New Starbucks, Beehive and 24-hour convenience store open to students

Video courtesy of Madison Strunk, WCTV The new and improved Beehive greeted students this fall with flexible meal plan options, a 24-hour convenience store and an upgraded Starbucks menu. “The team worked so, so hard,” Shari Payne, vice president of enrollment who oversees food service facilities, said. “As you know, we were working up to … Continue reading

College-bound during COVID-19

Transitioning from high school to college during a pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the way America has to function for now.Included in that change is the process of how students transition into college from high school. For Waynesburg University, on-campus tours have changed, explained Admissions Counselor Kyle Digiandomenico.  “From an on campus perspective, we’re limited to how many families we can invite to campus in … Continue reading

Student Senate elections being held this week

After students got sent home last spring, the belated Student Senate elections will now take place

It’s finally Student Senate election season at Waynesburg University. This year’s executive board elections have been altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive board elections are usually held in the spring semester, but they were moved to the fall after students were sent home due to COVID-19 in the spring. The 2020 executive board elections … Continue reading

University ‘pulling together’ while being split by the pandemic

Students and faculty adjust to finish spring semester remotely

With social distancing becoming the new mandatory norm across America, many Waynesburg University students are forced to complete their classes online. Professors are now tasked with instructing their students for the remainder of the semester outside the classroom. Adam Jack, chairperson for the Criminal Justice and Social Sciences Department, said the adjustment to remote teaching … Continue reading

Deadlines approaching for housing selections for 2020-2021 school year

With the end of the semester fast approaching, some students now need to complete the 2020-21 housing selection process remotely. Though students are no longer physically on Waynesburg University’s campus, things are business as usual with housing selection. “The process starts with on-campus houses, then suite-style doubles, then triples and quads and then finally traditional … Continue reading

Campus Ministry adapts to online changes

Due to the sudden leave of students from campus, Waynesburg University’s Campus Ministry has developed an alternative form of worship that will take place each week virtually. “We have created space for students to gather online every Sunday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday/Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,” said Josh Sumpter, … Continue reading

Spring service trips bring students closer to mission

Faith, learning and service are the three pillars of education at Waynesburg University. One way the university encourages students to make connections between all three is through service trips. Over the university’s spring break, students traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and Concord, North Carolina to serve. Rea Redd, director of Eberly Library, led five students to … Continue reading

Guide to the weekend, March 13-15

According to the national weather service, it is supposed to rain this weekend. So that leaves two options: stay in the residence halls or go out to find indoor activities. To aid in choosing, here is a guide to three indoor activities this weekend.   1. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is organizing a Spring Hunter … Continue reading

Waynesburg prepares for coronavirus outbreak

Waynesburg University is among numerous institutions preparing for the possible spread of the coronavirus, as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently advised all U.S. Institutions of Higher education to plan and prepare for the coronavirus immediately. “As the global outbreak evolves, Institutions of Higher Education should prepare for the possibility of community-level outbreaks. … Continue reading