Thriving on the field

“Eve, is that your mom sleeping again?” This was a common phrase that Eve O’Sullivan would hear from her teammates in middle school during a break at a lacrosse game. “I didn’t see a lot of the games because I napped during those,” O’Sullivan’s mother, Linda O’Sullivan said. “It was outside and it was right … Continue reading

Waynesburg Walks out of Darkness

 As students start to near the end of their academic year, Waynesburg University’s Center for Student Leadership team plans to fundraise to dwindle those numbers for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by hosting an Out of Darkness Walk on Sunday, April 10. The goal of the walk is to fight suicide and raise awareness … Continue reading

Finding the right job for you

According to PR.com, “There simply are not enough students graduating from college to meet the hiring demand in 2022. While the number of students graduating each year is relatively consistent, the number of new jobs is up significantly over last year, which also saw an increase over the prior pandemic year.” Career Development Specialist and … Continue reading

Knox Writing Contest returns to Waynesburg

EDITOR’S NOTE: THE KNOX WRITING CONTEST IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Since 2015, Waynesburg University has hosted the John C. Knox Writing Contest. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was unable to happen the past two years but the event is set to return March 18. Those who have been influential in overseeing the event … Continue reading

Waynesburg updates COVID-19 policies

The anticipated COVID-19 update is here. Masks are optional on campus. Students were notified of the impending update in a campus wide email Thursday, March 3. However, the new change did not become official until Saturday, March 12, when the assessment period was complete. Stacey Brodak, vice president for institutional advancement and university relations, stresses … Continue reading

Waynesburg University students attend The Washington Center internship

For the first time since the spring semester of 2020, two students from Waynesburg University are attending The Washington Center’s (TWC) semester-long academic internship program in Washington D.C.  Waynebsurg’s TWC liaison, Sarah Bell, who is the career development specialist and study abroad coordinator on campus, described a little about the program and what it consists … Continue reading

Maker Nights open as a creative place for everyone

This semester, Waynesburg University will begin Maker Nights, a place for all students to create and explore the basics of high-tech crafting machinery.  The first Maker Night will be held  Tuesday, March 18 in the Benedum Fine Arts Center, room 101. Attendants will learn how to use a laser engraver, 3D printer and more.  Andrew … Continue reading

Students continue to reckon with student debt

College students and graduates from around the country continue to struggle with student debt, with 43.4 million Americans dealing with some amount of debt, according to a 2022 report by educationdata.org. The total student debt in America is $1.75 trillion and is growing 6 times faster than the U.S. economy. According to Matthew Stokan, the … Continue reading

Delight women’s ministry launches at Waynesburg

Thanks to junior psychology major Tess Marlin, national women’s ministry, Delight, now has an official chapter at Waynesburg University. According to Delight Ministry’s website, Delight is a college women’s Christian group that meets weekly to dive into a curriculum provided by the organization. Now, the club has over 30 members and is becoming more involved … Continue reading

Music program hosts mid-winter concert

Waynesburg University’s symphonic band hosted their mid-winter concert Wednesday, Feb. 16 in Roberts Chapel.  “The symphonic band students really represented the music program here and the instrumental side of the music program very very well tonight,” said Dr. Ronda DePriest, director of the music program. According to DePriest, the concert was a culmination of a … Continue reading