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Awards and Honors
January 16, 2009

• WSU recently was named among 119 national university and college recipients of the 2008 “Community Engagement Certificate” from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Washington D.C.-based foundation selection recognizes higher education institutions that demonstrate excellence in “alignment between mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.” Find more ONLINE @ www.wsutoday.wsu.edu and search “Carnegie.”

• Palouse Ridge Golf Club was named one of Golf magazine’s “Top 10 New Courses You Can Play” in its “Best New Courses of 2008” feature in the January 2009 issue. Recently enrolled in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, the golf … » More …

WSU seeks Carnegie classification
April 11, 2008

WSU is seeking community engagement classification for higher education from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

No institutions in Washington hold this classification.
 
“As the land-grant university in the state, with a presence and community partnerships in all 39 counties, WSU is well positioned to be one of the first,” said John Gardner, vice president for economic development and extension.  

The deadline for submission of a self-assessment is Sept. 1, with decisions to be announced in December. This is the second time the Carnegie foundation has solicited applications for the classification; the first time was in 2006, … » More …

Carnegie taps education college
February 7, 2003

By Bill LondonCollege of Education Washington State University’s College of Education received high recognition recently as it was selected as a partner in the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate. The honor is especially note-worthy in that it was the only college selected from the Pacific Northwest, with company including Ohio State and Michigan State. The Carnegie Foundation chose 10 colleges or departments of education nationwide to participate in this five-year, research-and-action project aimed at improving doctoral education. The project will link these innovative institutions, support and study experimentation in doctoral programs, and help identify and create model doctoral programs. In addition, the foundation selected 22 … » More …