Faculty play key role in developing high school

RICHLAND — The opportunity to plan a curriculum based on research rather than tradition excites WSU College of Education faculty members, especially because the effort involves a brand new school that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.  Those subjects, dubbed “STEM,” are universally considered both in need of attention and vital to the nation’s […]

Chancellor’s art exhibit

RICHLAND — About 30 works of art by 10 regional artists will be on display Jan. 27 through May 29 in the Chancellor’s Exhibition Series at WSU Tri-Cities.   The opening reception is at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at WSU Tri-Cities in the East Building Room 228 (conference room), 2710 University Drive, Richland.   This […]

Nursing Graduates will be recognized in candlelight ceremony

RICHLAND — Graduates of the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing will be recognized at Convocation, a special pinning and candlelight ceremony, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Battelle Auditorium, 904 Battelle Blvd., Richland.   Convocation is a thoughtful occasion where faculty, staff, medical professionals and students’ family members celebrate the hard work and […]

Chancellor discusses women in leadership

RICHLAND — A series of monthly events highlighting women’s achievements in the professional world continues Nov. 7 at WSU Tri-Cities.  Vicky L. Carwein is the next Women In Leadership speaker. She will talk about her leadership experience and provide suggestions for professional development strategies. Her presentation starts at 12 p.m. in the West Building Atrium, […]

Freshmen receive lockheed laptops

RICHLAND, Wash. — The first freshmen at Washington State University Tri-Cities on Wednesday will receive the laptops provided by Lockheed Martin Information Technology.   A group of about 20 freshmen will get their laptops at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Consolidated Information Center, upstairs in room 216, on the WSU Tri-Cities campus, 2770 […]

Three-part freshman program announced at WSU Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES – Vicky Carwein, chancellor at WSU Tri-Cities, has announced a major initiative — including scholarships, mentoring and internship programs — to support the students of the campus’s first freshmen class, scheduled to begin classes next fall. Carwein said, “I know that students and their parents will catch the excitement of the outstanding academic program we’ve […]

New chancellor meets WSU Tri-Cities faculty, staff

Two years ago, Vicky Carwein packed her academic bags and left the University of Washington Tacoma campus to become president of Westfield State College in Massachusetts. “At the going away event, I said I would never (again) have a job like that one — where I worked with faculty, staff, students and the outside community […]