend, Oct. 11-13

The Yellow Jacket believes Greene County holds many events for people of all ages. With the weekend approaching, here are three events within the county that anyone can participate in. 1. Greene County Historical Society Harvest Festival The Greene County Historical Society is hosting its annual fundraiser for the 48th time. Attend the Harvest Festival … Continue reading

Jacketfest brings students and alumni alike for homecoming celebration

Food, football and fall: the three subjects that come to mind during Homecoming festivities. Saturday morning, Waynesburg University students and alumni alike came together to celebrate “Jacketfest,” the traditional Homecoming celebration before the big game. Different clubs around campus were represented in Johnson Commons with interactive booths. “I just love the rich history of the … Continue reading

Fiat Lux focuses on entrepreneurial leadership

Waynesburg University is encouraging a new spirit of entrepreneurial leadership on campus. The term “entrepreneur” does not just apply to the business field, but calls for  students to enter a certain mindset they can greatly benefit from in their lives. A new minor was introduced on the topic as well as changes to Fiat Lux … Continue reading

Nonprofit status benefits university, aligns with mission

Nonprofits are tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service on money received for their organization because of the verified ways they are advancing the community or providing benefits educationally, religiously, scientifically or otherwise. Stacey Brodak, vice president for Institutional Advancement and University Relations said more universities than not have a nonprofit status due to their myriad … Continue reading

Mellon grant endorses service ideas

Waynesburg University’s motto has long been established as “faith, learning and service.” The last of those three core values is the focal point of a grant from the Richard K Mellon foundation that was given to the university two years ago. Service is the main idea of the grant, and it has allowed Waynesburg students … Continue reading

Waynesburg adds four new majors and three minors

The University recently incorporated four new major areas of study to the academic curriculum: healthcare management, forensic biology, forensic investigation and data science. At the start of the 2019 academic school year, related academic departments have expanded to include the four new major programs, as well as three new minors: entrepreneurial leadership, sports management and … Continue reading

2019 Homecoming court announced

Waynesburg University’s 2019 Homecoming Court was recently announced, with 10 total seniors eligible to be crowned king and queen at the upcoming homecoming football game, scheduled for Oct. 5. The court includes five females: Heidi Dziak, Naomi Swaney, Hannah Sembower, Rebekah Monkern and Alexis Taylor. The five senior males elected for court are Tre Thomas, … Continue reading

College democrats speak up about presidential debate

In the heat of the 2019 democratic debates, the College Democrats have been officially organized as a new club on campus. Before, there was a small interest around the university’s student democrats to rival the larger and fairly popular, Republican Club. Holly Ludvigsen, junior criminal justice major and Stover scholar, is the de facto leader … Continue reading