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WSU digital archiving project receives prestigious Mellon grant
December 21, 2017

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide.

WSU-led cultural preservation initiative wins award
July 31, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

digitizing documentsPULLMAN, Wash. – The Society of American Archivists has presented its Council Exemplary Service Award to the Sustainable Heritage Network, a project led by Washington State University for digital preservation of cultural heritage.

$2.5M NSF grant focuses on indigenous STEM education
May 24, 2017

Paula Groves Price - WSUBy C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase Native American students’ STEM learning, engagement and achievement.

July 24: State’s first tribal extension office celebrates
July 18, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Colville-80NESPELEM, Wash. – Washington State University and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will celebrate establishment of the state’s first self-directing tribal extension office on Thursday, July 24. The event will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. next door to the extension office near Bldg. #888, 9 Methow St., Nespelem, Wash., 99155.

High school students can learn about Gates scholarship
September 23, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students, especially seniors, are invited to learn about the Gates Millennium Scholars Program for college funding, including application help, at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Lighty Student Services 260 at Washington State University. 

The program selects 1,000 students annually to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any U.S. college or university.

To be eligible, students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; have a minimum 3.3 GPA; and meet federal Pell grant income and other eligibility.

More information about the scholarship can be found at http://www.gmsp.org. To … » More …

Students, community harmonize in concert
April 18, 2007

VANCOUVER – The Washington State University Vancouver community choir, the University Singers, present their annual free spring concert at noon, April 24 in the Administration Building, room 110. This spring’s concert is open to the public, and celebrates African American music through composers and arrangers who lived in the 19th and 20th centuries. The program includes traditional spirituals as well as composed selections. The University Singers, now in their fifth year are comprised of WSU Vancouver students, faculty, staff, plus community members. For more information on the choir, visit http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/programs/choir/choir_home.html.