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Welcome

Waynesburg University is a small, private, comprehensive Christian institution located in southwestern Pennsylvania, approximately 50 miles south of Pittsburgh. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the University inspires students to pursue lives of purpose through faith, learning and serving. Offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, Waynesburg University designs its curriculum to meet the needs of today’s students. Undergraduates can choose between more than 70 programs of study. The University’s Graduate and Professional Studies Program, located at three convenient centers around Pittsburgh as well as at its Waynesburg campus, offers accelerated evening programs geared for adult students in the fields of business, nursing, education and counseling.

Waynesburg students enjoy personalized attention from highly qualified faculty, a well-rounded liberal arts curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities. The beautiful campus includes an award-winning campus center, a performing arts center, and several new additions to campus such as Roberts Chapel, Center for Research and Economic Development, modern additions to the dining hall and library, a six-story residence hall and a new fitness center.


September

Monday & Tuesday, September 10 & 11 Christ & Culture Lecture Series: Dr. James K.A. Smith 7:30 p.m., Roberts Chapel

Monday, September 17 Constitution Day Celebration: “Bread, Bakers and the Constitution” Noon, Goodwin Performing Arts Center

Thursday, September 20 Performing Arts Series: Manhattan Piano Trio 7:30 p.m., Goodwin Performing Arts Center September 25 — October 19 Art Exhibition: Andrew Heisey Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Opening Reception: Sept. 25, 4:30-6 p.m.

October

Monday, October 1 Glenn A. & Jane L. Crosby Lecture Series: Professor Allan H. Meltzer 7:30 p.m., Alumni Hall Friday & Saturday, October 5 & 6 Homecoming Weekend Wednesday, October 10 Symphonic Band Fall Concert 5:15 p.m., Marsh Center

Schedule

Friday, October 12 Collegium Musicum 4 p.m., Marsh Center

Thursday, November 8 Jazz & Percussion Ensembles Fall Concert 7:30 p.m., Goodwin Performing Arts Center

Thursday, October 18 Chamber Works I Noon, Marsh Center

Thursday, November 15 Chamber Works II Noon, Marsh Center

October 14 — October 19 Who’s Your Neighbor Week: “It’s the End of the World as We Know It”

Monday & Tuesday, October 22 & 23 Stover Center Lecture Series: Robert L. Vernon 7 p.m., Alumni Hall

October 24-27 Fall Play: “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring 7:30 p.m., Goodwin Performing Arts Center October 29 — November 16 Senior Art Exhibition: Nathan Long Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Opening Reception: Oct. 29, 4:30 - 6 p.m.

November

Thursday, November 1 Performing Arts Series: Juon Project 7:30 p.m., Goodwin Performing Arts Center

Sunday, November 11 Lamplighters Touring Choir Fall Concert 6 p.m., Roberts Chapel

November 26 - December 7 Fall Semester Student Art Exhibition Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Friday, November 30 Collegium Musicum 4 p.m., Marsh Center

December

Friday, December 7 TUBACHRISTMAS 7:30 p.m., Goodwin Performing Arts Center Saturday, December 8 Music Program Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m., Roberts Chapel


Performing Arts Series

Manhattan Piano Trio Thursday, September 20 7:30 p.m.

Hailed by critics as “a grand departure from the usual” (News Herald), the Manhattan Piano Trio (MPT) has quickly become one of the most creative, exciting, and dynamic young ensembles in the United States. With more than 500 performances since its inception in 2004, MPT is one of the most active groups in the classical music scene, welcomed by enthusiastic audiences in more than 35 American states, Italy, South Africa and Australia.

The Washington Post described the MPT as “impressive” and “outstanding,” while the Sarasota Herald Tribune said, “One seldom is privileged to enjoy music of such a wide range of styles performed with self-effacing skill and relaxed assurance.” The Trio comprises Milana Strezeva (piano), Wayne Lee (violin) and Dmitry Kouzov (cello), all award winning soloists in their own right.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center $5 Admission (Waynesburg University students free)


Performing Arts Series

Juon Project

Thursday, November 1 7:30 p.m.

