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Diversity

WSU is an inclusive workplace dedicated to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Below are the diversity programs on the Spokane campus. A number of other programs and resources are available through Human Resources in Pullman.

WSU Spokane Diversity Committee

A group of faculty, staff, and students committed to transforming the campus environment by challenging individuals and systems to create and ensure a climate inclusive of equity and diversity. All employees and students are invited to attend committee meetings. Contact Dion Crommarty, Student Diversity Center Coordinator, at 509-358-7514 or dion.crommarty@wsu.edu.

WSUS | EWUS Diversity/Cultural Events/Activities Subcommittee

This subcommittee of the Diversity Committee plans various diversity and cultural events and activities on campus. We invite all WSU Spokane and EWU Spokane faculty, staff, and students to attend our meetings the second Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon, August-May. For information, contact Dion Crommarty at 509-358-7514 or dion.crommarty@wsu.edu.

WSU Nursing Diversity Committee

This committee is a subcommittee of the Diversity Committee planning various diversity events throughout the academic year that are open to all WSU and EWU faculty, staff and students. For more information, contact Janet Katz, chair, at 509-324-7341 or jkatz@wsu.edu.

WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Equity Committee

The Equity Committee focuses on developing, communicating, implementing and reviewing initiatives that facilitate an environment conducive to diversity and inclusion in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.For information, contact Chris Davis – Equity Committee Chair at cjdavis@wsu.edu.

Student Multicultural Organizations

We encourage all students to participate in various student-run organization that works toward the integration of diverse perspectives within both the campus community and academics.

AWIS (Association for Women in Science) Inland NW

Become a part of a nationwide network dedicated to support women’s leadership in research and innovation in STEM. For more information and for the local affiliate group meeting dates and times, contact student leaders Ana Vergara and Kari Gaither at awis.inlandnw@wsu.edu.

International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF)

IPSF is the leading international advocacy organization for pharmacy students, promoting public health through the provision of information, education, networking, and professional initiatives. For more information, contact Uzoma Mbogu at uzoma.mbogu@wsu.edu or visit the IPSF website and the IPSF page of the American Pharmacists Association website.

Student Campus Diversity Club

For information on meeting dates and times, contact their advisor Laura Wintersteen-Arleth at 324-7205 or lwintersteen@wsu.edu.

SULE (Students United for LGBTIQ-A Empowerment)

For information on meeting dates and times, contact their advisor Yvonne Montoya Zamora at 358.7554 or montoyazamora@wsu.edu.

UPCD Multicultural Club

For information on meeting dates and times, contact their advisor Amy Meredith at 368-7609 or mereditha@wsu.edu.

Student Diversity Center

The Student Diversity Center is located in SAC 141C.  New for 2016/2017 year, the Center and Coordinator Dion Crommarty plans various diversity and cultural events for WSU Spokane students. In addition, at the Center, students can relax while socializing with other students. For information, contact Dion at 509.358.7514 or Dion.Crommarty@wsu.edu.

 Scholarships

Academic Achievement/Diversity Scholarship: WSU and the Office of Scholarship Services annually offer scholarships ranging from $1,700 to $3,500. Recipients are chosen based on GPA, standardized test scores, and other indicators of potential achievement. The selection committee may also consider leadership and services activities.
To apply, contact the Office of Scholarship Services at 509-335-1059 or apply online.