WSU News


Welcome back pizza party coffee hour

Start the year off right by attending a pizza party. Meet fellow Cougs while learning about pizza from around the world and eating internationally-themed pizzas. The Office of International Programs International Center is hosting the event from 3 – 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28 in CUB L46.


Two Blackboard Learn workshops next week

With the Angel learning management system going off-line in December, faculty are encouraged to start using WSU’s new system, Blackboard Learn. To assist, Academic Outreach and Innovation is offering a series of workshops, including two next week. Faculty can attend in person at WSU Pullman, or in videoconference rooms at the other campuses.Continue reading


Flag lowering

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Tom Zbyszewski, 20; Richard Wheeler, 31; and Andrew Zajac, 26, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in their memory on Sunday, August 30, 2015. These three firefighters were killed when their truck crashed as they tried to escape the Okanogan Complex of wildfires.Continue reading


Building security

In the interest of building security and energy conservation Facilities Operations will not be unlocking any campus buildings on Monday, September 7, 2015. For Library hours check the Libraries’ webpage at

If you have a scheduled event that requires a building to be unlocked on this date please contact either Tom Parrish at or 335-9023 or Bonnie Becker at or 335-9353 no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Contact: Tom Parrish


Join us for CougSync Connect: Campus & community involvement fair

On Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Library Road outside of Bryan Hall, Student Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement will host a joint involvement fair to promote the wide variety of ways students can get involved on campus and in the community. This action-packed event is a great way to learn how you can get involved in local organizations and student groups, enjoy some free food and entertainment, and complete an on-campus service project. Visit to learn more about this event. We hope to see you at CougSync Connect!


Blue course evaluation team joins Enterprise Systems Group

The Blue course evaluation initiative and technical staff are joining the day-to-day operations of the Enterprise Systems Group (ESG).

Through a concentrated 18-month period, the technical team in the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning (ATL) successfully onboarded half the university, and positioned the product and the initiative to move to full university scale in the coming semesters.Continue reading


Sept. 3 – Coaching the Van Driver training (Pullman)

In this training program you will learn about conducting a vehicle inspection, safe driving skills and driving environments. Additional driving concerns and collision reporting procedures are also discussed. This program is highly recommended for drivers of WSU cargo or passenger vans. This training takes place on Sept. 3, 1:30-4 p.m.

To register now, click here!