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Online psychology degree ranks among nation’s best
January 12, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized for excellence in psychology education among colleges and universities nationwide.

Donald Dover receives national recognition in distance learning
April 21, 2009

WSU Videoconference Operations Manager Donald Dover has been awarded the 2008 United States Distance Learning Association award for Outstanding Leadership by an Individual in the Field of Distance Learning.

The USDLA Awards are created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning. It highlights distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who has achieved and demonstrated extraordinary achievements through the use of online, videoconferencing, and satellite/video delivery techniques.

Dover will be honored on May 7 in Kansas City, Mo., as part of the USDLA’s anniversary conference, May 6-8.

Dover was nominated by Polycom, a manufacturer of videoconference equipment that WSU uses for distance learning.

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Moving into new College of Nursing
December 10, 2008

Two years after groundbreaking, the WSU College of Nursing recently moved into the new Nursing Building on the WSU Spokane Riverpoint campus.

 

The college’s 600 or so Spokane students will begin classes there in spring semester, and the building will be dedicated sometime in the spring.

 

The $34.6 million building first received a legislative appropriation during the 2003-05 biennium. The building’s 89,000 square feet house state-of-the-art distance learning classrooms to support the college’s statewide mission; a nursing practice laboratory; technology for patient simulation; computer and multimedia laboratories and classrooms; research team space for data analysis; and offices for college administration, support … » More …

WSU Extension offers viticulture program online
February 4, 2005

Interested in growing grapes and producing wine? Learn how online. Washington State University Extension will offer its first on-line viticulture certificate program beginning Feb. 7.This distance-learning viticulture program will provide basic as well as applied information required for the production of high-quality grapes and wines in Washington state.”Individuals who complete this certificate program will acquire the necessary basic skills and information to begin their own vineyard operations or to be successful employees in the wine and grape growing industries,” said WSU Extension Food Scientist Sara Spayd, one of the course originators.She added, “Employers will be able to anticipate a specific level of knowledge from individuals who complete … » More …