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April 4-May 6: Thesis exhibit, reception at Museum of Art
March 28, 2017

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the Washington State University Museum of Art will be April 4-May 6. A reception will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the museum gallery. Admission to the museum is free.

Learn how to earn your MBA at regional information meetings
April 2, 2009


RICHLAND — Learn how to earn a Master’s in Business Administration degree through WSU Tri-Cities at regional information meetings on April 7, 9 and 14.
The MBA program is offered on the WSU Tri-Cities campus and through interactive video-conferencing at the WSU Learning Centers in Yakima and Wenatchee. Most classes are held in the evenings to meet the scheduling needs of busy professionals.
Information meetings are:
• Yakima — 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the WSU Learning Center on the Yakima Valley Community College campus, 1000 … » More …

College of Edu. hosts graduate school open house
November 26, 2007

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Education will host an open house on Thursday, Nov. 29, for those interested in graduate programs in such fields as teaching, counseling, school administration, higher education administration, and sport management.

Students or graduates from any major are invited to the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of Cleveland Hall.

Current graduate students will be on hand from 10-10:30 a.m. to answer questions about their experiences at the College of Education. They include representatives of the Educational Graduate Organization, and Future Teachers and Leaders of Color. Both students and … » More …

Spokane employee earns master’s degree
April 27, 2007

Photo: WSU’s Bonnie Wagner will graduate with a master’s degree during WSU Spokane Commencement ceremonies May 4. (Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wagner).

Bonnie Wagner never thought attending and graduating from Washington State University was a possibility. Now it is a reality.

Wagner, a first-generation college student, is graduating from WSU Spokane with a master’s degree in education leadership and administration after 2 1/2 years of study. She holds a B.A. in education from Eastern Washington University.

“Being a Cougar was never really an option for me,” Wagner said. “It was just financially unlikely.”
Wagner, who works for the Area Health Education Center, … » More …

Learn to row this summer
April 9, 2007

PULLMAN – Rowing has been a part of the Palouse since 1970 when Cougar Crew was established at Washington State University. The men’s crew team is once again organizing a summer rowing program, Learn to Row 2007, for community member to become a part of the Cougar Crew tradition. “We love this sport so much, it is only natural that we have found a way to share it with the community,” Head Coach Arthur Ericsson said.  “This summer we’ve extended the summer season and added the Junior and the Masters groups.”  The Learn to Row program sessions are co-ed and require no experience to participate.  … » More …

Thesis exhibition will feature student work
March 30, 2007

The Washington State University Museum of Art in collaboration with the WSU Fine Arts department, will exhibit the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, April 13 – May 5. There will be an opening reception Friday, April 13 at 6 p.m. This annual showcase represents the culmination of two or more years’ work by the Master of Fine Arts graduate candidates. MFA student candidates will present works from a variety of mediums including digital media, drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. The exhibit will feature works with a wide range of subject matter, content and style. This years’ group of candidates includes: Chris Ireland, digital media; … » More …

Grimes: Grant money should invest in Ph.D. students
October 15, 2004

A major objective of the Washington State University Graduate School has been to increase the number of Ph.D. students enrolled and graduating in Pullman. Recent data compiled by the Graduate School show a shift in that direction. However, the figures also show a decline in the total number of graduate students — master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates — enrolling at WSU Pullman in the past year. And that concerns Graduate School Dean Howard Grimes. “We have to be looking long-term,” he explained. “If we don’t enroll those students now, they won’t be graduating from WSU four or five years from now. We must become known … » More …

Making time for it all
May 7, 2004

When Craig Mayers goes home after a long day at work, he has more than a family waiting for him. He has plenty of accounting homework to do, too.Mayers, an accountant for Business Services in French Ad 240, has been taking two classes a semester for two years while working full-time to support his family. On May 8 his determination and will power will pay off when he receives his master’s degree in accounting.”My family moved to Pullman a few years ago so my wife could complete her bachelor’s degree in sociology,” Mayers said. “I began taking classes as well after I began working for … » More …

One class a semester leads to master’s, bright future
May 9, 2003

Benjamin Franklin once said “an investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” Charles Hemphill, the WSU space allocation manager for Capital Planning and Development, takes those words to heart. For over three years, he has taken one class each semester and during the summers to earn a master’s of education degree in higher education administration, while working full-time to support his family.“Working and going to school is a challenge, but it is fun and gives you a good feeling,” he said. He sees it as a way to reach his goals. “Acquiring knowledge and career advancement are objectives, but leading by example for my … » More …