Combining two piano schools, Russian and French, The Juon Project “The Duet” has been created to bring together various instrumentalists in promoting the Russian-Swiss composer Paul Juon. The Duet, comprised of musicians Igor Krèvsky and Agnès Dubois-Chauvet, perform a varied repertoire of new works and masterpieces of the twentieth century alongside more traditional works for the genre. With a growing reputation for performing with tremendous energy and artistry, communication and passion, this duo aims to create a rich and varied concert experience with great performances of great music – a stimulating musical experience through inspired programming, lively audience interaction, musicianship and precision of the highest caliber.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center $5 Admission (Waynesburg University students free)


Art Exhibitions Andrew Heisey

Tuesday, September 25 through Friday, October 19 Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 25 4:30-6 p.m.

Andrew Heisey, assistant professor of art at Waynesburg University, has exhibited work throughout Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. His sculptures have been featured at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, on the cover of Messiah College Magazine, at Elizabethtown College art galleries, at Bloomsburg University’s Haas Gallery, The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery and several other galleries in Philadelphia.

With this gallery exhibition, Professor Heisey illustrates the development of one’s personality by combining old objects into something new. Often these “new” objects take the form of fragmented figures. The lack of a whole figure compels the viewer to focus on the object itself and not the person. While looking at the fragmented parts, one may recognize some of the objects within the sculpture - a rock fragment, a bit of metal from some wiring, or even pottery shards. According to Heisey, as the viewer identifies some of the objects imbedded in the sculptures, a picture of what that object once was appears in their mind. Heisey says it is as if the object stirs up a memory of something long lost and a sense of preservation of the past is conveyed - old memories preserved in resin or clay. Prior to coming to Waynesburg University, Heisey served as a high school art teacher at Harrisburg Christian School in Harrisburg, Pa., and adjunct professor of art at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa.

Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Free Admission


Art Exhibitions

Senior Art Exhibition: Nathan Long

Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 16 Opening Reception: Monday, October 29 4:30-6 p.m.

An opening reception will be held Monday, Oct. 29, to kick off the exhibit of Waynesburg University senior Nathan Long. Long’s exhibit will feature ceramics, charcoal and pencil drawings, as well as paintings and photography pieces that he has created over his four years at Waynesburg University. Various works will be available for purchase.

The Art Program at Waynesburg University allows students to mold, paint and sketch works of their imagination while providing the tools to grasp a comprehensive knowledge of techniques and history. Students hone abilities through class discussion, demonstrations and exhibits.

Senior art exhibitions take place each semester to provide veteran art students with a platform to showcase the products of a practiced creative process. Students spend four years creating and preserving pieces they are most proud of for this very occasion. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by appointment. Call 724-852-3274 for more information.

Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Free Admission


Art Exhibitions

Fall Semester Student Art Exhibition

Monday, November 26 through Friday, December 7

The student art exhibition will showcase the best student work of the fall semester. The exhibit will showcase a variety of mediums including drawings, prints, ceramics, sculptures and a variety of two- and three-dimensional pieces. The pieces on display are selected by the Waynesburg University art faculty.

The Art Program at Waynesburg University exposes students to the creative process and provides them with practical experience in using the tools and techniques of the visual artist. Students develop self-awareness, as they find opportunities to progress according to their own abilities. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by appointment. Call 724-852-3274 for more information.

