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President: Medical education bill marks historic moment

http://blog.president.wsu.edu/ SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the course of its 125-year history, Washington State University has enjoyed many moments of great achievement. There is no doubt that today will be listed among its most historic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed into law a bill that paves the way for an independently accredited WSU medical […]

Extension Engaged to focus on greenhouse gas emission reduction

Activity by the Washington State Governor’s 2008 Climate Action Team (CAT) to help reduce Greenhouse gas emissions in Washington State will be the focus of the next Extension Engaged broadcast on Friday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m.   The program will feature a discussion with Jake Fey, director of the Extension Energy Program, and Chad […]

Govenor talks small business with SBDC

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Susan Hoosier, Business Advisor with the Longview Small Business Development Center, had the opportunity to directly thank Gov. Gregoire for her administration’s support for the funding that helps provide business technical assistance to businesses located in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties. Gov. Gregoire was recently in Longview to celebrate some of the opportunities […]

Partnership increases economic growth

VANCOUVER – Washington State Lt. Gov. Brad Owen will visit WSU Vancouver at 1:30 p.m., Feb. 21 to highlight recent grants from the Washington Technology Center (WTC) to researchers at WSU Vancouver. “We are really seeing a trend toward this kind of engagement between the state, university research facilities and private industry,” said Hal Dengerink, […]

Boeing president named as regent

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire announced on Monday, Sept. 10, the appointment of Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer Scott Carson of Federal Way to the WSU Board of Regents. “Scott Carson has a deep interest in education issues and WSU has been an important part of his life ever since he graduated as a Cougar […]

Governor proposes sweeping redesign of state education

Gov. Christine Gregoire on Monday, Nov. 13, announced a plan authored by the Washington Learns committee to dramatically redesign and reorganize the state’s education system — including K-12 and higher education. Gregoire, who chaired the Washington Learns committee over the past 18 months, described this as a “bold plan to redesign and re-invest in education during the next decade,” a […]