Greene County history kept alive thanks to WU seniors

Over the course of the 2020 fall semester, Brendon Stead, senior public applied history major, and Lena Kubat, senior public applied history and english literature double major, worked on their internship project with the Eberly Library museum to make issues of the Waynesburg Messenger newspaper more accessible online. Waynesburg University had a forgotten collection of … Continue reading

Waynesburg University partners with Duquesne University

Waynesburg University has made an agreement with Duquesne University regarding the pre-pharmacy and pharmaceutical science majors. Both of those became majors at Waynesburg University in the fall. Chairperson of the department of chemistry and forensic science, Dr. Evonne Baldauff, said students get the pharmacy degree title at Duquesne University, and there are two paths a … Continue reading

Student Senate poll results

A total of 64 students participated in a recent Student Senate poll, which was available to students through the week of Feb. 28.  Senate polls are accessible through the “This Week at WU” campus email, as well as the myConnect bulletin board. In the near future, the polls will also be available to students through … Continue reading

University library expands digital catalog

The Eberly Library staff has worked to make library resources more accessible to students. Over the course of the  2020-2021 academic year, the staff has continued to add new and update old digital bases and expand features on their digital catalog. The process of improving the library sites is ongoing, but recently there have been … Continue reading

Waynesburg University offers mentorship opportunities through Social Entrepreneurship class

This semester, students enrolled in the social entrepreneurship class have the opportunity to provide remote mentorship to a group of business owners located in the Dominican Republic. The course, classified in the Academic Catalog as BUS 359, is taught by program coordinator for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Cassy Dorsch.  “Our students are meeting with a … Continue reading

The effect of COVID-19 on professional and graduate studies

Has COVID-19 affected enrollment in graduate and professional studies? James Tanda, director for graduate students in criminal investigation, said that while higher education in general has been affected, the Waynesburg programs have been competitive with other institutions. “None of our programs have been hit particularly hard,” Tanda said. “Even though all of undergraduate and graduate … Continue reading

Students rave over Food Truck Thursday

The announcement of Food Truck Thursdays was released almost two months ago today, and so far, students are expressing positive opinions about the new weekly event.  “I eat at the Chinese truck. It is my favorite and the food comes out very fast,” Meaghan VanSickle, a sophomore Forensic Science major, said.  “The food was really … Continue reading