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Sept. 27-28: Free cybersecurity workshops for small businesses

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Bcybersecurity imageusiness Development Center

SEATTLE, Wash. – More than 2,700 businesses in Washington state reported cyberattacks in 2016 to the FBI’s Crime Complaint Center. Those attacks totaled over $25 million in losses, putting Washington in the top 10 among states for illegal hacks.
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Students build leadership skills and a playground

Willie Heggins at Bellevue Apartment playgroundPULLMAN — Bees nested in it, a couple of boards were missing, and the slide was dangerously high off the ground. Still, the old wooden playground equipment was all that kids in the Bellevue Apartments had until this summer.Now, they giggle and glide on a safe plastic playground of bright primary colors, thanks to 13 Washington State University students and Willie J. Heggins, an assistant professor in the College of Education. Their effort captures the spirit of the WSU minor in leadership studies — which, under Heggins’ direction, emphasizes civic involvement. Each year, students in his Leadership and Service class … » More …

Regents meeting Tuesday regarding presidential search

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, commencing at 8 a.m. in the Lake Quinault Room at the Westin Hotel, 600 Bellevue Way NE, in Bellevue, Wash.The board is meeting regarding the selection of a new president. This notice is being sent by the direction of the chair of the Board of Regents pursuant to the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act of 1971.

Three-day conference highlights leadership

The Western Region Campus Compact Consortium’s Ninth Annual Continuums of Service Conference titled “Engaging Leadership: New Visions, Voices and Models” will be held April 19-21 at the Bellevue DoubleTree Hotel.The conference is an opportunity for faculty and staff to hear from a variety of speakers, participate in skill-building workshops and network with nearly 500 colleagues from around the country.Keynote sessions include:-Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge and executive fellow of Santa Clara University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, on Wednesday, April 19-Sharon Daloz Parks, author of Leadership Can Be Taught and Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World and associate director … » More …