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Grants will expand services for first-generation students
May 14, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

first-scholars-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall.

Visit aims to inspire science interest in Native students
April 30, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

groves-price-p-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As it turns out, Cinco de Mayo will also be a Native American celebration this year – at least for a busload of eighth- and ninth-graders from Paschal Sherman Indian School, part of the Colville Tribe in Omak, Wash.

May 9: Alumna highlights multicultural graduation
April 30, 2014

Boxer-Elise-2014-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Alumna and ethnic studies professor Elise Boxer will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s annual Multicultural Graduation Celebration 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Event Center.

May 5 deadline for Imagine Tomorrow judges
April 30, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Conference Management

Imagine-Tomorrow-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2014 Imagine Tomorrow competition is seeking judges to evaluate the work of 9th- through 12th-graders exploring alternative energy sources. The deadline for judges to register is May 5.