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Communicators win top awards in world competition

By Robert Strenge, WSU News

case-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University communicators earned two Gold Awards in the international 2014 Circle of Excellence communications competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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Student chapter earns hospitality honor society’s highest honor

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University chapter of Eta Sigma Delta (ESD), an international hospitality management honor society, received the 2013 ESD Chapter of Distinction Award – the organization’s highest honor – for the second time in as many years. » More …

WSU News enewsletter returns; website rebuilding under way

PULLMAN, Wash. – The server hosting the WSU News, WSU Calendar and WSU Announcements websites incurred technical problems on Monday, Sept. 23, and was taken offline.

WSUNews150pxsAfter lengthy scanning and analyzing, leaders from University Communications, Information Services, and Administrative Services Information Systems, jointly decided to keep the servers offline and to replace the content management system (CMS) for these websites with WordPress. » More …

Cougars gearing up for strong season start


 


Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services

 

 

 


Cougar defense shines
in first 2010 scrimmage

By Joseph Nickell, WSU Athletics

 

PULLMAN – The WSU football team held its first scrimmage of fall camp Saturday at Martin Stadium, and the Cougar defense held its offensive counterpart in check for most of the afternoon.

Four different Cougar defenders recorded sacks, including redshirt senior defensive end Kevin Kooyman, redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Steven Hoffart, redshirt freshman safety Casey Locker and freshman defensive tackle Kalafitoni Pole.

The defensive pressure also forced two interceptions, one … » More …

TIAA-CREF, HRS offer financial education seminars

 

 

PULLMAN – WSU and TIAA-CREF will be conducting financial education seminars on Aug. 18-19 at the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) room 219.

 

Each seminar will begin with a “benefits discussion” presented by the benefits staff from WSU Human Resource Services. That session will address:

Life changing events

Life insurance

Long-term disability

Retirement income

ASI Flexible Spending Accounts

Web PBS

Retirement Supplementation

The financial education portion of the seminar will be presented by representatives from TIAA-CREF and is divided into two groups: new hires/mid-career and pre-retirement.

 

 

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University upgrading telephone, e-mail systems

 

Telephone above resembles standard model to be provided by university at no additional charge. Photo courtesy of Information Technology Services

 

 

 

PULLMAN – Washington State University plans to upgrade its telephone system over the next 18 months and is initiating an e-mail system upgrade with anticipated completion of the e-mail system migration by the end of 2010 or early 2011.

 

At an open forum held Wednesday, President Elson S. Floyd; Viji Murali, vice president for information services and chief information officer; and Joan King, chief university budget officer, discussed the university’s plan to use some … » More …

WSU Veterinary College re-establishes eye care

PULLMAN – WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has reintroduced ophthalmological services at its Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Pullman.

Dr. Terri Schneider, former head of the hospital’s community practice service, has completed a three-year residency with Dr. Bill Yakely of the Animal Eye Clinic of Spokane.  She is now in the process of completing board certification with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

The service is open to the public without referral during regular business hours Thursdays and Fridays each week. Schneider is available for consultation for afterhours ocular emergencies that are seen by resident staff veterinarians.

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WSU soccer beats Coug volleyball, 5-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slideshow and article by Tim Marsh, WSU Today

 

 

PULLMAN – The women’s soccer team squared off against the women’s volleyball team Wednesday evening, Aug. 11, at Bailey-Brayton field, in softball game that was all Cougars.

 

In the end, the Cougar soccer team beat their WSU volleyball counterparts, 5-2, in exhibition action. Head coaches
Matt Potter (soccer) and
Andrew Palileo (volleyball) led their teams. 
(Video below)

 

Donnie Marbut, WSU baseball head coach, was umpire.

 

Tied, 1-1, after its scheduled five innings, the game went into extra innings with soccer … » More …