People don’t really like unselfish colleagues

PULLMAN – You know those goody two-shoes who volunteer for every task and thanklessly take on the annoying details nobody else wants to deal with? That’s right: Other people really can’t stand them. Four separate studies led by a WSU social psychologist have found that unselfish workers who are the first to throw their hat […]

2009 President’s Award honors select undergraduate and graduate students

PULLMAN — Forty-four undergraduate and graduate students have been selected to receive the 2009 President’s Award at WSU. For more than a decade, the President’s Award has been bestowed annually to less than one percent of the university’s undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community. Students […]

WSU Supervisory Training Series begins

The Spring 2008 Supervisory Training Series begins February 19.     Although this training is required of new supervisors, all supervisors, managers and leads are encouraged to attend Supervisory Training. Use the following link to determine eligibility for the series and to access the Spring 2008 schedule: WAC 357-34 requires that eligible civil service supervisors […]

Quarter Century Club breakfast April 24

After 25 years of service, 58 new faculty and staff members will be inducted into WSU’s Quarter Century Club during its annual recognition breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Ensminger Pavilion on Wilson Road on the WSU Pullman campus. Thirty of the current members will be recognized for 50 year of association […]

Award winners named for 2006

PULLMAN – The Washington State University’s Sponsored Program Administrators Awards Committee has named the awardees for the 2006 Grant and Contracts Administration Awards. The two awards in the Service category went to Margaret (Peggy) Bowe, WSU Vancouver, and Cathleen Fabich, Fiscal Specialist at the College of Engineering and Architecture. The Contribution Awards were given to […]

MLK Distinguished Service Award recipients announced

Pullman United Way Executive Director Debbie Jo Sherman and the Common Ministry at Washington State University are among those being honored Monday, Jan. 15, with the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award. Also receiving the award are WSU students Justin Guillory and Lauren Hubbard. Every year a review committee analyzes written nominations for the […]

Ruckelshaus urges graduates to become forces for change

PULLMAN–William D. Ruckelshaus, who has compiled an impressive record of public service at the highest levels of government, urged Washington State University  graduates to become positive forces for political  change during his commencement address on the Pullman campus Saturday. “What really must commence today is your journey as a citizen  your willingness to change and […]

APAC to host discussion on service, job satisfaction

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council will hold a brown bag lunch titled “Upfront and Honest Discussion: What is important to YOU?” in Pullman and on WSU branch campuses from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 17. The lunch will take place in:*Murrow Building, room 53, in Pullman*SIRTI Building, room 350, in Spokane*SNUR, room 214, at the Center for […]

Cathy McMorris to speak at Veterans Day ceremony

Representative Cathy McMorris will speak at this year’s Washington State University Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony Friday, Nov. 11 on the WSU campus.The annual ceremony is set for 11 a.m. to noon at the WSU Veterans Memorial, located on Veterans Way near Murrow Hall. Military veterans, past and present, will be honored at the public event. […]

Receptions, grants recognize vital staff contributions

The length of service of more than 500 WSU employees will be celebrated at a public reception including light hors d’oeuvres at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the CUB ballroom. The first of planned annual receptions, this year’s also will recognize those staff members who may have been overlooked in the past. Those who […]