Go Cougs!

The SWE Graduate Community recognized Ayumi Manawadu for her commitment to SWE at Washington State University, STEM outreach, and community and cultural engagement.

Voiland College’s COVID-19 response was highlighted in the WSU Insider.

Congratulations to all of Voiland College’s 2019-2020 outstanding students, faculty and staff.

Adam Szymanski received the WSU Emeritus Society Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award.

Construction management major Noah Sanchez was named Washington State University Student Employee of the Year.

Aravind Sukumaran-Rajam received a New Faculty Seed Grant award through WSU’s Office of Research and the President and Provost offices.


Opportunities

Free Summer Tutoring

Check out VCEA Tutoring’s schedule online to see when students can access free, live tutoring via zoom from nationally certified tutors who have been trained to support your academic success.

Contact Becky Dueben at rdueben@wsu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

The Academic Success and Career Center (ASCC) is also offering free tutoring this summer via zoom.

ITS Notice: All Zoom users must upgrade by May 30

All Zoom users must upgrade to the new Zoom 5.0 by May 30 in order to maintain the ability to join meetings.

AOI Fall Cohort Faculty Survey

This summer, in addition to offering their regular trainings, Academic Outreach and Innovation plans to work with multiple faculty cohorts to help them deliver an engaging learning experience for students in the fall. But first, they interested in assessing your specific needs so they can move swiftly to create faculty cohorts. Please take a few minutes to complete the Faculty Survey.

COVID-19 Safety Training

WSU recently provided two COVID-19 related trainings for personnel working on-campus. “Pandemics: Slowing the Spread,” and “Disinfecting the Workplace for COVID-19” are now available through HRS’ Learning and Organizational Development website. These trainings will help prepare us to get back into classroom, laboratory and workplace.

Mandatory Accessibility Training

Ensuring the accessibility of Washington State University electronic information is a priority and a policy that was endorsed and mandated by university executives in the summer of 2017. To provide guidance for this policy, an online training program has launched for website designers, technicians, and copy writers.

This training is required annually and is designed to give participants an introductory-level understanding of Web accessibility. It equips people the fundamental skills needed to make a WSU website accessible. Take WSU’s accessibility training.

VCEA Student Item Retrieval

All VCEA building exterior doors are locked. Students needing to collect items will need to take VCEA’s Pick Up Or Return Items Survey.  VCEA staff will reach out individually to the students to coordinate building/area access for the pick up or return of items.

Natural Resource Conservation Endowment Fund: Applications due May 15

Up to two $1,200 awards will be awarded to graduate students for a project that promotes the conservation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources.

Misc Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19

ORAP has put together a list of research funding opportunities related to COVID-19.

Crimson Spirit Award

Have you noticed a WSU employee going out of their way to help a colleague or customer? Nominate them for the Crimson Spirit award to recognize their excellent service. Submit a nomination.


Be Safe Cougs

Health and Wellbeing Resources

The health and well-being of the WSU community remains our highest priority, and we will continue to act thoughtfully as we respond to COVID-19. Please review the resources available to employees during this response.

WSU COVID-19 Information

WSU has set up a website to serve as the university’s central source of updates and information about COVID-19.

Office of Research COVID-19 Q&A

Principal investigators must exercise their best judgement for starting or continuing research activities and work with their campus, college, and immediate leadership to develop plans in the event of a campus closure or reduced operations. Learn more in this Q&A.