Kweisi Mfume to speak at the Annual Public Affairs Lecture Series

VANCOUVER – Kweisi Mfume, former U.S. Congressman and CEO of the NAACP, will take the podium at WSU Vancouver’s fifth Annual Public Affairs Lecture Series. Mfume will touch on some of today’s most pressing topics in his address, “Race, Class and Economic Recovery in Obama’s America.” The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. on […]

Art fair offers shopping, classes and workshops

VANCOUVER – The WSU Vancouver Art Fair will be from noon – 7 p.m. on Friday, April 10 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. The fair is free and open to the public.   Exhibits from more than 35 art and craft vendors will be on display with several items available for purchase. The vendor booths […]

Research, scholarship and artwork take the stage

VANCOUVER – Students and faculty will showcase their research, scholarship and artwork at the sixth annual Research Showcase at WSU Vancouver. The event will be held from 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. This event is free and open to the public. More than 65 posters and exhibits of […]

Mosaic Arts Alliance exhibit at WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER – Seven members of the Mosaic Arts Alliance are displaying their artwork in the Engineering Life Sciences building at WSU Vancouver now through May 9. The show includes photography, painting, printmaking, pen and ink drawings, and collage works of art.   The Mosaic Arts Alliance is a nonprofit organization that welcomes artist from all […]

Vancouver faculty to offer forum on U.S. financial crisis

WSU Vancouver faculty will offer a public forum on the social aspects of the financial crisis on March 12 from noon-1 p.m. The panel will discuss the significance of the current financial crisis and policy responses for the Southwest Washington community. The forum will focus specifically on the social impacts and opportunities created by the […]

Chancellor Dengerink receives leadership award

Chancelor Hal Dengerink VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VIII Leadership Award in recognition of his many achievements as a visionary and successful leader. The ceremony on Friday, Feb. 20, was held in Seattle. Dengerink serves as a catalyst for the university’s growth, adding […]

Students create new website for CREDC

Nine students enrolled in the Digital Technology and Culture Program at WSU Vancouver partnered with the Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC) to create a new website aimed at business owners interested in expansion and relocation.   “One of the responsibilities of a land grant university, such as WSU Vancouver, is to give back to […]

WSU Vancouver exhibits children’s interpretive art

VANCOUVER – Art work made by preschool children in the Child Development Program at WSU Vancouver will be on display in the university library gallery through April 24. The artwork created by the CDP children, from ages 3 to 5, shows their curiosity and creativity. The children have used both traditional and non-traditional art media […]

WSU Vancouver to participate in National Teach-in on Global Warming

VANCOUVER – A series of events will be presented by WSU Vancouver students to focus on the problem of global climate change. These events are part of the National Teach-in on Global Warming on Feb. 5. All of these events are free and open to the public. A panel on “Sustainability Initiatives in Vancouver and […]

WSU Vancouver presents Heather Raffo’s ‘9 Parts of Desire’

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver hosts playwright Heather Raffo’s, “9 Parts of Desire” one night only, at 6 p.m. Jan. 28, in the Administration building, room 110. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the Public, seating is limited. “9 Parts of Desire,” starring Luisa Sermol and directed by Louanne Moldovan, […]