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Back-to-school news, photo opportunities from WSU Spokane
August 19, 2014

spokaneSPOKANE, Wash. – Several activities are occurring this week and next as Washington State University students return to the Spokane campus. Classes have started for 40 new medical students who arrived last week for orientation. Nine second-year medical students will arrive this week.

Events help WSU Spokane kick off 2013-14 academic year
August 5, 2013

Students on WSU Spokane campus

SPOKANE, Wash. – The fall 2013 semester officially begins for Washington State University Spokane students on Monday, Aug. 19. The university has scheduled a variety of welcoming activities for new and returning students.


“The campus is committed to helping students see the value in collaboration across disciplines,” said Judy Zeiger, director of student affairs. “The events on Aug. 14-15, in particular, are great examples of engaging students in activities that allow them to collaborate from the beginning.”


Aug. 7-9 – First-year medical student orientation: Spokane’s 20 new first-year medical … » More …

All-campus picnic, convocation start off new semester
July 22, 2013




PULLMAN, Wash. – Two back-to-school traditions – convocation and the all-campus picnic – will be held at Washington State University Pullman on Friday, Aug. 16. Convocation will begin at 10 a.m. in Beasley Coliseum. The picnic will be 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Mooberry Track.


Dining Services and New Student Programs host the annual picnic. Last year more than 5,000 participants celebrated the new academic year while enjoying a barbecue lunch, music and the community fair.


Convocation brings the WSU community together to celebrate the new academic year and to welcome new staff, faculty, students and their families.