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Welcome Back

Welcome back!

It’s a week before school begins and I already have the First Day of School Jitters. Can you believe it's been nearly 18 months since we last taught classes in person?

This year, of course, things are different. I’m sure many of you share the same feelings of anticipation and anxiety that I’ve had since being back on campus in our new Post-Vaccine World: Do the vaccines and masks really work? Can we successfully return to teaching in person? » More ...

Voiland School Director Search Update

I am writing to update you on the search process for a new director for the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering.

Thanks to the search committee’s efforts, four diverse and talented candidates were interviewed for the role. Unfortunately, the committee felt that none of the candidates met the rigorous criteria that this dynamic and challenging leadership position requires. » More ...

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings! I wish each of you a safe and relaxing holiday break, filled with an abundance of peace and happiness for you and your loved ones.

As 2020 draws to a close, I also would like to take a moment to express my gratitude to everyone who has helped make this semester a successful one for our students, faculty, and staff. » More ...

Happy Thanksgiving

As we near the Thanksgiving holiday, I choose to reflect and be grateful for the bounty we have in our lives.

This year, I am especially thankful for your efforts to ensure our collective success.  Thank you for the hard work and sacrifices you make all year long to support and serve others.  It is through your everyday commitment and actions that our college - its students, staff, and faculty - have maintained forward progress even in these unusual times.    » More ...

A Message from Dean Rezac

I want to thank everyone who attended last Friday’s VCEA Town Hall. In these uncertain times, it was a great opportunity to see everyone and have candid, face-to-face conversations about the important issues facing our college.

For those of you who could not attend, I want to give you an update of Voiland College’s budget situation. » More ...

Please welcome Xinghui Zhao, Director of the School of Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Xinghui Zhao has been named Director of the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) at WSU Vancouver.

Dr. Zhao is an Associate Professor of Computer Science in the program and has been on the faculty there since 2012. Her research focuses on the broad areas of parallel and distributed systems, energy-efficient computing, machine learning, and big data computing. » More ...