Rachel Pellegrino

Local businesses demolished in fire

Several Greene County businesses were destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday, Jan. 19. A commercial building along Wade Street caught fire around 5 a.m., according to Jeff Marshall, Chief of Waynesburg Franklin Twp. Fire Company.  There were no reported injuries, and the cause of the fire is still undetermined. The building contained several businesses-including … Continue reading

New semester begins: Waynesburg to host MLK Day celebration

The spring 2022 semester is in full swing. Students are back. Events have begun. Unlike the 2021 spring semester, Waynesburg University students began this spring semester with in-person instruction Monday, Jan. 10.  Waynesburg University President Douglas G. Lee said he is glad to welcome students back to campus for the spring semester.  “Thanks for the … Continue reading

Mindfulness: the solution to endless to-do lists

Work. Sleep. Repeat. It’s a never ending cycle that needs to be stopped. I’ll admit it. I’m a workaholic. I spend most of the week doing two things: working and thinking about what to work on next. I primarily credit my workaholic mentality to my fear of being viewed as a “slacker;” however, I think … Continue reading

Department of Communication to host internship presentations

News Release

Waynesburg University’s Department of Communication will host the second round of COM 465 internship presentations Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 12 p.m. in the McCance Auditorium. Attendance is limited and will be restricted to invite only. The presenters will include Brooke Fuller, Rachel Pellegrino and Rachel Sanders. Fuller, senior communication major with a minor in public … Continue reading

Remembering this day

Flight 93 first responders recount their story

“If I remember correctly, it was a sunny day,” said Louis Barclay, former Conemaugh Township Police Chief. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Barclay was conducting former Conemaugh Township Detective Bubba Fatula’s annual firearms qualification.  This seemingly ordinary day would be something they would remember forever.  “We headed back to the office and 911 … Continue reading

Education seniors ‘resilient’

Resilient. That is how Dr. Kelley Solomon will remember the senior education majors. “The education department is extremely proud of our 2021 graduates,” associate professor of education Dr. Solomon said.  “As a cohort, they have encountered a new level of complexity within the education profession that is unprecedented.”  Over the years, the class of 2021 … Continue reading

President Lee addresses COVID-19 on campus

Waynesburg University President Douglas Lee said this past semester has been unlike any other in the memory of the institution.  The 2020 Fall Semester was a semester of change as the University continued to implement its “Keep Waynesburg Well” plan in order to keep students safe and on campus.  According to the University’s website, since … Continue reading

Dining hall restrictions change during pandemic

Students got a first glimpse of the new campus life that they would be living in July, when Shari Payne, Vice President of Enrollment, sent out a campus-wide email informing students on the new restrictions in the Beehive and Benedum Dining Hall.  The email outlined the first steps of Waynesburg’s Wellness Plan for the dining … Continue reading

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