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June 4– 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 June 4, 1:30-4 p.m.

To register now, click here! 


June 4 – Travel: Basic Forms and Procedures (Videoconference)


June 4 – WSU Online Training System: Overview (Videoconferenced)

Enhance your skills with Washington State University’s powerful e-learning system. Learn how to find courses and books, add them to your “My Plan” and “Favorites” folders, and navigate through the many aspects of your personal training account. Learning at your fingertips!

This session will take place June 4, 9:00-10:30AM.

To register click HERE!


North Cascades kayak tour

Looking for a challenging and exciting kayak trip this summer? The Outdoor Recreation Center has a trip just for you. Register by June 7 to join the ORC on a multi-day expedition-style trip along Ross Lake. This fast-paced and scenic trip takes place July 2-6, but act fast, as registration closes soon!

Want to take a paddle trip instead? Whether you’re a beginning paddler or advanced, you can sign up for a beautiful sunset paddle along the Snake River or spend the day navigating Palouse Falls.

To register for kayak, paddle, and other outdoor trips, visit for more information.


Palouse Chapter WSU wine tour

You do not have to be a member to attend this fun event.

Join fellow Cougs and friends for the second annual Wine Tour! The group will depart from the Lewis Alumni Centre on Saturday, June 13, and head to Spokane where we will spend the day visiting some great wineries. All attendee’s will receive a wine glass, lunch and snacks. Lunch will include your choice of sandwich (chicken bacon avocado, roast beef, roast turkey, or salmon BLT) with a side salad. Register by May 30. We hope to see you there!


School of Food Science Ph.D. Defense- Allison Baker

Plan to attend the Ph.D. in Food Science Defense Seminar for Allison Baker, on Thursday, May 28, at 9 am in FSHN 104A. Title: Impact of the wine matrix on the perception of finish in red wine. See her abstract here. Her major advisor is Carolyn Ross.


June 3 – Business policies, procedures and records retention (videoconferenced)

This workshop discusses how to use WSU’s Business Policies and Procedures Manual, how the manual is updated and its history. Records scheduling, records retention and state records requirements are also discussed  This training takes place in Pullman on June 3, from 1-2:30 p.m. and is available statewide through AMS Videoconferencing.

To register now, click here!


June 3 – Finding and getting library resources (local)

This hands-on computer class teaches participants how to effectively use the WSU Search It discovery system, as well as how to locate journal, newspaper and magazines articles. The course also emphasizes how to access library materials in the most efficient way possible .

The training takes place on June 3, from 1-3 p.m. To reserve your spot now, click here!


June 3 – Public records and records requests (videoconferenced)

As a public institution, the Washington State University is obligated to produce, upon request, any records or documents it keeps of its activities. This course, taking place June 3 from 2:40 – 3:45 p.m., is designed to acquaint managers with the basics of the Public Records Law, the types of records that are public and must be produced, WSU policy relating to public records and the process for responding thereto. Originating in Pullman, this course is available statewide through Academic Media Services.

To register in now click here!