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Aug. 20: CONEXION to welcome new WSU multicultural students

welcome to the cougar family cardBy Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – It is anticipated that more than 500 multicultural freshman and transfer students will attend Washington State University’s CONEXION Orientation Program, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, in the Compton Union Building senior and junior ballrooms. » More …

Colombian internship immerses students in academics, culture

Colombia Internship-group at Cerro de Montserrate-By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Six Washington State University students spent four weeks in Colombia this summer helping sick animals like turtles and ocelots, and developing software that will aid police working with bomb-sniffing dogs. » More …

WSU students land Gilman awards to study in Asia, Europe

Gilman Scholarship LogoBy Bev Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Four Washington University State students have received nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awards to study-abroad this fall. » More …

WSU migrant student program gets $2.1-million

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

CAMP students with Cougar StatuePULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Education granted Washington State University’s College Assistance Migrant Program more than $2.1-million to continue its services for another five years. » More …

WSU key partner for new center supporting first-generation students

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

first scholar and naspa logosPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will serve as a key contributing partner for a new center created to support the success of first-generation college students. » More …

Employer registration open for 2017 WSU Tri-Cities Career Fair

RICHLAND, Wash. – Registration is now open for employers to sign up for a booth at the 2017 WSU Tri-Cities Career Fair, which will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Student Union Building and Consolidated Information Center on campus. » More …

WSU launching new online career database — Handshake replaces CougLink

By Beverly Makhani, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education

HANDSHAKE logo

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new online career database named “Handshake” will go live July 1 for Washington State University students and potential employers. It will replace the current “CougLink” system. » More …

WSU students land Gilman international scholarships

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Marquez, Iniguez, O’Connel, Meza (l-r)

PULLMAN, Wash. – Four WSU students have won nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad in summer 2017. A fifth student was named an alternate. » More …