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April 1 – Department Pay Training (Videoconferenced)

  • All departments must have 2 people who have been trained in inputting hours for hourly staff and reviewing gross pay for departmental employees.
  • You cannot access DEPTPAY without this training.
  • Authorized access to DEPPS is a prerequisite to attending this course.

To reserve your place now, click here!


Burtenshaw Lecture Series

The Burtenshaw Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Rob Steigerwald, chief operations officer, The Americas – Western Region, Marriott International, Inc. He will present “Reimagining Hospitality, Next Gen Now” on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the CUB Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Burtenshaw Distinguished Lecture Series is presented annually by the WSU School of Hospitality Business Management and is sponsored by alumnus DeVere Jerry and Angelina Burtenshaw in memory of their son, Calvin Brett.


Trans* Ally Training

If you would like to learn about the Trans* community and how to be a better Ally, please attend our two hour training on Monday, April 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. in CUB 406. For more information, or to sign up please email Heidi Stanton Schnebly at


April-National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual assault is always a serious issue, especially on college campuses. The month of April is a reminder for everyone to take a stand against sexual assault and bring awareness to the issue.

There are many confidential and non-confidential resources at WSU and in the Pullman community, as well as proactive programming like Green Dot, which aims to create change and bring awareness to a culture where sexual assault is common.

Take a stand against sexual assault today and spread the word about National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


EXPOSURE: Student Dance Party Saturday at the Museum of Art/WSU

DANCE. ART. MUSIC. ENERGY. On April 4th, 2015 from 8PM – Midnight, join WSU students for an awesome energy filled night in the Museum of Art! The gallery will be transformed into a high-end dance hall complete with live KZUU DJs, energizing visual lights, and a laser show. Take a stroll through the Fine Arts Foyer and Courtyard and visit with emerging student artists as they showcase and sell their diverse artwork.Continue reading


Shared Leave

Trent Tunnicliff, University Information Systems, has been approved for shared leave.

Those interested in donating leave can contact Human Resource Services, 335-4521, or send in a shared-leave donation form to zip 1014, French 139.  WSU Policies & Procedures Manual Section 60.58 has information about Shared Leave and forms that can be copied for use.

Questions about the procedures to donate earned leave to any approved individual can be directed to Sally Wickizer ( at Human Resource Services.


How to Fix Congress

Is Congress broken? Why does it seem so hard to pass meaningful legislation? Join us for a Public Symposium Thursday, April 9th, 4 – 5:30 p.m., in CUE 203. Professors Peter Hanson and Greg Koger will discuss the major problems our Congress faces, and suggest ways for our government to move forward.

Visit the following link for more information on this event:


Go exploring at today’s Tech Test Kitchen

Today’s WSU Tech Test Kitchen will explore the deep seas and world-renowned museums.

From 10-11 a.m., WSU professor and marine biologist Ray Lee will discuss how scientific discoveries are possible through Internet tools. At 2 p.m., you can see recordings of Lee’s presentation, Adam Attwood’s virtual museum tour, and join the conversation about using virtual reality in your teaching.

Tomorrow is “speed dating” with augmented and virtual reality platforms, and Friday is an open lab. All sessions are in the AMS offices at Holland 150. No registration is required; just drop in.

See the full schedule.