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Why I Chose Wayne State
Wayne State is a public college in Nebraska that has received several accolades for its academic excellence and successful graduate outcomes. Students choose to earn their degree at WSC for a variety of reasons. Not only do we offer top-notch programs, we're also rated as the most affordable of other universities and four-year colleges in Nebraska. And with all the clubs, intramurals, and activities on campus, you'll never get bored. But, you don't have to take our word for it. Hear what students are saying about Wayne State College.
Wayne State at a Glance
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recent grads employed or in grad school*
*based on the most recent graduate survey from 2020-21 of 597 students (88% response rate)
Game Night: Campus FeudSponsored by the Student Activities Board and Spirit and Traditions.
HomecomingA time to reconnect with fellow Wildcat alumni.
Movie: "Sound of Freedom"At the Majestic Theatre in Wayne. Sponsored by Wild for Life.
Artswalk Scavenger HuntFind the Wildcat window clings as part of the scavenger hunt during Homecoming Week.
Theatre Show: "Everybody"Written by Branden Jacobs Jenkins. Directed by Mollie Young. Featuring WSC theatre students.
Oct 6toNov 22
Faculty Art ExhibitFeaturing art by WSC faculty through Nov. 22.
Faculty Art Exhibit (Opening Reception)Featuring art by WSC faculty. Opening reception at 3:30 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 22.
Planetarium Show: Eclipses and Phases of the MoonAn overview of what causes eclipses and the different moon phases.
Astronomy Talk on Eclipses Available from WSC
Dr. Todd Young is offering a talk on solar eclipses to groups and organizations. An annular solar eclipse will be visible in the U.S. on Oct. 14, and a total eclipse will be visible April 8, 2024.
Kids Follow Their Alumni Moms to WSC
Wayne State is a family affair for WSC alumni Jill Johnson and Audra Miller. Their kids both started classes at Wayne State in August.
Wayne State College to Host Homecoming 2023
Homecoming 2023 is Oct. 3-7 at Wayne State College, with festivities all week.
Nebraska’s (Mostly) Hidden Historical Monuments Featured in Program at WSC
The public is invited to the “Marking Nebraska: Our (Mostly) Hidden Historical Monuments” program Oct. 10 sponsored by Humanities Nebraska.
Free Planetarium Shows Oct. 6-7 at WSC
Three shows are available each day Oct. 6-7. The public is invited to WSC’s free planetarium and laser shows.