WSU Spokane recognized staff members with excellence and service awards this morning, including the entire grounds crew for its excellent work in keeping the campus nice and tidy.
The Diversity Committee supported the YWCA’s ‘Stand Against Racism’ movement last year.
The WSU Spokane Diversity Committee is always looking for something new.
“We’re always looking for new members because we’re always looking for new ideas,” said Yvonne Montoya Zamora, a member of the committee and a leader of a subcommittee that plans and hosts events.
That subcommittee formed in 2008 and includes representatives from Eastern Washington University as well. On Jan. 28 it will receive a WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award at a ceremony in Pullman.
The Spokesman-Review recently featured a story on the region’s economy, and how almost 9,000 jobs have been added in the last two years.
The story featured WSU Spokane and its recent expansion as one factor in the economy’s improvement.
‘Tis been a good year for WSU Spokane. Here’s a look at some* of this year’s highlights:
Rendering courtesy of Stephanie Bower.
(This story appears in the latest edition of the WSU Spokane Magazine)
By Terren Roloff
With plans to develop the Jensen Byrd property on the southwest end of campus, construct the Spokane Teaching Health Clinic on the southeast end, and host the north landing of the gateway bridge that will cross over the railroad tracks on the south side of campus, expansion at WSU Spokane continues.
Shameless cliché alert!
It’s the time of year where everybody makes a list of what they’re thankful for, and we’re not afraid to do the same (we will also post a “Year in Review” blog next month. You’ve been warned).
Time has an article on why being thankful is good for your health*. So being a health sciences campus, we figured we’d walk the talk and share what we are thankful for.
A new research team focusing on community health in underserved populations recently transitioned to WSU Spokane. The team’s work will help sustain health, especially in underserved communities.
We are proud to call Spokane’s University District our neighborhood. It’s an area that is ripe for growth and innovation. It features six universities and colleges, private businesses, startups and recreation.
And it’s not done growing just yet.
Here are some latest developments that we are excited about: