PULLMAN, Wash. – A new app developed at Washington State University that allows personalized, timely communication with prospective students recently won the Innovation Award at the EMAS Pro National Conference of university enrollment leaders.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Prospective students and their families can explore options to pursue bachelor’s degrees at a free, public open house 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, in the West Building 201 at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.
RICHLAND — Prospective students and their parents are invited to the WSU Tri-Cities campus for an in-depth tour at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18.
The “Discover WSU Tri-Cities” program includes a campus tour, an overview of the academic programs for freshmen and transfer students, brief meetings with several professors, and a panel discussion with current students.
WSU Tri-Cities is at 2710 University Drive in Richland. The Discover tour starts in the West Building, downstairs in the Atrium, and lasts about two hours.
Using their previous professional experience as television producers and reporters, three staff at the Pullman campus are creating videos to reach out to prospective students, potential supporters and other vital audiences. Their efforts augment the university’s video advertising campaign, directed through marketing communications.
Two of these staff videomakers are alumni from the Murrow School of Communications. Kari Montgomery Watkins and Darin Watkins graduated in 1984 and married in 1985. Kari worked as a producer and reporter for commercial TV stations in Reno, Spokane and Rochester, N.Y., before beginning in Seattle as a writer and producer at KING-TV in 1996. Darin, who had worked in those … » More …
About 45 African American high school students visited the Pullman campus over the weekend. These prospective WSU students participated in tours and college briefings. They had lunch at the Lewis Alumni Center with featured speaker Mike Tate, vice president of Equity and Diversity, and with students from the Multicultural Student Center.The recruitment effort was spearheaded by WSU’s African American Alumni Alliance and alumnus Robert Gary. Gary was a track and field star who graduated from the College of Education in 1956. He was inducted into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.Many WSU colleges and units participated in this effort, … » More …