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WSU Tri-Cities partners with youth program for academic camps in east Pasco community
September 11, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Citiies

ALAS_WSU Tri-Cities summer campRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has joined forces with a local youth-operated program to grow its home-based extracurricular learning opportunities in a community in east Pasco.

The organization, Ambassadors of Lakeview Achieving Success (ALAS), originated several years ago when Lakeview community youth wanted to improve their neighborhood through offering child friendly activities, leadership building opportunities and additional academic resources right in their home area.

“We started a program because there were a lot of kids running around, and it used to be a place known for drugs … » More …

Viticulture, enology student earns national honor
April 3, 2017

By Kaury Baucom, Viticulture & Enology

RICHLAND, Wash. – Connor Eck, a senior at Washington State University Tri-Cities originally from Del Mar, Calif., has been named a national Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education.

Campus-community fresh food initiative wins award
February 9, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Fresh Food Project (PFFP) recently won the first Engaged Campus-Community Partnership Award for the western region of Campus Compact, a national university coalition that promotes civic engagement.

Community engagement faculty fellows announced
December 20, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nine faculty have been selected to the first cohort of Community Engagement Faculty Fellows at Washington State University. They represent eight disciplines, five colleges and four campuses.

Nov. 18 deadline to apply as engagement faculty fellows
October 17, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty are invited to apply by Friday, Nov. 18, for stipends of $1,250, plus $500 for course development and/or project dissemination, as fellows for student engagement at Washington State University.

Sept. 2, 10: Global learning, student engagement opportunities
August 14, 2015

globe_pacificrimistock_350pxPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 15 education abroad representatives will host information tables about their programs at the free Global Learning Fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, on the Terrell mall. The Vancouver campus will host a similar fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10.