Reaching beyond excellence

Faculty outreach key to student success PULLMAN – John Alderete knows he’s the new kid on the block.   As a newcomer, he wants to find connections within WSU and support other faculty and staff in their work.   The associate vice provost for research arrived at WSU last winter, bringing with him his research […]

WSU provides rural poor with support

PULLMAN – WSU’s role as a land-grant university has reached global proportions. In addition to its presence in the state’s 39 counties, the university has made a commitment to the rural poor in developing countries, from Malawi and central Asia, to Afghanistan and now Iraq. WSU is working to develop and promote alternative livelihood options […]

CEREO seeks faculty, plans events

  Faculty who are pursuing an environmental research or teaching agenda are being recruited to join CEREO, the Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach (ONLINE @ www.cereo.wsu.edu). Although 135 have joined since CEREO was approved by the Faculty Senate in April 2006, there are another 50 environmentally focused faculty who are not participating, said […]

Presenting their work

Researchers presented their work on Friday at the 2007 Native American Research and Outreach Expo.  (Photos by Jordy Byrd, WSU Today intern) Related Event: For information about the Pah Loots Pu Powwow Celebration see http://wsutoday.wsu.edu/completestory.asp?StoryID=3989

Latino Outreach introduces students to college

Richland–About 50 middle and elementary school students will be on the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus Friday, March 23, for the Latino Outreach “I’m Ready for College” program. The WSU Tri-Cities Latino Outreach program educates young students on the importance of getting a college education while making them aware of what it takes to go […]

Pete Jacoby to lead Extension and Outreach

Pete W. Jacoby Jr. assumed duties Jan. 1 as the agriculture program director for Washington State University Extension and associate dean for Outreach for WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. The appointment was announced by Linda Kirk Fox, dean of Extension, and Dan Bernardo, dean of CAHNRS. “Pete has a rich career history working […]

Outreach inventory: get your program on the list

Quick, describe the difference between any two of the following: outreach, extension, engagement and extended university services. If you’re a bit fuzzy or utterly stumped, don’t feel alone. There certainly is some overlap between these programs and terms. But, one term you want to clearly understand — regardless of what department you are in — […]