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WSU key partner for new center supporting first-generation students

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

first scholar and naspa logosPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will serve as a key contributing partner for a new center created to support the success of first-generation college students. » More …

First-generation student wins study-abroad award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University student Loundyne “L.D.” Hare has received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in Spain this summer. » More …

$25M grant to improve student success in higher education

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GEAR UP staff work with Tri-Cities area high school students.

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $25 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. » More …

Aug. 17-19: Students present stories that shaped their lives

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students from central Washington will present “Las Memorias,” a free evening of original theater based on their life experiences, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 18 and 19 in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. » More …

March 29 faculty-led workshop: Helping first-gen students

By Richard Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation

first-generationPULLMAN, Wash. – Two of every five students at Washington State University are the first in their families to attend college. Half of those first-generation students are ethnic minorities. » More …

WSU Vancouver selected to help ‘Re-Imagine the First Year’

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver is among 44 institutions nationwide invited to participate in the “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. » More …

Sept. 23: Helping first-generation students is focus of talk

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

freshmenPULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty and staff will gain strategies for helping first-generation students succeed at a professional development presentation at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, in CUE 202, Washington State University. » More …

May 20: Student experience talk targets faculty, staff, advisors

first-scholars-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Six critical ingredients of the college experience that have a profound link to life wellbeing and work engagement will be presented in a simulcast for faculty, staff and advisors at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, in CUE 202. » More …