Benedum Fine Arts Gallery Free Admission


Theater Productions

Constitution Day Celebration: “Bread, Bakers and the Constitution”

Monday, September 17, 2012 Noon

Written by two Waynesburg University Stover Scholars, “Bread, Bakers and the Constitution” portrays the constitutional context and legal debates surrounding the landmark 1905 U.S. Supreme Court case, Lochner v. New York, striking down New York’s statutory limitation on baker hours. The case raises the enduring structural constitutional issues of federalism, judicial review, and the extent of government regulation of the economy and commerce. Edward L. Powers, associate professor of theatre at Waynesburg University, will direct the play.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center Free Admission


Theater Productions

Fall Play: “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring

Wednesday, October 24 through Saturday, October 27 7:30 p.m.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” is a classic American comedy and has been a popular play since its premiere in the 1940s. In it we meet Aunt Abby and Aunt Martha, two sweet and charming little old ladies who rent rooms to elderly widowers. The aunts have three nephews. Teddy, one of the nephews, believes he is President Theodore Roosevelt, and the second, Mortimer, is a newspaper columnist who discovers a secret about the aunts and in turn must work very hard to keep things quiet. Jonathan, the third nephew, is a wanted man who comes to the home to hide out. Trying to get rid of Jonathan, protecting the aunts, and wondering if Teddy will charge San Juan Hill becomes the chaos that has kept “Arsenic and Old Lace” a favorite among audiences for decades.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center Free Admission


L ectures

Christ & Culture Lecture Series: Dr. James K.A. Smith

Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 7:30 p.m.

Dr. James K.A. Smith, professor of philosophy and adjunct professor of congregational and ministry studies at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., will serve as the Christ & Culture Lecture Series speaker. Also a research fellow of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and a senior fellow for The Colossian Forum, Smith was awarded the Canadian Christian Writing Award for 2011 by the Word Guild for “Thinking in Tongues: Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Philosophy.” He is also the author of “Letters to a Young Calvinist,” “Science and the Spirit,” “Desiring the Kingdom” and “The Logic of Incarnation,” among many others. Smith received his bachelor’s degree from Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa; his M.Phil. from the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto, Ontario; and his Ph.D. from Villanova University in Villanova, Pa. In addition to his two public lectures, Smith will preach at the University’s weekly chapel service Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. in Roberts Chapel.

Roberts Chapel Free Admission


L ectures Glenn A. & Jane L. Crosby Lecture Series: Professor Allan H. Meltzer

Monday, October 1 7:30 p.m.

Professor Allan H. Meltzer, professor of political economy at Carnegie Mellon University, will serve as the Crosby Lecture Series speaker Monday, Oct. 1. Meltzer is the author of the landmark “History of the Federal Reserve” (volume 1 and volume 2) and “Keynes’s Monetary Theory: A Different Interpretation.” His lecture will share the title of his February 2012 Oxford University Press book, “Why Capitalism?”

Meltzer received his A.B. and M.A. at Duke University, and his Ph.D. at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is both a distinguished economist and perhaps the world’s premier economic historian. Meltzer has also been recognized for several awards including the Distinguished Fellow, American Economic Association – 2002; Lifetime Achievement, Money Marketeers, NYU – 1997; Man of the Year in Finance, Pittsburgh – 1995; and the Distinguished Professional Achievement, UCLA – 1983.

Professor Meltzer will also visit Waynesburg University business and government classes and have lunch and dinner with students and faculty members prior to giving the Crosby Lecture in the evening.

The Glenn A. & Jane L. Crosby Lectures, funded by 1950 Magna Cum Laude graduates of Waynesburg University, Glenn A. and Jane Lichtenfels Crosby, bring to the University visiting scholars who are distinguished in their disciplines. During the visit, the scholars interact with faculty, staff and students, giving guest lectures in classes, formal presentations and informal group talks. The event culminates in a final public lecture.

Alumni Hall Free Admission


Stover Center Lecture Series: Robert L. Vernon Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23 7 p.m.

Robert L. Vernon, former Assistant Chief of Police for the Los Angeles Police Department and President of the Pointman Institute, will return as the Visiting Stover Constitutional Fellow. Vernon’s lectures, titled “Daniel: Being a Successful Leader in a Hostile Culture,” are appropriately focused on the Book of Daniel, and will explain how God used a college-aged person to make a profound impact on His world. Vernon’s lectures will underscore the principles that reveal the secret of Daniel’s success.

