Unprecedented efforts across the WSU system are creating innovative diversity, equity and inclusion programs at a historic rate.
The Udall award will support Brendible’s goal to advance education systems for Native American communities and her plan to teach in Alaska where her extended family lives.
The award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
A new MOSAIC Center for Student Inclusion at WSU Tri‑Cities will be a home to student resources to enhance equity and inclusion, a place to discover more about various cultures and a central location for students to dialogue and learn about current social issues.
Savanna Navarro Kresse played an instrumental role in creating the new WSU Tri-Cities Inclusion Center—a space dedicated to diverse students of all kinds so they can gather, learn from each other, and seek support.
Amber Graham has been appointed the 2019-2020 chair of the President’s Commission on Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation.
The books in the Vancouver library were selected to reflect the experiences of young Native American people both past and present.
“When you focus on equity and inclusion, you see student organizations that haven’t been active become more involved and that encourages more diverse students to take on leadership roles,” said ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas.
The project will also offer graduate students an opportunity to improve teaching, mentoring, and other essential skills for advancing their career prospects in research and academics.
A long-time leader in the work of inclusion and community building, Allen Sutton has been hired as the executive director for outreach and education in Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence. He will begin his new duties on July 15.