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WSU launches Spanish language website — lost in translation no more

By Linda Weiford, WSU News         PULLMAN, Wash. – Retail giant Amazon recently launched a Spanish language website. Meanwhile, the Latino pop song “Despacito” made history for being the most streamed track of all time. Two examples of the escalating visibility of Español in the 21st century.

Financial aid manager recognized with state award

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver VANCOUVER, Wash. – April Tovar, student financial services manager at Washington State University Vancouver, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Washington Financial Aid Association for extraordinary commitment over a sustained period of time.

New WSU enrollment counselor assigned to Puget Sound region

Pham PULLMAN, WASH. – Aubree Pham has been named an assistant director of enrollment counseling at Washington State University. Pham will be based out of Everett and her area of focus will be northwestern Washington including Bellingham, Everett and Mountlake Terrace. She also will make visits to community colleges such as Skagit Valley Community College, Edmonds Community College and […]

New financial aid customer service strategies working

  Students meet with WSU financial aid counselors during their scheduled appointments.     PULLMAN, Wash. – The scene outside the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) is vastly different from this time last year. There is no line.   “It really surprised me not so see a line,” said Washington State University freshman […]

WSU study shows best factors predicting success

    McCracken Hermanson Nguyen PULLMAN – A recent study of the academic performance of nearly 6,000 WSU students who enrolled as freshmen here in the fall of 2002 or 2003, found that men and women participating in varsity athletics are more than twice as likely as similar non- athletes to graduate within either five […]