Pandemic preps nursing students for future career

The Waynesburg University nursing program is ready to send the class of 2021 into the workforce as the medical community continues to battle the COVID-19 Pandemic. The program has been honored many times for their excellence, ranking number one overall in value in the state of Pennsylvania and top 5% in value nationwide by College … Continue reading

Scott definitely ready to enter the field of psychology

Graduating this year, Brittany Scott, psychology major, exemplified everything a college student should be. Dr. Jenny Jellison, professor of psychology, had a multitude of words to describe her soon-to-be former student: mature, responsible, sincere, passionate, considerate, respectful, the list goes on. “Brittany is simply a joy to be around,” Jellison said. “She genuinely celebrates the … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore women's basketball player ready for start of season and working to improve

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Every athlete is looking forward to the day that they can once again play the game they love. The idea of games or sports has been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The same holds true for women’s basketball sophomore point guard, Anika Dansby, who like any other … Continue reading

Business seniors sharing their grace and flexibility

Chairperson for the Business Administration Department and Professor of Marketing Gordon McClung believes that the senior class has taught the department, specifically the faculty, grace and flexibility.  “In my experience, the senior class was open to changes in delivery methods,” McClung said. “They were also understanding that their professors were also having to adapt to … Continue reading

Criminal Justice seniors adjust to pandemic challenges

“This group of seniors has really impressed me with their evolution over the past four years,” said Adam Jack, chairperson for the Criminal Justice and Social Sciences Department at Waynesburg University.  Jack teaches a course that all criminal justice majors take as freshmen, as well as their senior capstone course. “It is really rewarding to … Continue reading

Hillgrove: “Each one of us can be very successful”

The end of another school year means something to everyone whether it is happiness or sadness. For the seniors at Waynesburg University it means graduation has come and it is their time to turn the page over to their next endeavours. “It is absolutely a bitter-sweet feeling,” senior electronic media major Lindsey Stenger said about … Continue reading

Mendes is the “relational glue” within her department

Waynesburg University’s mission revolves around faith, service and learning. The biblical and ministry studies major shows the fruits of this mission. Sarah Mendes, a children and youth ministry major, bears these fruits. “While Sarah has demonstrated a strong ability in the classroom, her commitment to seeking opportunities to gain practical experience outside of the classroom … Continue reading

Fine Arts Department adapts to COVID-19

While every department on the campus of Waynesburg University was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it could be argued that one department was hit the hardest. The Department of Fine Arts was impacted in unforeseen ways, but found ways to adapt to the new circumstances. This year’s senior class was the first to survive a … Continue reading