Rachel Mangan

Day of Giving donors increase

For the third straight year, Waynesburg University and it’s community has surpassed its donation goal for the annual Day of Giving. The goal set for alumni, faculty, staff, students and their families was at least 1,200 gifts. Last year, the day of giving saw 1,152 individual gifts donated to the university. According to Stacey Brodak, … Continue reading

University creates partnership with BCCC for nursing

Waynesburg University and Butler County Community College have announced a partnership between the two schools for BCCC nursing students to be able to attend Waynesburg University’s Southpointe location to complete their bachelors of science in nursing or enter the second-degree program for registered nurses. According to Dr. Lina Hixson, director of the RN to BSN … Continue reading

WU ACS named Chapter of the Year for third time

The Waynesburg University chapter of the American Chemical Society [ACS] has a long history. The student run ACS chapter has been around since the 1950s, according to Dr. Evonne Baldauff, chairperson for the Chemistry and Forensic Science department and associate professor of chemistry.The chapter started receiving recognitions and awards in the early 2000s, and has … Continue reading

Greene County to gain WWI memorial

  It all started 16 years ago, when Glenn Toothman, Founder and CEO of Memory Medallion Inc., and Candice Buchanan, a board-certified genealogist with a master’s degree in public history from Duquesne University, started writing a book called “The Rain Day Boys.”   The book focused on the soldiers of World War I from Greene … Continue reading

Initiative grants set in place to provide service to county

Greene County is one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania.  Fortunately, there are many organizations and people that strive to fix this problem.  To aid the fight against the county’s poverty, Waynesburg University’s Center for Service Leadership announced Oct. 5 that initiative grants are available for students, faculty and staff who are leading small-to-mid sized … Continue reading

Concussion awareness rises for non-athletes

With the nation’s growing focus on the long-term effects of concussions, athletic programs at Waynesburg University have experienced an  increase in preventative safety measures. Student-athletes must take the ImPACT Test before and after collisions, they are monitored closely by physicians and athletic trainers when a concussion occurs and most recently, the football program acquired 12 … Continue reading

Gallo launches Love Greene Project

Volunteers woke up early last Saturday to help with a collaborative service project, the Love Greene Project. Juan Gallo, along with a group of youth ministers and other affiliates, created the project with the goal to “invest in the local youth and local community.”  “We had been working together for a while in various ways, … Continue reading

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