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WSU Supervisory Training Series begins
January 23, 2008

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 complete a minimum of 24 hours of supervisory training.  Employees appointed to a permanent supervisory or management position must be enrolled in the required training within six months of their appointment unless organizational requirements require a delay of up to six months. 

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Collaboration opportunities follow NSF workshops
November 8, 2007

Two upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) workshops will be immediately followed by faculty interaction to identify teams and topics and plan proposals.

The first workshop will be noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Thomas Baerwald, director for the NSF Coupled Human and Natural Systems program. The second workshop will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, also in Smith CUE 518. It will feature Carol Van Hartesveldt, director for NSF’s Integrative Graduate Education Research Training program.

Following these presentations, time has been set aside to identify proposal topics and develop potential faculty teams to write proposals for these … » More …

Grant/award Gateway database training set
March 17, 2006

Grant/award proposal and management training on the Gateway database will be available for faculty and staff employees regularly from the Office of Grant and Research Development beginning this month.Training topics will include searches, proposal reports, award reports, status lookups, acronym clarification, online reviewer options, electronic distribution and more.Location for the following sessions will be Neill 416; times are all 3-4:30 p.m.:• Thursday, March 23• Thursday, June 22• Wednesday, Sept. 27• Wednesday, Dec. 6Sign up at

Training opportunities explode exponentially via WSU website
June 28, 2005

Professional training opportunities for Washington State University faculty, staff and students statewide multiplied exponentially on Monday, June 27, and became available online at the touch of a computer mouse.This new instructional venue — sometimes referred to as e-training — is the result of a partnership among Human Resource Service (HRS), Business Affairs and Information Technology Services (ITS), and a service contract with a company named SkillSoft.SkillSoft offers professional development training and information with more than 2,100 online courses and 7,000 reference books. Plus, it’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from work or home. “This new service provides managers and supervisors with … » More …