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Vice chancellor named to national student services academy

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

MeiersChrisRICHLAND, Wash. – The head of student services and enrollment at Washington State University Tri-Cities will share his experience at the national level, training colleagues at universities and colleges to cultivate student learning and success. » More …

Grants will expand services for first-generation students

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

first-scholars-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall. » More …

Events help WSU Spokane kick off 2013-14 academic year

Students on WSU Spokane campus

SPOKANE, Wash. – The fall 2013 semester officially begins for Washington State University Spokane students on Monday, Aug. 19. The university has scheduled a variety of welcoming activities for new and returning students.


“The campus is committed to helping students see the value in collaboration across disciplines,” said Judy Zeiger, director of student affairs. “The events on Aug. 14-15, in particular, are great examples of engaging students in activities that allow them to collaborate from the beginning.”


Aug. 7-9 – First-year medical student orientation: Spokane’s 20 new first-year medical … » More …

New buildings open at WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – With the Sept. 13 grand opening of the Student Services Center and the Firstenburg Student Commons, students at Washington State University Vancouver will have two new facilities to serve them this semester and as the campus continues to grow.

The 11,400-square-foot Firstenburg Student Commons, in the former bookstore building, features a snack bar, multi-use student lounge, student government offices and meeting spaces. The project is a renovation and expansion of the former WSU Vancouver bookstore funded by state appropriations, local funds – including those allocated from Student Activity fees, and a gift from the Firstenburg Family Foundation.

Conceptual design began … » More …