Wayne State Commencement
4-25-2013 8:30 am
Wayne State College will hold commencement for graduate students at 9:30 a.m. May 4 in Rice Auditorium and at 2 p.m. May 4 for undergraduate students in Memorial Stadium.
Wayne State College Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service
3-21-2013 1:20 pm
Wayne State was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, marking the third consecutive year the college has been recognized for Service-Learning. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. Wayne State is one of only 690 institutions of higher education to receive this honor nationally and among seven to be named to the honor roll in Nebraska.
Wayne State Selects Students for Rural Health Opportunities Program
3-21-2013 11:25 am
Wayne State has accepted 26 students into the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) at the college for the fall 2013 semester. RHOP is a cooperative effort between Wayne State and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) that encourages students from rural areas of Nebraska to return to rural settings after graduation to pursue their career.
Wayne State College Students To Present 'Kiss Me Kate' Musical
3-15-2013 1:15 pm
Wayne State College students will present Kiss Me Kate at 7:30 p.m. March 21 and 22 and at 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 23 in Ramsey Theatre. Kiss Me Kate was written by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
WSC Science Fiction and Fantasy Club to Host WillyCon XV April 5-7
3-5-2013 3:30 pm
WillyCon, the annual convention sponsored by the Wayne State Science Fiction and Fantasy Club, will be held April 5-7. This will mark the fifteenth year that WillyCon has been held at Wayne State College.
Wayne State College Announces Dean's List for Academic Achievement
1-28-2013 1:15 pm
More than 900 students at Wayne State College were named to the Dean's List for exemplary academic achievement during the past semester.
Wayne State to Host RemoteLive Concert by Sir Elton John on Jan. 25 UPDATED
1-22-2013 2:40 pm
Wayne State will host a remote concert by Elton John at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 25 in Ramsey Theatre on the college campus. John will perform via Yamaha's RemoteLive from Disney's California Adventure Park's Hyperion Theater.
Wayne State Black and Gold Series to Present the Russian National Ballet Theatre SOLD OUT
1-8-2013 9:15 am
Wayne State will present a rare opportunity to witness classical ballet at its finest as the colleges 2012-13 Black and Gold performing arts series continues Sunday, Jan. 27, with a special performance of Sleeping Beauty by the Russian National Ballet Theatre. The performance will take place at 2 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre on the WSC campus.
Wayne State Commencement Set for Dec. 14
12-5-2012 1:15 pm
Wayne State College will hold commencement for graduate and undergraduate students at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 in Rice Auditorium. A total of 211 degrees -- 162 undergraduate and 49 graduate -- will be conferred at the ceremonies by Wayne State President Curt Frye.
Wayne State Madrigal Dinners Run Nov. 30-Dec. 2
11-27-2012 4:15 pm
Wayne State College will present the 41st annual Madrigal Dinners Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in the Frey Suite of the WSC Student Center. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and at 5 p.m. Dec. 2.
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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.
Gov. Heineman Proclaims October Nebraska State College System Month
11-8-2012 1:10 pm
Governor Dave Heineman proclaimed the month of October as Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Month and encouraged students and their parents to visit Chadron State, Peru State or Wayne State College.
Message from Deb Lundahl, Director of Development and Alumni Relations
6-7-2012 10:05 am
The weather on May 5 made us hold our breath this year wondering if rain would prevent us from celebrating commencement in the Willow Bowl. By the afternoon, 90 degree temperatures had us fanning ourselves as we welcomed the 352 graduates receiving bachelor's degrees. Terry J. McClain, a 1970 graduate, delivered the commencement address. Master's degrees were presented in Rice Auditorium that morning to 112 graduate students.
Terry McClain '70 Delivers Commencement Address
6-7-2012 10:00 am
Terry McClain, the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Valmont Industries, Inc., in Omaha, delivered the undergraduate commencement address May 5. McClain was honored May 4 with the naming of the Terry J. McClain Department of Business and Economics in the School of Business and Technology at Wayne State College. He is responsible for accounting, budgeting, internal audit, investor relations, tax and treasury activities of Valmont and its subsidiaries on a global basis.
WSC Graduation Held May 5; 464 Degrees Conferred
6-7-2012 9:55 am
Wayne State College held commencement May 5 in Rice Auditorium for graduate students and in the Willow Bowl for undergraduate students. A total of 464 degrees -- 352 undergraduates and 112 graduate degrees were conferred at the ceremonies by Wayne State President Curt Frye. Terry J. McClain, a 1970 graduate of Wayne State College, delivered the commencement address at the undergraduate ceremony.
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