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WSU Vancouver presents film on situation in Darfur
March 21, 2005

Washington State University Vancouver will offer a March 23 screening of the Human Rights Watch video “Darfur Destroyed,” with eyewitness commentary and reflections on the situation in the African country.The film and discussion is slated for 7-9 p.m. in the Student Services Building, Room 110. The event is free and open to the public.Guest speakers include Mary Beth Morand, a member of Mercy Corps’ Global Emergency Operations Team, who will discuss the destruction and relief efforts taking place in Darfur; and Kayse Jama, founder and director of the Portland-based Community Language and Culture Bank, and Griffin Jack, former director of Mercy Corps Northwest, will offer … » More …

Program declared a model
April 26, 2002

When it comes to recruiting and retaining students of color, nobody does it better in the state than Washington State University, so says the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. In addition to naming it the state’s “model program,” OSPI used a U.S. Department of Education grant to fund a just-completed video/CD to be distributed to high school and community college administrators and counselors statewide, as well as to other state officials.The 18-minute video features comments from a variety of students, faculty and administrators, including V. Lane Rawlins, president; Charlene Jaeger, vice president of student services; Milt Lang, special assistant to the president; Felicia Gaskins, … » More …