SPRING COLLEGE &
Pursue a life of purpose
Waynesburg University, a private Christian university
near Pittsburgh, provides a valuable, personal and handson
educational experience that prepares undergraduate and
graduate students for lives of purpose. The University is
located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern
Pennsylvania, with three additional sites in the Pittsburgh
region. Waynesburg offers more than 70 major concentrations
and four integrated bachelors-to-masters programs in
business, counseling, criminal investigation and education.
The University also offers graduate programs with some
available 100 percent online. Waynesburg University has
emerged as a national leader in educational value.
Learn more at waynesburg.edu/value.
When the novel coronavirus COVID-19
struck the world at the end of 2019, few
people anticipated just how much the
virus would upend daily life in the months
to come. Because most people have yet
to receive a vaccine, the best course of
action to cut down on the rate of spread
continues to be social distancing.
Social distancing has changed the way
the public shops, interacts socially with
friends and family members and attends
school. For the thousands of students
comprising the class of 2020, social distancing
also changed traditional graduation
And it just might change for the class
of 2021, as well.
Whether a school hosts a graduation
ceremony in-person or not, families can
organize their own at-home graduations.
All relatives who are graduating (whether
from high school, college or even those
moving up from fifth grade to middle
school and eighth grade to high school)
can participate. Here are a few tips:
• Pool resources to borrow the right
number of caps or gowns from
friends or family.
• Play “Pomp and Circumstance”
over a bluetooth speaker.
• Have the graduates march around
the perimeter of a yard or down a
• Ask a relative to give a keynote speech.
• Take graduation photos outside
of the school doors or on campus
• Cater a graduation luncheon or
dinner from a favorite neighborhood
• Employ all necessary safety precautions,
such as seating guests
six feet apart from one another and
Our student loan default rate of 4.6
percent is far below the national
average of 9.7 percent.
Tuition, room and board at Waynesburg
is more than $11,000 below the
national average for private, non-profit,
More than 90 percent of Waynesburg
students receive some form of financial
aid each year.
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The Keep Waynesburg
Well Health & Safety Plan
enabled safe in-person
classes last fall.