Seniors, get ready

Commencement a 'swirling vortex' of paperwork, according to 2019 graduate

With Waynesburg University’s 196 commencement approaching in less than three months, many soon-to-be graduates are cracking down on the requirements necessary to walk away with their degree. “It’s important to maintain an awareness of the swirling vortex of paperwork surrounding graduation,” Daniel Kephart, a 2019 alumnus said. “I didn’t realize how many different steps are … Continue reading

Four Vira I. Heinz scholars selected to receive funding

“If you had a choice to go anywhere in the world where would it be? We are going to help you, and we will give you $5,000 to make that dream come true,” said Pat Bristor, coordinator of the Vira I. Heinz Women in Global Leadership Scholarship program at Waynesburg University. Four female sophomores, Rachel Pellegrino, Ciera Fitts, … Continue reading

Senior nursing majors host campus wellness activities

Waynesburg University senior nursing students are hosting campus wellness activities throughout February and until the beginning of March for their Clinical Prevention and Population Health for the community nursing course. The goal of hosting the activities is for the students to engage in educational sessions with other students on campus. The topics of the activities … Continue reading

$29,799 granted to combat sexual assault

Waynesburg University plans to use funds to implement mobile app

Of all students, 11.2% experience rape or sexual assault, but only 20% of female student victims ages 18-24 actually report the crime to law enforcement. Nine out of 10 female college victims know their offender. These statistics, according to the Civic Nation initiative “It’s On Us,” have inspired the It’s On Us PA campaign to … Continue reading

Guide to the weekend, Feb. 14-16

With spring approaching, so are more events within Greene County. Add Valentine’s Day on top of that, and the opportunities keep growing. There are a bunch, so read about three highlight events happening this weekend.    1. ENVY Escape Room Eva K. Bowlby Library is hosting their first escape room Valentine’s Day. From 5-8 p.m. … Continue reading

Business department modernizes curriculum

Throughout history, business markets, like everything else, have changed. One of the adaptations employees have to deal with today is the constant improvement of technology and analytics. One of the challenges for Gordon McClung, chairperson for the Department of Business Administration, is making sure that business students at Waynesburg University are staying up to date with modern trends.  “We’re trying to forget about what we did in the past,” McClung said. “We are thinking more about … Continue reading

Alumni speaker shares his story

Nicholas Orlando, Waynesburg University class of 2012 alumnus was the speaker for “Leave Your Fingerprints” Thursday, Jan. 30. Orlando took this opportunity to reflect on his time at Waynesburg, and how it helped him find his strengths. Orlando, now a licensed professional counselor at Mental Health Service, looks back on his college career as a … Continue reading