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Amazon Catalyst program welcomed to WSU campus
October 23, 2017

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announces the launch of a collaborative program with Amazon titled Amazon Catalyst — a successful innovation grant program.

Training, mentoring needed to support department chairs
August 31, 2017

By McKenna Miller, intern, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Despite playing a critical role in the academic success of higher education, department chairs are among the least studied and most misunderstood management position.

WiSTEM encourages, mentors WSU women in STEM
October 20, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

wistem-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – As a sophomore transfer student, Elizabeth Magill wanted to start on the path to graduate school right away.

Oct. 5, 6: Mentoring the topic of Native storyteller
September 26, 2016

crit-callebs-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Speaker Crit Callebs will inspire faculty and others to consider their role as mentors to students and the place of storytelling in the academy at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the CUB junior ballroom and via videostreaming at other Washington State University locations. Light refreshments will be served.

Grants will expand services for first-generation students
May 14, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

first-scholars-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall.

Mentoring and Motivating seminar
November 21, 2008

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council is sponsoring a seminar December 3 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the ETRL Building, Room 101 on Mentoring and Motivating. The seminar is open to all WSU administrative professionals. It will discuss effective mentoring steps, coaching, and understanding and developing a mentoring partnership.  Many of the pitfalls and myths, attributes and benefits of being a mentor will also be covered.

The seminar will be available to off-site WSU staff through WECN.  Registration with Gayle Anderson, (509)335-8344 or anderson53@wsu.edu is required.

Cyber mentoring reassures students earlier in career path
September 16, 2005

What if you devoted three years of time and money to your education major, only to realize during your senior-year student-teaching experience that you hated to teach? It’s been known to happen.Thanks to the WSU Cyber Mentoring Project, it could happen much less often.Spearheaded by Gerald Maring, a professor with the College of Education’s Department of Teaching and Learning, and developed in collaboration with other faculty members, the project uses videoconferencing links between college-level tutors and K-12 students statewide to provide preservice teaching opportunities.From its origin as e-mail communications and customized websites in 1996, the project has grown with the help of varied grant funding … » More …

Annual women’s forum to focus on mentoring
March 4, 2005

“Mentoring: Side by side. Step by step.” is the theme of the 10th annual Women and Leadership Forum to be held 8 a.m.-noon, and 1:45-4 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the CUB. Women and men from every part of WSU as well as the community are invited to participate in the forum at no cost. WSU’s Employee Development Office has authorized the use of release time under the Release Time Policy for participation. The forum is presented by the Women and Leadership Alliance as part of Women’s History Month. The forum offers morning and afternoon sessions around the Women’s Recognition Luncheon, coordinated by the Women’s … » More …