University Recreation Center offers aquatics programs

University Recreation Center is helping students and community members gear up for summer by offering lifeguard training, water safety instruction, and adult swim classes. The lifeguard training program includes first aid and safety, CPR for the professional rescuer, oxygen administration and AED. The cost of the program, which includes the price of a textbook and […]

Red Cross to offer CPR, First Aid classes

WSU Red Cross is offering CPR and first aid classes, April 16 and 23 at the Student Recreation Center. Held on a monthly basis, classes include instruction on Adult and Child AED.  To register, call (509) 335-8732. Also in an effort to educate the community at large, the Whitman County Red Cross is offering an Adult, Infant, […]

PERS 3 classes offered

Bill McGrath, from the International City/County Management Association Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC), will present a series of classes in May to WSU classified staff who participate in PERS 3. McGrath’s classes will address two topics – investment options and retirement benefit distributions. They will be 90 minutes long and offered on the Spokane, TriCities and Pullman […]

World class faculty offer free classes to the public

As part of the university’s enhanced home football weekends, free classes will be offered 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 8, during Cougar Conversations Face to Face with World Class Faculty. Nine one-hour classes, open to the public, will be taught during 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. sessions by nine faculty members. “These will be enjoyable and […]

Four classes on general studies

Howard Grimes recently was named dean of Washington State University’s Graduate School. Having filled that role on an interim basis since July 1, 2002, he already has established some very clear insights and goals for the school. WSU Today interviewed Grimes recently to get his comments on where he hopes to guide the Graduate School […]

5,000 students expected for summer session

Summer session courses began May 13, and Washington State University officials are seeing more students than ever enrolling. “We expect around 5,000 students this summer,” said Linda Schoepflin, director of the summer session. “The (enrollment) numbers have been going up for the last two or three years, typically following the same pattern as the regular […]

Honeymoon begins in Pullman with bride, classes

Ron Mittelhammer liked Pullman and WSU from the start. This confident, friendly teacher who talks in rich, scholarly tones that somehow don’t go over your head, says he and his wife, Linda, have spent all but one week of their married life in Pullman. In 1974, they “honeymooned” by driving here, in winter, so he […]