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Students win tuition awards at Tri-Cities academic challenge
February 25, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

crimson-challengeRICHLAND, Wash. – Seven area high school students won as much as $6,000 toward tuition for placing first in practical exams during the recent Crimson Academic Challenge at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

President’s column: Leadership transition in student affairs
December 11, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Melynda Huskey, dean of students, will become interim vice president for student affairs Jan. 16. John Fraire is leaving Washington State University effective Jan. 15 to become vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Portland State University.

Through Dec. 19: Tri-Cities taking food donations for students
December 10, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

cougarcupboard-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is accepting food donations through Dec. 19 for the Cougar Cupboard, a food bank specifically designed for students on the campus.

Dec. 13: WSU to see 765 graduate at fall commencement
December 9, 2014

mortarboardPULLMAN, Wash. – About 765 students are expected to participate in the free, public fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Beasley Coliseum at Washington State University. Tickets are not required for the two-hour event.

Dec. 12: Proposals due for Native American conference
December 5, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

NASAI-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been selected to host a national conference focused on the academic success of Native American students June 4-5 in Pullman.

President Floyd attends White House education summit
December 4, 2014

Floyd-E 2009 80WASHINGTON – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd is among a number of leaders joining President Obama, the First Lady, Vice President Biden and hundreds of other higher education leaders today to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

Jan. 8: Open house showcases undergraduate degrees
December 2, 2014

RICHLAND, Wash. – Prospective students and their families can explore options to pursue bachelor’s degrees at a free, public open house 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, in the West Building 201 at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

First-generation student to speak at U.S. Capitol briefing
November 17, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Leo-Castellano-80WASHINGTON – A Washington State University student will have the ear of about 50 policy makers when he speaks at a U.S. Capitol briefing Tuesday on behalf of a national TRIO program called Student Support Services.

Nov. 7 deadline: Nominate common reading book
October 23, 2014


By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Have you read a good book lately? Nominations are open through Nov. 7 for the 2015-16 common reading book at Washington State University Pullman. Employees, students, alumni and the community are welcome to submit books for consideration.

Five employees earn advising awards from WSU
October 22, 2014

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

wsuacadalogoPULLMAN, Wash. – Five faculty and staff advisors have received top awards from the Washington State University Academic Advising Association (ACADA).