Tri-Cities lands $1.1M grant for student services

  WSU Tri-Cities graduation 2010. Photo Courtesy of WSU Tri-Cities.     RICHLAND – WSU Tri-Cities received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to create a Student Support Services Program for low-income and first-generation students.     WSU Tri-Cities will use this five-year grant to increase student success to graduation. About […]

Learn more about Chicano/Latino culture during Semana de La Raza

Semana de La Raza, hosted by the Chicano/Latino Student Alliance, is a weeklong program of Chicano/Latino culture, art, history and scholarship. The calendar of events is as follows:   Monday:  Noon  Opening Ceremony with Pinatas and Mariachi Wazzu @ Glenn Terrell Mall 1:00 p.m. Kick-off potluck with guest speaker Dr. John Alderete @ CUE 518 […]

Lecture focuses on Latino mental health, culture

RICHLAND – “Latinos, Mexicanos, and Chicanos: Culture, Diversity, and Psychological Health” is the topic of a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at WSU Tri-Cities. The speaker is Brian McNeill, a professor and director of doctoral training for the Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology Program in WSU Pullman’s College of Education. He is a […]

WSU celebrates Semana de la Raza Feb. 28 -­ March 5

Washington State University will celebrate Chicana/o Latina/o culture, through arts, performances, poetry, entertainment and food Feb. 28 through March 5 with Semana de la Raza 2005.This year’s theme is “1,000 Comunidades, Una Voz, Un Sueno” (“1,000 Communities, One Voice, One Dream”).The celebration will begin at noon Feb. 28 with a piñata smash and welcoming ceremony […]