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Wayne State College President Guides U.S. Conn Library Renovation Ribbon-Cutting Oct. 6
This event marks the grand opening of the library renovations that were recently completed.
WSC Criminal Justice Organizations Join Together to Raise Funds for Dr. Andria Cooper
All proceeds from the sale of the T-shirts will go directly to Cooper, who is going through treatment for cancer.
Fred G. Dale Planetarium To Begin Fall Season Shows Friday, Sept. 8
See 18 out of the possible 24 unique shows and win an astronomical prize!
Students and Their Families Invited to Participate in Family Day Activities
Family Day will be held at Wayne State College on Sept. 9, and younger siblings are invited to spend the night or weekend on campus.
Wayne State College 2017 Homecoming, Oct. 2-7
Homecoming 2017 "Pride on the Prowl" will feature alumni banquets, affinity reunions, Wildcat athletics, a parade and Band Day, and many other events for both students and alumni.
Wayne State Launches New Portal for Virtual Experience
Visit explorewaynestatecollege.com to experience what Wayne State is all about.
Wayne State College Hosts Mobile Nebraska Children's Museum, July 8-9
"Truckin' Through Nebraska" will be located south of Neihardt Residence Hall from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Dr. David Bohnert Earns Summer Fellows Honor
The Fellows Program, which will be held in Nashville, Tenn., introduces music faculty to professions in the music industry and provides them with the means to help prepare students for future careers.
Wayne State College and area educators team with City of West Point in career and technical training partnership
A joint venture between the City of West Point, Wayne State College, Northeast Community College, Educational Service Unit 2, and Pathways 2 Tomorrow (P2T), a consortium of six area school districts.
Spring 2017 Dean's List
More than 900 students are included on Wayne State College's spring 2017 dean's list.
WSC Hires New Deans, College Center Director
Wayne State College welcomes Dr. Yasuko Taoka, Dr. Nicholas Shudak, and Judith Scherer Connealy to three leadership positions.
Blankenau Named Distinguished Political Science Alumnus
The University of Nebraska-Kearney honored Dr. Joe Blankenau, professor of political science at WSC and a 1989 alumnus of Kearney State College, at a banquet April 20.
Wayne State Announces First Class for Rural Law Opportunities Program
Five incoming freshmen and three current students make up the inaugural RLOP class for 2017-18.
Wayne State Professor Glenn Kietzmann Receives Teaching Awards
Presented by President Marysz Rames and Matt Ley, CEO of State Nebraska Bank and Trust.
City of Wayne Approves $1 Million Support of Wayne State’s Center for Applied Technology
Wayne City Council looks to grow the Wayne community with their financial support towards WSC's new industrial technology building.
WSC College Relations Office Bids Farewell to Communication Interns
Hannah Coy, Elizabeth Wallace, and Taryn Winter graduate Saturday, May 6, each with a bachelor's degree in the communication field.
Keller Pursues Life’s Calling with Unique Degree from Wayne State College
Kylie Keller will graduate from WSC with a bachelor's degree in child life studies, a major created through WSC's interdisciplinary studies program.
Wayne State College Spring 2017 Commencement
Wayne State College will award 88 master's degrees and 422 bachelor's degrees.
Wayne State College Recognizes Seven Retiring Faculty Members
Wayne State's retiring faculty members served the college in a variety of academic and service roles for more than 215 years combined.
Wayne State Geography Professor Receives National Distinguished Teaching Award
Dr. Lesli Rawlings has received the Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education.
Math Students Shine at Women’s Conference and Beyond
Four WSC students have earned recognition through various prestigious events this semester.
Wayne State Student Anna Knezevic Receives Fulbright Award
A WSC senior has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Award (ETA) to serve in Malaysia.
Wayne State Adds Fermentation Science and Plant Science Programs
WSC's fermentation science program will be the only full major for its field in the state, while the plant science program is a partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
WSC Ranks High for Amount of Aid Awarded to International Students
Student Loan Report ranked WSC No. 117 out of more than 4,000 colleges.
Retired Astronaut to Speak at Wayne State on April 7
Nebraska native and retired astronaut Clayton Anderson will present "You're Just Like Me" and sign copies of his book "The Ordinary Spaceman."
Faculty News - Winter 2017
Faculty news from the winter 2017 alumni magazine.
Wayne State College Professor Earns Nebraska Academy of Sciences Award
Dr. Todd Young, physics and astronomy professor at Wayne State College, will receive the Friend of Science Award in April.
Wayne State Faculty Member Dr. Barbara Engebretsen Honored With Fulbright Global Award
The Fulbright award will assist Engebretsen’s efforts to implement the HEARTS Initiative: Engaging Student Health Clubs to Address Hypertension in Ethiopia, Nepal, and Nebraska.
Plains Writers Series and Poetry Slam XXXVII
Featuring authors Emily Borgmann, Jeff Alessandrelli, Michael Catherwood, and David Drees.
WSC Presents $1K Scholarship to Golden Apple Award Winner
Kelly Frese received $1,000 to use towards tuition and fees at WSC.