Vernon is also the author of L.A. Justice: Lessons from the Firestorm, which focuses on the civil unrest that occurred following the trial (1992) of the LAPD officers charged in the Rodney King Case (1991). In L.A. Justice, Vernon provides an insider’s view of how the LAPD responded to those events. Vernon completed undergraduate work at Biola University and California State College in California, and received his master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University in 1974. In addition to his academic degrees, Vernon graduated from the Managerial Policy Institute in 1977 and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Executive Institute in 1987. Chief Vernon will also meet with the Stover Scholars and visit several criminal justice and political science classes. In addition to his two public lectures, Vernon will preach at the University’s weekly chapel service Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. in Roberts Chapel.

Waynesburg University’s Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership, founded by Waynesburg University alumnus Dr. W. Robert Stover, is committed to creatively transforming the ethical state of the polis, bringing insights from the U.S. Constitution’s Founding Era and Christianity to bear in the contemporary public square.

Alumni Hall All events are free and open to the public

L ectures


Music Productions

Symphonic Band Fall Concert Wednesday, October 10 5:15 p.m.

The Waynesburg University Symphonic Band adds to the splendor of the autumn season with its annual fall concert. This concert will begin a year-long study of wind band history, beginning with music from the Medieval and Renaissance eras. The Symphonic Band will begin the season by investigating the music of composers such as Leonin, Perotin, Machaut, the Gabrielis, Speer, Susato and Farnaby, to name a few. Early wind bands produced music for a variety of purposes, including civic ceremonies, religious services, weddings and dances. Although you may not have much experience with early wind band repertoire, the music of the Medieval and Renaissance times has captivating entertainment value! No reservations are necessary for this event.

Marsh Center Free Admission


Music Productions

Collegium Musicum

Friday, October 12 and Friday, November 30 4 p.m.

Georg Philipp Telemann founded this great tradition in 1702 for music students at the University in Leipzig, Germany. This early ‘coffeehouse’ offering was later associated with Johann Sebastian Bach. Telemann continued to foster the emergence of public subscription concerts in both Frankfurt and Hamburg collegia in the late 1720s. With Moravian immigration, American collegia sprang up as early as 1744 in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and the Carolinas.

This event is one in a series of presentations of musical knowledge and skills acquired by student musicians seeking major and minor degrees in music. During the course of musical study at Waynesburg University, the Collegium Musicum experiences pave the way for senior recital presentations. Each student musician will present a work from a body of standard repertoire for their instrument/ voice, and will host a brief question and answer period after his/her presentation. No reservations are necessary for this event..

Marsh Center Free Admission


Music Productions

Chamber Works I and II

Thursday, October 18 and Thursday, November 15 Noon

These noontime offerings from the Waynesburg University Music Program offer a variety of musical styles presented by the Chamber Works small ensembles. These ensembles include: the Chamber Orchestra, Woodwind ensembles, Brass Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz ensembles, Beauty Shop & Barber Shop quartets, and the Lamplighters Touring Choir. Come early! Bring a lunch or enjoy our reception snacks for these delightful presentations. No reservations are necessary for this event.

Marsh Center Free Admission


Music Productions

Jazz & Percussion Ensembles Fall Concert Thursday, November 8 7:30 p.m.

The Waynesburg University Jazz ensembles, both vocal and instrumental, along with their colleagues in the Percussion Ensemble, combine to bring you a night of jazz and percussion standards. The repertoire presented by the jazz ensembles will cover music composed by jazz great Duke Ellington, as well as Disney favorites with a jazz slant! The percussion ensemble will present music for mallets, hand percussion and drums, as well as repertoire for mixed instrumentation. These concerts present unique opportunities for music students to explore techniques connected to jazz music, a truly American art form, as well as delving into many areas of global percussive arts. No reservations are necessary for this event.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center Free Admission


Music Productions

Lamplighters Touring Choir Fall Concert Sunday, November 11 6 p.m.

