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Spotlight Student: Talia Avalos

Talia Avalos

Talia Avalos

Editor’s Note: Spotlight Students are nominated by staff and faculty at WSU Spokane and are recognized during commencement for their dedication, commitment, sacrifice and/or ability to overcome great odds to succeed as a student. They are selected by a committee ahead of commencement. WSU Spokane will feature each Spotlight Student each day through May 13.

Talia Avalos is a first-generation college student and didn’t let the opportunity go to waste.

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NEP student to help train NHL players this summer

Factory Hockey

Factory Hockey

NEP student Chelsea Kerley, far left, will intern at Factory Hockey this summer. Photo via Instagram.

Chelsea Kerley always knew she wanted a health career where she could work with people.

After considering dermatology and nursing careers, she discovered WSU Spokane’s Nutrition and Exercise Physiology program while working at the WSU rec center in Pullman.

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WSU Spokane students embrace inter-professional culture

ASWSU Spokane

ASWSU Spokane

ASWSUS Student Government (ID’d at bottom)

(This story appears in the latest edition of the WSU Spokane Magazine)

By Kevin Dudley

The student leaders at WSU Spokane understand the unique nature of the campus.

The average age of students is 28 and there is no on-campus housing. The majority of students are at the graduate or professional level.

But that won’t stop the Associated Students of Washington State University Spokane (ASWSUS) from connecting with fellow students and enhancing their experience.

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Student Feature: Jacque Garza

WSU Pharmacy in Ecuador

WSU Pharmacy in Ecuador

Jacque Garza (bottom row, first on left) in Ecuador. Click to enlarge.

The 2015-2016 school year has started, and its time to check in on how our wonderful students spent their 2015 summers.

Our first piece features Jacque Garza, a fourth-year WSU College of Pharmacy student. Jacque spent part of her summer in Ecuador completing one of her rotations.

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