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New immigration compliance specialist to begin March 6

Dena Neese will begin her appointment as the Immigration Compliance Specialist on Monday, March 6 in the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS).

Neese comes to WSU with a strong background in employment-based permanent residency petitions and has been a practicing attorney since August 2001.

Most recently Neese worked with Littler Mendelson Bacon and Dear where she represented a Fortune 100 company in employment-based immigration matters, overseeing the company’s labor certification filings, and coordinating with other attorneys to handle her client’s H-1B, O-1, TN, B-1, and J-1 nonimmigrant petition work.

Neese is fluent in Spanish and taught English as a Foreign Language in Mexico and Costa Rica following her undergraduate degree. She also grew up on the Palouse and is happy to be returning to the area with her husband Ryan. Neese can be reached by calling 335-4508.

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New employee learning platform improves free training options

An improved search function, along with a leadership course developed by MIT’s Sloan School of Management, are among the myriad of options available on WSU’s new employee learning platform, Skillsoft Percipio, which launched Aug. 9.

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New employee learning platform improves free training options

An improved search function, along with a leadership course developed by MIT’s Sloan School of Management, are among the myriad of options available on WSU’s new employee learning platform, Skillsoft Percipio, which launched Aug. 9.

WSU fundraising surpasses $154.3 million in FY2022

In all, donors generously supported 1,905 different projects, initiatives, or funds system-wide, benefitting academic, research, and outreach efforts in every college and at each of the university’s six campuses.

Work-life balance survey results

The response was tremendous. Thank you to the more than 2,000 faculty and staff members who provided honest feedback, including the submission of more than 1,100 thoughtful comments.

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