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WSU CAHNRS employees honored

Faculty and staff of Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences were honored for their achievements at the 47th annual college awards banquet April 8.Boon P. Chew, professor and scientist in the food science and human nutrition department, received the R. M. Wade Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award.  Chew, a […]

WSU x 4

Lonny W. Waddle follows his heart, which is why he’s been a staff member at all four WSU campuses during his career at the university. Waddle works as a media technician lead at WSU Spokane Information Technology, but this is not where his story begins. His wandering WSU career started in 1993, when he was […]

Staff make the call to stick with activity they love

Nearly half of the 14 members of WSU’s sport club for officiating (umpires, referees, etc.) are also WSU staff members. And, not so coincidentally, they all work at University Recreation.“Many of us started as officials when we were undergraduates,” explains Carly Morse, coordinator of sports clubs and youth programs for URec.“We advanced up the ladder […]

Some staff have opportunity to change to PERS 3 this month

Each January, eligible Plan 2 members of PERS have the opportunity to transfer to Plan 3 under certain conditions. WSU employees who have earned service credit in January can opt to transfer to PERS 3 this month if they first established membership prior to March 1, 2002. Those higher education classified staff members hired on […]

Low cost/no cost software deals expand

Discounted Microsoft software, available to WSU students for more than a year, is now available to WSU faculty and staff. And the free specialized developer software offering will continue for another five years. What’s more, some of the software can be downloaded for personal use on home computers. And you can take it with you […]

CUB redo means faculty and staff changes too

In 2008, after an $86 million renewal, the gleaming glass and fresh brick of the new CUB will serve as a beacon to the central Pullman campus. Paid for through lease revenues and student fees, the building will be geared more than ever toward student needs — but renewal also will end some long-standing relationships […]

Learning how to include service learning in courses

A Service-Learning Course Construction workshop held in October at Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom will allow two- and four-year faculty and staff to learn more about constructing courses that include service learning elements.The workshop, which will take place from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, is sponsored by Washington Campus Contact, Seattle University’s Center […]

Benefits staff changes, service still emphasized

Keeping track of your employee benefits is important. Helping you do that is the WSU Benefits Services office. Benefits Services administers employee benefits including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and retirement savings programs. Personnel can offer solutions and information to customers needing assistance with a wide variety of benefit-related topics.The Benefits […]