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  • Rich Rhoden Follows His Passion for Sports and Writing
    11-19-2013 4:45 pm
    Rich Rhoden knows a thing or two about Wildcat athletics. On game day, the senior journalism major from Endicott has a yellow press pass around his neck along with a camera in tow.
  • Kacey Eggers Hits the Mark In and Out of the Classroom
    11-19-2013 4:40 pm
    Reigning National Archery Champion Kacey Eggers draws back her arrow with intensity in her eyes, releases, and for one moment, everything stops. On the range, Kacey competes fiercely, despite her sweet and humble personality. Her fierceness and humility drive her Olympic dreams and shooting at the professional level.
  • The Pride of Wayne State College
    11-19-2013 4:35 pm
    Most Saturdays you can find Kelley Robinson, Justine Hiebner, and more than 100 friends together dressed in black dingles, strutting in their swag of suspenders, band coats, and instruments, jamming out in the stands and on the football field at Wayne State.
  • Jennifer Connell Thrives Under Deadline Pressures
    11-19-2013 4:30 pm
    Jennifer Connell likes her coffee any way except one: with chocolate. The busy journalism major and pre-law minor stays busy every day so she needs that helpful caffeine lift.
  • Heather Wheatley Teaches While Most Are Still Learning
    11-19-2013 4:25 pm
    Heather Wheatley is back in the classroom. The senior, who is majoring in elementary education with an English as a second language endorsement, teaches fifth-grade math as a substitute at Waverly Immediate School near Lincoln.
  • WALK Program Builds Leaders at Wayne State
    3-26-2013 12:00 pm
    Leadership shouldn’t be limited only to those with in-depth experience.
  • Students, Citizens, Soldiers
    3-26-2013 11:00 am
    Colleges often provide many opportunities for students to get involved outside of class, usually through service to their community. For some students, however, service has another meaning.
  • Krista Albers Digs History in a Literal Way
    3-26-2013 9:00 am
    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?” — she’s had her heart set on becoming an archaeologist.
  • Michael Lafleur Puts Intellectual Curiosity to Work in Pre-Law Pursuits
    2-25-2013 10:05 am
    Wayne State College senior Michael Lafleur says he aspires to do more than abide by the law. He studies it, learns it and aims to help others understand it.
  • Madison Becker Balances Pre-Med Studies, Service to State College System
    2-25-2013 10:00 am
    Madison Becker, a junior from Hartington, Neb., began her relationship with Wayne State like many students and alumni...
  • Collin Kroeger Builds Long-term Investment in Business Studies
    2-25-2013 9:55 am
    Collin Kroeger has a passion for finance, an appreciation for marketing and an understanding of economics.
  • The Voice of the Wayne State Spotlight Section: Laura Burtwistle
    2-25-2013 9:55 am
    Laura Burtwistle works for the WSC College Relations office in addition to carrying a full load of classes.
  • Wayne State Study Abroad Programs Open Doors for Students
    1-21-2013 12:45 pm
    The first stages of the Wayne State College Study Abroad Program began in the 1980s, when it was called Danish International Studies (DIS). Through the DIS program, WSC language professors took students to Copenhagen, Denmark, in an effort to improve their international education.
  • Jill Stara Plays Proud Part in WSC's Musical Team
    1-21-2013 12:40 pm
    If you happen to be strolling through the Peterson Fine Arts Building and hear the sound of a flawless trumpet blaring from the basement, it could be Jill Stara.
  • Crystal Bredehoft Discovers Hidden Talents at Wayne State
    1-21-2013 12:35 pm
    Crystal Bredehoft says she never thought much about a career in art. In fact, she says, it never even crossed her mind.
  • Explorer's Heart Proves Useful for Shawna Fredrickson
    11-21-2012 4:35 pm
    No one ever said the best place to learn was in a classroom. For Wayne State senior Shawna Fredrickson, one of the best places is the Grand Canyon.
  • Alexandria Ewing Makes the Most Out of Madrid
    11-21-2012 4:30 pm
    Alexandria Ewing, a Wayne State junior majoring in in speech communication and Spanish, says Madrid was the place to be last summer. Alexandria, along with students Danielle Polt, Anna Osten and adviser Dr. Tracie Amend, WSC assistant professor of Spanish, spent a month in the capitol of Spain as part of the Wayne State College Spanish Study Abroad Program.
  • Wayne State Communications Studies Suit Sean Badeer
    11-21-2012 4:25 pm
    Sean Badeer is a senior at Wayne State College majoring in mass communications with an emphasis in organizational leadership and public relations. But if you see Sean on campus, you wouldn’t guess he was a student—more like a faculty member instead.
  • Chinese Student Nora Zhang Finds New World of Possibilities at WSC
    10-4-2012 3:30 pm
    Nora Linyan Zhang, like any typical 23-year-old, has a dream. She wants to become a journalist.
  • Wayne State Lets Kyle Martin Step Out of His Comfort Zone
    10-4-2012 10:00 am
    College is an apprehensive time for students. For those setting foot on campus for the first time, it’s not uncommon for shyness and silence to become daily routine.
  • Green Bike Program Helps Students Shape the World Around Them
    10-4-2012 9:50 am
    Dr. Barbara Engebretsen, professor of exercise science at Wayne State College, commands a bicycle fleet of five new cruiser one-speed bikes through a program that is changing perspectives on bike use in the community and has helped students learn how to become effective service leaders since 2006.
  • Future of Medical Research Starts Here
    10-2-2012 8:50 am
    Kelsey Augustin, Trent Ahlers and Nathan Broeker credit the opportunity to conduct graduate-level scientific research as the best thing about earning their undergraduate degrees at Wayne State College. Though each of them is working in a different field of biomedical research, they share the experience of participating in the IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program at the college.
  • WSC Has an App for That
    3-16-2012 9:25 am
    If students’ backpacks in Dr. Sharon Garvin’s Accounting II class look a little light this semester, there’s a good explanation.
  • Wayne State College Expands Semester Abroad Opportunities
    2-9-2012 2:50 pm
    Wayne State College will add a semester-long study abroad program in Asia starting in the Spring of 2013, according to President Curt Frye.
  • WSC Students Test Disaster Preparedness
    1-25-2012 12:10 pm
    One month into spring and the temperature soars into the high 90s. Wayne State and surrounding organizations are forced to monitor outside activities due to the unseasonably hot weather.

 

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