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Two fraternities’ freshmen relocate

PULLMAN – Citing safety concerns, WSU administrators are temporarily relocating 32 freshman residents from two fraternity houses to university residence halls. Staff members are assisting freshman residents in the Theta Chi and Delta Chi chapters with the move, planning to have everyone settled in a residence hall by Friday (Nov. 9). According to Michael J. […]

Tri-Cities program needs mentors

RICHLAND, Wash.– Mentors are needed for the new Cougar Success program at Washington State University Tri-Cities. Professionals in various fields are invited to create this support network for the first freshman class at WSU Tri-Cities. The goal is to form mentoring relationships that help students connect to the community and learn how to be successful […]

Freshmen receive lockheed laptops

RICHLAND, Wash. — The first freshmen at Washington State University Tri-Cities on Wednesday will receive the laptops provided by Lockheed Martin Information Technology.   A group of about 20 freshmen will get their laptops at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Consolidated Information Center, upstairs in room 216, on the WSU Tri-Cities campus, 2770 […]

Freshmen share book to enrich academic life

Nearly 3,000 freshmen will get “Flu” this summer — the book, not the virus — as WSU launches its first “common reading” project. Common reading projects at universities have gained popularity since the early 1990s. They have been shown to enhance students’ academic transition to college and increase their success. “‘Flu’ will provide rich topics […]

State funds 110 freshmen, bioproducts at Tri-Cities

The biennial budget approved April 22 by the state Legislature includes funding for 110 freshmen and a new bioproducts program at Washington State University Tri-Cities. “We greatly appreciate that the Legislature is supportive of campus growth,” WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor Vicky Carwein said. “The budget will help meet critical campus needs, especially as we expand programs and services to […]

WSU Tri-Cities surpasses freshman recruitment goal

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has received tuition deposits from 40 incoming freshmen, surpassing the original recruitment goal of 35. “We are thrilled with the community’s response to the expansion of WSU Tri-Cities and are encouraged by the Legislature’s support of our incoming freshman class,” Chancellor Vicky Carwein said. “There clearly is a demand […]

Enrollment figures show improved numbers, academics

Washington State University reported a record fall semester enrollment of 23,330 at its four campuses statewide when official 10th day figures were released Tuesday, Sept. 13.That represents a 0.9 percent increase over last fall’s total. Enrollment increased on three of WSU’s campuses and remained steady on the fourth. Pullman’s incoming class continued the trend of […]

Gregoire signs law; Vancouver gets freshmen

Gov. Christine Gregoire signed into law a historic measure on May 4 calling for the creation of four-year campuses at Washington State University Vancouver and the University of Washington Tacoma. WSU Tri-Cities also made some gains. It was granted a four-year degree in biotechnology and also may offer undergraduate courses that are not available at the community […]

Vancouver welcomes first class of freshmen on campus

The first ever class of freshmen on the WSU Vancouver campus arrived for their first day of classes Monday, Sept. 20. Approximately 50 freshmen began their pursuits of bachelor’s degrees in the high-demand fields of mechanical engineering, biology and computer science, offered by Vancouver’s new Engineering and Science Institute. Although freshmen previously have enrolled at […]