By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public showing of the documentary, “Girl Rising,” will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in CUE 203, presented by the Washington State University common reading program.
By Erin McIlraith, Center for Civic Engagement PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s annual Poverty Awareness Week will include food and supplies drives, documentary showings, discussions, community service projects and more Nov. 13-19.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Food and clothing drives, documentary screenings and discussions about homelessness in Seattle and more will be part of Washington State University’s Poverty Awareness Week Nov. 15-21.
By Erin McIlreath, Center for Civic Engagement PULLMAN, Wash. – As part of Poverty Awareness Week, employees, students and community members will discuss aspects of poverty and how to address them at noon Tuesday, Nov.18, in the CUB Butch’s Den.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The head of U.S. food and agriculture will address societal changes he refers to as “wicked problems,” – including population growth, climate change and poverty – at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, in room T101, Food Science and Human Nutrition building, at Washington State University Pullman.
SPOKANE – The efforts of 40 rural Washington communities to help themselves reduce poverty and improve prosperity will receive a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation, based out of St. Paul, Minn. The foundation has announced a $300,000 grant to WSU Extension that will help help those communities that have participated in the Foundation’s Horizons program […]
Students help with Horizons projects Hundreds of students have been paired with the rural towns the Horizons Program assists, through collaboration with the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE). From fall 2007 through fall 2009, 289 students in 16 class sections, one club, and six internships served more than 5,300 hours with the Horizons […]
Students interning in the Education Abroad Office and Office of International Students and Scholars will be giving global philanthropy presentations on April 22 in CUE 202 at 4:00 p.m. The event will showcase students’ involvement in one of three projects: -Health Care in Peru -Poverty Alleviation in Malawi -Sustainable Communities through Education in Nigeria […]
PULLMAN — Designed to raise awareness and promote diversity education, the Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive learning experience for all WSU members. The 2009 Tunnel of Oppression will be in McCroskey Hall, Feb. 2-4, from 3-8 p.m. This year, attendees will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge on topics such as Veteran’s […]
The regional director for Church World Service will speak at WSU on March 7. The presentation’s goal is to raise awareness about international sustainable development.Lynn Magnuson, who has over 25 years of experience working with ecumenical-interfaith groups, will specifically address global poverty, HIV/AIDS, clean water, fair trade and peace-building.The presentation will take place at 7 […]