Greg Adams '74 Delivers Commencement Address
5-28-2013 3:05 pm
Nebraska State Senator Greg Adams delivered the commencement address at the undergraduate ceremony held May 4. Adams represents the 24th District in the Nebraska State Legislature.
Spring Graduation Ceremonies and Speakers
5-28-2013 3:00 pm
Wayne State College held commencement May 4 in Rice Auditorium. A total of 448 degrees -- 354 undergraduates and 94 graduate degrees -- were conferred at the ceremonies by Wayne State President Curt Frye. Nebraska State Senator Greg Adams, speaker of the Nebraska legislature and a 1974 graduate of Wayne State College, delivered the commencement address at the undergraduate ceremony.
Dr. Mark Leeper Receives State National Bank Teaching Excellence Award
5-28-2013 2:55 pm
Dr. Mark Leeper, professor of politics at Wayne State, received the State National Bank Teaching Excellence Award at the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 4. Matt Ley, chief executive officer of State National Bank in Wayne, presented the award.
Dr. Bonnie Bass '54 Receives Alumni Achievement Award
5-28-2013 2:50 pm
Dr. Bonnie Bass was presented with the Wayne State Foundation Alumni Achievement Award at the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 4. Bass spoke eloquently and from the heart to the assembled graduates about the people who matter most in life: family, teachers and friends.
Message from Deb Lundahl, Director of Development and Alumni Relations
5-28-2013 2:45 pm
The rain on May 4 made it soggy outside for commencement, but it could not dampen the spirits of the 354 graduates who walked across the stage in Rice Auditorium or the enthusiasm of their families and friends who came to celebrate the special day with them. We are pleased to welcome these new graduates to the Wayne State Alumni family.
WALK Program Builds Leaders at Wayne State
5-28-2013 2:40 pm
Leadership should not be limited only to those with in-depth experience. Wayne State College understands this and strives to provide opportunities to students setting foot on campus for the first time. That is why WSC teaches them to walk.
Krista Albers Digs History in a Literal Way
5-28-2013 2:35 pm
Ever since Krista Albers was a student in grade school in North Platte, Neb. pondering the common question what do you want to be when you grow up? shes had her heart set on becoming an archaeologist.
Ryan Becker '07: Flight Surgeon and Future Rural Health Practitioner
5-28-2013 1:55 pm
Ryan Becker is a 2007 graduate of Wayne State Colleges Chemistry Health Science program and former, two-term Student Senate President at WSC. After graduating from Wayne State, Ryan started medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College Of Medicine in Omaha.
Major Karl J. Hochstein '91: Professor's Guidance Made the Difference
5-28-2013 1:50 pm
Major Karl J. Hochstein, a native of Wynot, Neb., serves as Deputy Director, Department of Defense Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL), in San Antonio, Texas. He earned his bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry from Wayne State College in 1991.
Brian Wiese '07: From Student Leader to Business Leader
5-28-2013 1:45 pm
Brian Wiese graduated from Wayne State College in May 2007, with a degree in business administration. During his senior year at WSC, he began an internship with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. After graduation he transitioned to become a full-time agent.
WSC Presents Alumni Service Award During Homecoming
11-8-2012 1:40 pm
The 2012 Alumni Service Award was presented to Don and Diane (Massman) Soukup at the Homecoming/Hall of Fame Banquet on Sept. 29. The award recognizes alumni who have enhanced the college through dedicated service, promotion and financial support.
Wayne State Honors Outstanding Alumni During Homecoming
11-8-2012 1:35 pm
Outstanding alumni from each of Wayne State College's four schools were honored at a banquet on Sept. 28 during Homecoming.
Wayne State College Honors Hall of Fame Inductees
11-8-2012 1:30 pm
Each year, Wayne State Hall of Fame inductees are honored at a Homecoming Banquet.
Message from the Director
11-8-2012 1:25 pm
Fall is such a time of energy and excitement on campus. Eager new students are beginning their classes. Upper classmen are preparing to head off to use their education. We have a record freshman class this year! The word is spreading about what a great place Wayne State College is as evidenced by our rankings in U.S.News & World Report, Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings, and Colleges of Distinction.
Fall College Rankings Reveal the Best About Wayne State
11-8-2012 1:20 pm
Fall rankings season has descended upon the nation's universities and colleges and Wayne State continues to shine in several areas that reflect the college's mission and vision of making a notable difference to rural and community life through learning excellence, student success and regional service.
Wayne State Hosts Art and Design Alumni Exhibit
11-8-2012 1:15 pm
The Nordstrand Gallery in Conn Library hosted the WSC Art and Design Alumni Exhibit in September. The closing reception was Sept. 28 in the gallery.