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John McCloy was featured by the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program in an article (PDF) highlighting international partnerships.

A computer science senior capstone project that developed a website that farmers can use to log agriculture water testing data and GPS coordinates was the subject of a WSU Insider article.


Tuesday, August 11 @11:10 AM

Blackboard Learn tests and quizzes.
This training will provide a review of Blackboards’ full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Tuesday, August 11 @5:30 PM

Live Training: Be Tech Ready Fall 2020.
Spend some time with the tech experts and get answers to your most pressing questions. Learn about the tools you’ll use to participate in your distance/remote/virtual courses in this interactive session.

Wednesday, August 12 @8:10 AM

Teaching from a distance: Community building and connection.
In this training, we will cover simple ways to build a community-centered environment in your online course space.

Wednesday, August 12 @11:10 AM

Panopto (Master Session).
Want to connect your Panopto quizzes to the Blackboard grade book?

Thursday, August 13 @11:10 AM

Zoom (Master Session).
Zoom allows users to communicate through webcam/microphones, chat, and screen sharing.

Thursday, August 13 @2:10 PM

Teaching from a distance: Authentic assessment.
In this training, we will cover effective ways to assess student learning in your online course space.

Friday, August 14 @11:10 AM

Blackboard Learn Basics.
This training will provide a review of the Blackboard LMS and unveil the possibilities of its usage.

Tuesday, August 18 @3:10 PM

Blackboard Learn grade center.
We’ll explain different setup options, show how to grade and comment on student work, and demonstrate how to use the electronic rubric.

Tuesday, August 25 @2:00 PM

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Academic Kick-Off.
Come and meet the Dean and the VCEA Student Success team.

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Share Your Syllabus

To allow your students to become more comfortable in your remote classroom, post your syllabus in Blackboard Learn and share it with your students as early as possible.

Fall Semester FAQs

Read, post, and share the fall semester Frequently Asked Questions for FAQs for VCEA students.

Student Tech Checklist

Prior to classes starting remotely this semester, share this checklist with your students to familiarize them with the technologies you will be using in your classroom.

Career Prep for Your Classroom

Faculty- don’t let an unexpected event cause you to cancel class! The Voiland College Internships & Career Services office is always looking for opportunities to educate students about career preparation. Whether you’d like us to cover a whole class period, partial class period, or a few minutes giving an overview of our services, we’re excited to chat with your students! Call Sandi Brabb at (509) 335-3740 or brabb@wsu.edu for more information and to schedule your next class visit.


Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship

Oregon State University is providing an incredible fellowship program called Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium Graduate Scholarship for STEM graduate students attending any of member four-year universities in the fields of space science or aerospace. Candidates should be a U.S citizen with an excellent academic record to apply for this grant.

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

Daily Coug Connect at 10 a.m.

Experts system-wide present 5-30 minute Zoom sessions for WSU employees.

Health and Wellbeing Resources

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to offer emotional support during this stressful period. You may contact EAP by calling 1-877-313-4455 or visiting the EAP website.

WSU is committed to supporting your overall health and wellbeing. Visit the WellCoug website for more information and resources to offer support, manage stress and enhance your resilience

WSU COVID-19 Information

WSU COVID19-related info is available on WSU’s website.