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Education professors take leadership roles in literacy organizations
February 25, 2009

Roe

PULLMAN — WSU College of Education Professors Mary Roe and Terrell Young have taken leadership roles in international literacy organizations.

Roe, who teaches on the Pullman campus, was elected vice president of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. The position puts her in line for presidency of the national organization, whose members include key scholars in the field of literacy education, past and present literacy leaders, researchers, authors, editors of professional journals, teachers, graduate students, and publishers.

She also serves on the board of examiners of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, … » More …

Dinner with a registered dietitian continues
January 23, 2009

 

PULLMAN – “Dinner with the Dining Services Registered Dietitian” will continue this spring at WSU. Registered Dietitian Annie Roe is open to all students, faculty and staff. This is a free service offered by Dining Services. No meal purchase is necessary.

Dinners will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will be at one of the three dining centers: Hillside Café (in Wilmer Davis Hall), Northside Café (in Regents Hall), and Southside Café (in Rotunda Hall).

Tuesdays and Thursdays scheduled topics include “Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins: Dispelling the Myths”, “Weight Loss: Facts and Fads”, and … » More …

Awards and Honors
January 16, 2009

• WSU recently was named among 119 national university and college recipients of the 2008 “Community Engagement Certificate” from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Washington D.C.-based foundation selection recognizes higher education institutions that demonstrate excellence in “alignment between mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.” Find more ONLINE @ www.wsutoday.wsu.edu and search “Carnegie.”

• Palouse Ridge Golf Club was named one of Golf magazine’s “Top 10 New Courses You Can Play” in its “Best New Courses of 2008” feature in the January 2009 issue. Recently enrolled in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, the golf … » More …

Faculty awards support wide array of research
December 12, 2008

PULLMAN — Teaching writing skills, recruiting school principals, and tracking sports-related concussions are among the array of research topics that will be explored with the help of $75,000 in Faculty Funding Awards presented by the WSU College of Education.

 

The awards, ranging from $2,500 to $6,000, were announced by Dean Judy Nichols Mitchell.

 

“These awards stimulate broad thinking, help our faculty identify new lines of research, and serve as incentives to retain the best of our faculty. In particular, the grants promote the efforts of junior faculty, encouraging them in their work toward tenure and to remain at WSU,” said Mitchell. “The … » More …