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WSU offers new online certificate in global leadership

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

global-leadershipPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s new online certificate in global leadership combines leadership skills with cultural education, preparing recipients to effect change across intercultural backgrounds and diverse outlooks. » More …

WSU joins national effort to expand student study abroad

GSA-logo-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will increase the number of students who study abroad from about 750 per year to 1,000 over the next five years. It is part of a nationwide initiative to equip them with the international experience necessary for success in a globalized world. » More …

College taps diversity, international programs leader

Noche de Familia

Ernst-Slavit makes a presentation at a Noche de Familia event
for prospective students and their families at WSU Vancouver.
(Photo by Laura Evancich)

PULLMAN, Wash. – To better prepare teachers and improve scholarship that extends to other cultures and languages, the College of Education (COE) has appointed Gisela Ernst-Slavit associate dean for diversity and international programs. It’s believed to be the first associate dean position of its kind at Washington State University.
 
“Diversity has always been a key piece for us,” said Mike Trevisan, COE dean. “But we had kind … » More …

Improving the world one farm at a time

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – You could say John Fouts is helping improve the world, one farm at a time.

A retired Walla Walla County-WSU Extension faculty member, Fouts is one of a number of volunteers helping small-scale farmers in the former Soviet Union improve their livelihoods.

Click the following link to read the full story at the Walla Walla Union Bulletin.

First Global Cougs Week expands horizons at WSU

PULLMAN, Wash. – Panel discussions, a learning fair and a free movie will be part of the first Global Cougs Week at Washington State University Aug. 26-30.

 

Hosted by the Office of International Programs, these events are free to the public:

 

Aug. 27:
* Cougs at Home and Abroad student panel, noon-1 p.m., CUB L46.

 

Aug. 28:
* Global learning fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Terrell Mall.

 

Aug. 29:
* Global Experiences and the Job Market professional panel, noon-1 p.m., CUE 518. The panel will include representatives from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, the Washington … » More …