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WSU Everett to graduate 96 students at 2018 Commencement

EVERETT, Wash. – April 27, 2018 – Washington State University Everett will graduate 96 students at its 2018 Commencement ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on May 12 at the Walt Price Fitness Center at Everett Community College. The ceremony will be live streamed. Go to everett.wsu.edu/commencement to connect. Chancellor Paul Pitre will preside. Lindsey Major, president of the student body, will deliver the address and Laura Fierstein has been selected as the student speaker. Prior to the ceremony, the Everett Police Department will shut down North Broadway for five minutes at 1:45 p.m. so WSU Everett graduates, faculty and staff may process across the street from WSU Everett to the Fitness Center. » More ...

Everett Boeing Scholars team wins grand prize in WSU Business Plan Competition

PULLMAN, Wash. – April 21, 2018 – On Friday, WSU’s top student venture teams displayed their innovative products and services at the 16th Annual Business Plan Competition hosted by the Carson College of Business. TEST Robotics, an interdisciplinary Boeing Scholars team from Washington State University Everett won the grand prize of $15,000. “When our name was called for grand prize, it was a complete thrill,” said Samantha Chapman, a senior strategic communication major. “Two of us instantly burst into tears, and it felt like we were floating to the front of the room. We worked tremendously hard on this project, and that moment made it all worth it to us.” » More ...

KING 5 News | “First WSU medical students make rounds in Western Washington”

MONROE - March 27, 208 - The first students from Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are making their way into local, rural clinics. “We are just trying to immerse ourselves as much as possible,” says Meredith Morrow-Okon, pausing for a moment in between her shift at Providence Clinic in Monroe. “Trying to get a feel for what the medical needs of this community are.” » More ...

Everett Herald | “Nothing like your father’s chalkboard”

EVERETT — March 26, 2018 — Gordon Taub wasn’t always an engineering professor contributing to research papers such as one entitled: “An examination of the high order statistics of developing jets, lazy and forced plumes at various axial distances from their source.” Long before earning a bachelors degree in computational and mathematical science, a masters in applied mathematics and a doctorate in mechanical engineering, he was a drama major. He worked for companies that made video post-production equipment, had a karaoke-hosting business and once helped edit a short-lived soap opera. He even did open mic stand-up comedy a few times. All of which has come in handy as he searches for ways to best engage his mechanical engineering students at Washington State University Everett. » More ...

KING 5 News | WSU engineers helping remap Titanic

EVERETT, Wash. – March 2, 2018 – When a five-person submersible descends to the floor of the North Atlantic this summer, part of a historic series of private excursions to map the famed RMS Titanic’s wreckage in 3-D imagery, it will be WSU Everett students that helped make it possible.

“The whole electrical system – that was our design, we implemented it and it works,” said Mark Walsh, a 2017 WSU Everett graduate in electrical engineering from the WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. “We are on the precipice of making history and all of our systems are going down to the Titanic. It is an awesome feeling!”

This morning the WSU graudates were featured on KING 5 News. Watch the video linked below and read the full story here.

 

Mark Beattie named associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 24, 2018 – Washington State University (WSU) Everett announced that Dr. Mark Beattie has been appointed associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective Jan. 1. As vice chancellor, Beattie will be the key point of contact for maintaining and strengthening the connection between academic programs, admissions, recruitment and student services. Beattie will continue his role as clinical assistant professor and program coordinator within the Carson College of Business part-time. » More ...

Students across the WSU system participate in Coug Day at the Capitol

WSU Everett students Lindsey Major and Samantha Chapman

Just shy of 100 WSU students gathered in Olympia today for their annual Coug Day at the Capitol event, with all six university campuses represented.

The day of advocacy is organized by the Associated Students of Washington State University and allows an opportunity for students to meet with state lawmakers and discuss higher education priorities.

Follow the day’s events on Twitter with the hashtag #CougDay2018.

 

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