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Alice Squires has been named the Wendell J. Satre Distinguished Professor in WSU’s Engineering Technology Management program.

The Daily Evergreen featured a story on the Society of Latinx Engineers and Scientists.

The Daily Evergreen featured a story on Samuel Karcher, a materials science and engineering doctorate student, whose research paper landed him a second-place spot in the Innovations in Nuclear Technology Research and Development Awards Program.


Events

Tuesday, September 8 @11 AM

Energy Systems Innovation Center FA20 Zoom Seminar Series.
“Impactful Microgrids” by Dr. Joseph Guerrero, Center for Research on Microgrids (CROM), Denmark.

Friday, October 2 @ 11:00 AM

Hackahouse.
The U.S. is currently facing an affordable housing crisis. WSU’s School of Design and Construction has partnered with Ivory Innovations and several other universities to host a student-based initiative focused on finding innovative solutions.

Friday, October 2 @ 3:30 PM

WSU Voiland College SWE virtual evening with industry.
Network with industry representatives from companies who will be attending the career fair!

October 5 -7

WSU’s virtual Career Expo & Technical Fair.
Washington State University will be hosting an all campus, all major virtual Career Expo for the fall.

Include Your Event

Add your event to the WSU Calendar.


Inclusive Education Ideas

Tutoring is Available

VCEA Tutoring Services offers students free access to tutors via Zoom rooms for real-time academic support. Questions? Concerns? Contact the director, Becky Dueben at rdueben@wsu.edu or call 509 336- 9417.

Academic Success and Career Center tutoring services are a free peer facilitated drop-in resource that will guide learning and promote success. Drop-in tutoring means no appointment necessary – you show up to the tutors zoom room and the tutor will be available.

eTutoring:
Free online help available for all WSU undergraduates.

LSAMP Tutoring (Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation):
Free peer-to-peer tutoring for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) majors.

Math Learning Center:
Free tutor-assisted study halls offered by the Department of Mathematics.

Multicultural Student Services Tutoring:
The Academic Enrichment Center helps students improve academic performance by providing free tutoring.

Research-Related Peer Mentoring:
Learn about undergraduate research from your peers.

Writing Center:
Free peer tutoring to assist with university writing assignments.

WSU Launches New Academic Questions Hotline

Washington State University has a new hotline for academic questions. The number to call is 509-335-6000. The hotline will be staffed by the Academic Success and Career Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Library Locker Pickup Available

WSU Libraries are now offering a 24/7 contactless locker pickup adjacent to Terrell Library as a safe way of providing library materials to patrons.

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.


Opportunities

Share Your Events

Add your events this fall to WSU’s online calendar to share with students, staff, and faculty.

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

Campus Connect

Campus Connect is an evidence-based 2-hour suicide prevention training program, offered free of charge for all WSU staff and students, on any campus or location.

Participants learn:
Statistics and facts about college student suicide / How to ask if someone is feeling suicidal / Appropriate referrals / Active listening, communication, and relationship-building skills

Pre-registration is required and course seating is limited.

  • Monday, September 14 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thursday, October 8 @ 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 10 @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Monday, December 7 @ 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Online registration is available.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training that teaches skills to help someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. WSU Pullman students can participate for free with support from student activity fees. See more about cost below.

Participants learn about symptoms, crisis response, and active listening skills to support many disorders: Depression and anxiety / Trauma / Psychosis / Eating disorders / Substance abuse.

Pre-registration is required and course seating is limited.

  • Wednesday, September 23 @ 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 13 @ 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, November 5 @ 8:30am – 2:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 2 @ 9:00am – 3:00pm

Get stress management tips on your phone!

Feeling stressed, need help coping, or just want tips for managing your stress? We can help! To sign up, text “@STRESS” to 73940. You can join at any time and this program is available for all WSU locations.

Join our text messaging program and we will:

  • Check in with you every week to see how you’re doing.
  • Send you weekly tips for lowering stress.
  • Share information about health-related events and resources around campus.

On average, you would receive no more than 2 or 3 text messages per week.

Messages and data rates may apply.

To cancel the messages, you can reply with “STOP.” To get more information, you can reply with “HELP.”

WSU COVID-19 Employee Resources

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.