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Sept. 11-15: WSU Staff Appreciation Week

By Stephanie Rink, Carson College of Business

wsu logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Take a pause to celebrate the hard work of WSU staff at Staff Appreciation Week events from Sept. 11-15, sponsored by the Administrative Professional Advisory Council. » More …

Arts & Sciences recognizes top faculty, staff, students

CAS awards-groupFourteen faculty, six staff and six graduate students were honored for outstanding achievement at the 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Appreciation and Recognition Social in April. » More …

Carson College of Business recognizes faculty, staff, students

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Tang,-left,-and-StewartPULLMAN, Wash. – The Carson College of Business recently honored its outstanding faculty, staff and graduate students during an annual awards event at Washington State University Pullman.

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Five earn annual President’s Employee Excellence Awards

showcase-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Five staff members will receive 2014-15 President’s Employee Excellence Awards at the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on March 27, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student achievement. » More …

Area recycles, cleans – even hunts eggs

PULLMAN –Look no further than WSU staff and faculty working in the Food Science/Human Nutrition Building (FSHN) for Cougar Pride Days spirit.

 

Their spirited actions during Cougar Pride Days, April 6-12, ranged from inside and outside clean-up, flower purchasing and planting, a lunch with a surprise egg hunt and recycling education.

 

Barb Smith, Department of Entomology administrative manager, said the buildings’ activities included:

 

• Carlie Hochsprung leading an April 9 clean-up outside Hulbert Hall.

 

• Outside clean-ups on April 10 of the FSNH north and west sides led by Carolee Armfield and south and east … » More …

Abstracts accepted beginning Dec 8

Abstracts for the 2009 Academic Showcase will be accepted Dec. 8-Jan. 30 ONLINE @ www.showcase.wsu.edu, as WSU looks toward its annual celebration of excellence — Showcase 2009 on Friday, March 27.

 

The 2008 Academic Showcase featured more than 390 displays highlighting the original research of WSU faculty, staff and students.

 

Besides honoring the achievements of faculty and staff, Showcase 2009 also provides employees the opportunity to learn about the areas of academic expertise of their colleagues.

 

Events for the day will include:
9 a.m.-noon, Academic Showcase
12:15-1:45 p.m., Distinguished Faculty Address luncheon
3:30-5 p.m., Legacy of Excellence … » More …

Nominate now for MLK Distinguished Service Award

PULLMAN — The WSU Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Award Committee is seeking nominations for the 2009 MLK Distinguished Service Award for staff, students and community individuals or groups.

The MLK Distinguished Service Awards will recognize nominees who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions in continuing the work of Martin Luther King and who excel in the advancement of diversity through innovative and effective programs, service or outreach for staff, students or the WSU community.

Criteria for the awards, nomination forms and instructions can be found at http://www.thedivision.wsu.edu/. The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 30.

Felicia Gaskins, Martin Luther King Distinguished Award Committee chair, said … » More …

Ombudsmen listen to employee problems

In times of tight budgets and hiring freezes, it’s more important than ever for WSU offices to work together.

 

“In this economic environment, we’re left with what and who we have,” said WSU ombudsman Judy Krueger at the recent monthly meeting of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council. “Offices must work as a team, consider the morale of all and promote workplace civility.

 

“Supervisors should promote active listening and open-door policies, so employees can come and talk.”

 

Krueger and co-ombudsman Ken Struckmeyer made a presentation at the meeting to remind employees that the ombudsmen are available to help. They provide confidential, neutral, independent … » More …