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Sept. 11-15: WSU Staff Appreciation Week

By Stephanie Rink, Carson College of Business

wsu logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Take a pause to celebrate the hard work of WSU staff at Staff Appreciation Week events from Sept. 11-15, sponsored by the Administrative Professional Advisory Council.

Employees at WSU can enjoy discounts, attend presentations and visit the recreation centers for free, as a “thank you” for their hard work to make WSU a great place.

All week, WSU employees can receive a 20 percent Bookie discount. University Recreation classes, the Student Recreation Center, and the Chinook are also free all week.

Each day, WSU presenters will offer professional and personal development, and social events, including:

  • valenter

    Monday, Sept. 11 –How to Run an Effective Meeting,” by Lynn Valenter

Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location:  CUB 210 (Jr. Ballroom) at Pullman, and Academic Media Services (AMS) locations. Register for the presentation through SkillSoft.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12 – Ice cream social and HRS benefits Q&A

HRS personnel will be available to answer questions in Pullman, with AMS to Everett, Puyallup sites.

Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: Hallway next to Lighty 401

  • grant devon

    Wednesday, Sept. 13 – “Sleep, It Matters!,” by Devon Grant (presenting from WSU Spokane)

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Location: Terrell 24, also via AMS to various locations. Register for the presentation through SkillSoft.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Cougar staff social  

Time: 5-7 p.m. –  Appetizer discounts at various locations in Pullman: Cask, Porch Light Pizza, and Birch & Barley. Show your Cougar Card to be eligible.

  • tripp tom

    Thursday, Sept. 14 –Four Myths of Office Conflict” by professor Tom Tripp (presenting from WSU Vancouver)

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Location: Terrell 24, also via AMS locations. Register for the presentation through SkillSoft.

  • schulz noel

    Friday, Sept. 15 – “Mapping Out Your Professional Development,” by Noel Schulz (presenting from WSU Pullman)

Time: 12-1 p.m.

Location: FSHN T101, AMS locations


For more information on the week’s events see the Administrative Professional Advisory Council site, or contact Gayle Anderson, principal assistant, APAC, 335-8344,

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