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WSU offers new online major in accounting
April 21, 2009

PULLMAN – Beginning this summer, WSU is offering a new online major in accounting. 

The College of Business worked with Distance Degree Programs to put the major online, creating the third new online business program in the last few months.

WSU’s accounting undergraduate major is one of only 165 AACSB-accredited accounting baccalaureate programs worldwide, said John Sweeney, chair of the Department of Accounting and Ted Saldin Distinguished Professor of Accounting. “Offering the accounting major online will provide access for a large segment of the population who are unable to take courses at a campus location,” he said. “It is a tremendous opportunity for … » More …

Tennis courts may open by mid-May
April 27, 2007

If the weather permits, 12 new outdoor tennis courts across Fairway Drive to the south of the Student Recreation Center will be opening during the second or third week in May, according to Louise Sweeney, a project manager for capital planning and development.   “All that’s left to do is apply the acrylic” top coating, she said. “Right now it’s still asphalt and too rough to play on.”   The courts need about five coats of acrylic for a smooth finish. Before the acrylic can be applied, workers need about 10 days of nice weather above 50 degrees, she said. When the courts do open, the public … » More …