The Lamplighters Touring Choir invites you to a time of worship through song. Join us as we explore a variety of sacred musical expressions. The hour will be filled with a celebration of the many blessings we enjoy as presented by this talented 20-voice musical ensemble dedicated to serving Christ through a ministry of music. No reservations are necessary for this event.

Roberts Chapel Free Admission


Music Productions TUBACHRISTMAS Friday, December 7 7:30 p.m.

Join the Waynesburg University Music Department as it presents TUBACHRISTMAS. TUBACHRISTMAS is presented throughout the world and was conceived in 1974 as a tribute to the late artist and teacher William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day in 1902. The traditional Christmas music performed at the first TUBACHRISTMAS was arranged by American composer Alec Wilder who died on December 24, 1980. Mr. Wilder composed many solo and ensemble compositions for tuba and euphonium, and was a loyal supporter of every effort to improve the literature and public image of these instruments. TUBACHRISTMAS is meant to “recognize musical heritage and honor all great artists and teachers whose legacy has given us high performance standards, well-structured pedagogy, professional integrity, personal values and a camaraderie envied by all other instrumentalists.� Performers will include any interested tuba, euphonium and baritone player in the area. Audience members will become part of an established tradition throughout the world and enjoy their favorite holiday tunes as never before through the rich, organ-like sound of this low-brass ensemble.

Goodwin Performing Arts Center Free Admission


Music Productions

Music Program Christmas Concert Saturday, December 8 7:30 p.m.

Experience the perfect kickoff to your Christmas holiday as the Music Program, in cooperation with the Fine Arts Department, shares the wonderful Christmas music that we all know and love! The Lamplighters Concert Choir and the Waynesburg University Symphonic Band invite you to join them as they present Christmas carols from earlier times and from around the world. Many of these pieces will be presented as originally intended, and some will occur with more modern harmonic treatments.

What better way is there to celebrate the Christmas season than to hear beautiful music? Doors will open at 7 p.m. No reservations are necessary. The Music Program will host a reception immediately following the concert in the Marsh Center.

Roberts Chapel Free Admission


Special Events

Homecoming Weekend

Friday, October 5 through Saturday, October 6

Reconnect with friends and network with fellow Waynesburg alumni as you celebrate Homecoming 2012. Don’t miss class reunions, athletic events, a 5K walk/run, campus tours, fireworks and more. The Music Program will host both a Lamplighters Choir reunion and a Yellow Jacket Pep Band reunion for any alumni who were a part of the Waynesburg bands or choirs during their college days. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.waynesburgunited.com/homecoming12.

Who’s Your Neighbor Week: “It’s the End of the World as We Know It.” Sunday, October 14 through Friday, October 19

Events, including a public lecture, will take place throughout the week. For more information, contact Sarah Brandstetter at sbrandst@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-3460.


Directions Heading south from Pittsburgh:

From I-79 south, take Exit 19, Ruff Creek. Continue past the Ruff Creek General Store for approximately five miles through the countryside. Upon the entrance of the town of Waynesburg, stay to the right and continue down the hill. Continue one block past the Presbyterian Church (on your left), and make a left onto Wayne Street. At the stop sign, continue straight ahead. The Marisa Fieldhouse will be situated on your right. At the stop sign, make a left onto Washington Street. At the next block, turn left onto College Street. Miller Hall is the second building on the right. Continue to the end of the block and turn right onto Morris Street (Rt. 19N). Make the next immediate right into the parking lot.

Heading north from Morgantown:

From I-79 north, take Exit 14, Waynesburg. Make a right onto Route 21 at the end of the ramp. Follow Route 21 to the fourth traffic light. Make a right at the light. Follow this road into town. At the fifth traffic light, turn right at the Courthouse onto Washington Street. Go two blocks. Miller Hall is the large red brick building to your left at the third block. Make a left onto College Street in front of Miller Hall and then a right onto Morris Street. Make a right into the parking lot.


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