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Murrow School honors distinguished alumni
December 6, 2007

Photo: Kathi Goertzen is an anchor at KOMO TV and a Murrow graduate.


PULLMAN – WSU communication graduates are inspiring a new generation of professionals to reach for their dreams and remember their roots.

That is just one reason Seattle television journalist Kathi Goertzen and Washington businessman Ted Baseler were inducted into the WSU Edward R. Murrow School of Communication Hall of Achievement last week.

In a special Nov. 30 ceremony in the Summit Room at KOMO Radio/TV, WSU president Elson Floyd presented crystals to Goertzen and Baseler in honor and recognition of their achievements and service throughout their distinguished careers. … » More …

Meeting the needsof children with hearing loss
September 12, 2007

PULLMAN – The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SHS) at WSU will host a professional development symposium, entitled “Possibilities for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing,” Oct. 4-5 on the WSU Pullman campus.


Intended for parents, educators and speech-language-hearing professionals, the symposium will share best practices and explore issues relevant to meeting the needs of children with hearing loss.


Highlights of the symposium include a presentation on “Auditory Brain Development for Children with Hearing Loss” by Dr. Carol Flexer, distinguished professor of audiology at the University of Akron; panels on the “Spectrum of Communication Options,” composed of educators … » More …

High school students shadow health care pros
July 24, 2003

Instead of spending their summer making minimum wage because their parents made them get a job or sunning themselves during the dog days of summer, 27 Eastern Washington students are shadowing doctors, nurses, dentists and pharmacists through Project HOPE. The program is coordinated by the Area Health Education Center at Washington State University Spokane in partnership with the Office of Community and Rural Health.Project HOPE (Health Occupations Preparatory Experience) is an annual summer internship offered to high school students across Washington state. It is a competitive program for which students must apply early in the spring. This year more than 150 Washington high school students … » More …