May 29: Access forum marks Upward Bound anniversary

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment PULLMAN, Wash. – The 50th anniversary of the Upward Bound program in the United States will be recognized during a free, public, access and opportunity forum at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 29, in CUE 518 at Washington State University.

Grants will expand services for first-generation students

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall.

Feb. 26, March 12: TRiO student support programs celebrate

By Waz Thay, Office of Access, Equity and Achievement PULLMAN, Wash. – An open house and competition to gather food for students in need will help Washington State University commemorate National TRiO Day. TRiO programs serve students who are first-generation, low-income, members of underrepresented groups in graduate education or who have documented disabilities.

Pole vaulting into computer science

WSU pole vaulter Kelsey Bueno takes it a notch higher as she glides over the bar in May 2013 Pac-12 meet. Photo courtesy of WSU Athletics.     Weight lifting training pays off. Photo by WSU Athletics. Bueno enjoys the moment. Photo by WSU Athletics. PULLMAN, Wash. – When Kelsey Bueno started high school, she […]