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Awards and Honors
January 16, 2009

• WSU recently was named among 119 national university and college recipients of the 2008 “Community Engagement Certificate” from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Washington D.C.-based foundation selection recognizes higher education institutions that demonstrate excellence in “alignment between mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.” Find more ONLINE @ and search “Carnegie.”

• Palouse Ridge Golf Club was named one of Golf magazine’s “Top 10 New Courses You Can Play” in its “Best New Courses of 2008” feature in the January 2009 issue. Recently enrolled in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, the golf … » More …

Faculty awards support wide array of research
December 12, 2008

PULLMAN — Teaching writing skills, recruiting school principals, and tracking sports-related concussions are among the array of research topics that will be explored with the help of $75,000 in Faculty Funding Awards presented by the WSU College of Education.


The awards, ranging from $2,500 to $6,000, were announced by Dean Judy Nichols Mitchell.


“These awards stimulate broad thinking, help our faculty identify new lines of research, and serve as incentives to retain the best of our faculty. In particular, the grants promote the efforts of junior faculty, encouraging them in their work toward tenure and to remain at WSU,” said Mitchell. “The … » More …

Cougar Pride Days 2007 build trails, camaraderie
March 20, 2007

VANCOUVER – Cougar Pride Days at WSU Vancouver is a time when students, faculty, staff, alumni and campus neighbors get together to demonstrate their pride in the landmark campus.All in the community are invited to join in the work and play, improving the grounds. “Come pitch in and show your Cougar Pride,” said Bill Kelley, WSU Vancouver facilities and operations director.March 29– 11:30 a.m. Pizza feed and dodge ball tournament in the sports court, near the cougar statue.- 11:45 a.m. Campus parade featuring WSU Vancouver faculty, staff, administrators and children from the campus child development program.- 1 – 4 p.m. Campus beautification projects.March 30– 9 … » More …

Teamwork, selflessness characterize staff winners
March 2, 2007

Five WSU employees will receive President’s Employee Excellence Awards at the Celebrating Excellence recognition banquet March 23, part of WSU’s annual World Class. Face to Face. Showcase festivities to honor the achievements of faculty and staff across the university.The awards recognize outstanding contributions to WSU by classified and administrative professional employees from across the state. Each recipient is awarded a plaque and $2,500 provided by the WSU Foundation.Nominations focus on employee efforts toward increasing the productivity of the unit; innovative problem solving; positive working relations with students, the public and co-workers; and community service.The winners are:Christie Alexandre– Zeoli, farmer 4, WSU Creamery.Alexandre-Zeoli, cheese … » More …