Senior Spotlight: Nursing program offered challenges and growth for Quast

Madeline Quast, senior nursing major, has faced her share of challenges in the nursing program at Waynesburg University. “What initially drew me to Waynesburg was the exceptional reputation of the nursing program. Is it tough? Absolutely,” Quast said. “But if it wasn’t, it wouldn’t be one of the best nursing programs around.” Quast regards her … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Shafer overcame school difficulties, graduates with new purpose

Ashlee Shafer went from dropping out of high school to graduating from college and planning for graduate school. Shafer, senior psychology major, said she is grateful for her experience at Waynesburg University. “Thanks for making the last few years of my undergrad life wonderful,” Shafer said.  Shafer described herself as “a non-traditional student.” Due to … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Jenner’s skills in athletics and academics prove rewarding

Teagan Jenner, December graduate of Waynesburg University who majored in mathematics with minors in computer science and financial mathematics is considered a genius by her professors and teammates, both in the classroom and on the soccer field .  “I had Teagan in four computer science classes,” Dr. Elizabeth Wang, professor of computer sciences, said. “Teagan … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Kalansky to continue her literature journey

“An exceptional student,” said Dr. Jamie Dessart, chairperson for the Department of English and Foreign Language, as she described working with senior English literature major Elizabeth Kalansky over the past four years. Her freshman year, Kalansky was set on studying English literature, however she had her doubts about her choice in school. “I debated transferring … Continue reading