By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – The transition to college can be as tough for parents as it is for students. To help parents cope, Washington State University has initiated Letting Go and Staying Connected, the final workshop during the 12 Alive! student/parent orientation sessions in June and July.
Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services
PULLMAN, Wash. – Alive! 2013 is in full swing on the Washington State University Pullman campus, as new students go through a three-day orientation process.
Led by orientation staff, participants get a tour of the campus and a chance to meet and make friends with other incoming students.
Alive activities include:
Writing placement examination
Honors writing diagnostic exam
Meals with counselors and other students
Walking tour of downtown
Computer lab orientation
Overview of core curriculum, learning communities, common reading
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PULLMAN — The WSU campus is pretty quiet during summer. Where once there were students laughing and talking, the dusty sound of landscaping and construction now fills the air.
But hidden away in pockets across campus, there are students of another sort – “pre-Cougars” or “mini-Cougars” – all here to either learn about WSU or take part in a variety of summer camps.
Take a look at The Gallery for a snapshot of some of the activity this week, including Cougar volley ball camp for middle and high school girls – and baseball camp for boys aged 10 – … » More …
PULLMAN — More than 2,900 freshman and transfer students and some 1,900 parents are expected to participate in a series of “Alive!” orientation sessions this summer at Washington State University in Pullman.Terese King, director of New Student Programs, said the focus of the “Alive” program is to help students with their transition from high school to WSU and college life. Parents and students who participate can get information about resources on campus that can help them succeed, she said.The first freshman orientation session began June 14. Remaining sessions are slated for Jun 29-July 1; July 6-8; July 11-13; July 16-18; July 20-22; July 25-27; and … » More …