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Fall 2021 town hall series kicks off Sept. 8

Campuses, alongside several colleges and departments are slated to hold virtual town halls throughout the fall semester, beginning this week with WSU Everett. The traditional…

Welcome back, Cougs! Here’s what you need to know today.

To all our Cougar students, faculty, and staff: welcome back!            Washington State University Everett is excited to offer in-person learning this Fall Semester, which begins…

WSU Everett hosting Back-to-School COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Aug. 23 & Sept. 13

EVERETT, Wash. – Aug. 19, 2021 – Washington State University Everett will host a public Back-to-School COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic with Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson…

Girls Discover STEM; Oct. 30 at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – August 4, 2021 – Girls Discover STEM is a free event this October 30 at Washington State University Everett, designed to increase…

Claire Jackson: Taking flight at WSU Everett

Hometown: Bellingham, WACollege: Voiland College of Engineering and ArchitectureMajor: Mechanical EngineeringMinor: Electrical Engineering “In engineering, coursework is frequently heavily focused on technical aspects of how…

We’re back, in-person!

June 30, 2021 We are thrilled that we can now officially announce that Cougs at all our campuses across the state will be back in‑person…

Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom

Dear WSU Everett Community: Today and this weekend we observe Juneteenth! Some of you already know that I am referring to the holiday long celebrated…

Students named finalists in international software engineering competition

A team of Washington State University Everett students were finalists in an international software engineering competition. The students, seniors majoring in software engineering, were one…

Thousands of WSU graduates being honored during virtual commencement

Media Contact: Phil Weiler, vice president for marketing and communications, commencement coordinator, 509-595-1708, phil.weiler@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 4,800 students are graduating across the…

Vaccine Requirements for Students and Employees for Fall 2021

Statement from WSU President Kirk Schulz: Washington State University (WSU), as the state’s land-grant university, has an obligation to serve the public good and promote the…

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”

Friends: This past year has been one of both reward and extreme challenge. It has been a year marked by a global pandemic and a…

Continuing the fight for justice

Accountability. We still need to seek justice. Those thoughts ran through our minds this afternoon as we watched the jury deliver guilty verdicts on all…

Student, employee vaccination opportunity

EVERETT, Wash. – April 21, 2021 – Thanks to the generosity of the Tulalip Tribes, Everett Community College will host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic…

COVID‑19 vaccine questions answered in new video series

With eligibility for the COVID‑19 vaccines expanding, a new four‑part video series from Washington State University examines common questions and concerns with practical, easy-to-understand explanations…

Women in Business Leadership: The Power of Us

WSU Everett and the WSU Carson College of Business invite students, alumni, community members, and all interested individuals to hear from influential business women as…

Standing in solidarity with AAPI Cougs

WSU Everett joins the nation in mourning the stolen lives of eight people, including six Asian women, gunned down on Tuesday in Atlanta. We are…

DOE announces teams to compete in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the eleven teams selected to participate in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition. Considered the country’s most prominent…

One Everett One Book program to feature “Stamped” by Jason Reynold and Ibram X. Kendi

Everett Public Library, City of Everett, Everett Public Schools, Everett Community College and WSU Everett to host community-wide reading event on February 22. EVERETT, Wash. …

Working toward an in person WSU experience at WSU Everett

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff: Since the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in Everett, Wash., on Jan. 21, 2020, our lives have changed substantially….

WSU Everett offers new degree in Business Administration

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 10, 2020 – Washington State University Everett will launch a new Business Administration bachelor’s degree program this fall. Students may apply…

WSU Everett faculty present research at the University of Zagreb, Croatia

EVERETT, Wash. – Dec. 19, 2020 – The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) at the University of Zagreb and the Croatian Section of…

WSU to host virtual Scholarships 101 Information Night

EVERETT, Wash. – Dec. 2, 2020 – Washington State University will hold Scholarships 101 Virtual Information Night for prospective college students interested in learning how…

WSU Everett sees fall 2020 enrollment growth

Enrollment across the Washington State University system fell just 1.4% this fall, with record gains in WSU’s online Global Campus helping offset declines at three of the university’s five physical campuses during…

WSU College of Medicine receives accreditation to launch first residency program in Everett

Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine today announced that it has earned accreditation to launch its first residency program and is accepting…

Cougar plates drive record WSU scholarship support

Washington State University’s Cougar license plate program set another annual record, generating more than $673,000 in scholarship support for WSU students during the 2019-20 fiscal…

Career-readiness through cross-disciplinary project-based learning

EVERETT, Wash. – Aug, 5, 2020 – WSU Everett faculty members from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, the Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture and the Carson College…

Aug. 11 Wazzoom virtual town hall @ WSU Everett

Greetings #EverCougs! We are excited to get our academic momentum back this fall semester with remote-learning classes starting August 24!

Fall shifting to distanced-learning Cougar experience

To our Cougar community and WSU Everett campus, As Governor Jay Inslee and WSU President Kirk Schulz have shared, the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to…

Research | Securing Solar as the Backbone for Carbon Reduction

Solar is a frequent topic when discussing the world’s clean energy future. Inexpensive renewable electricity from solar is foundational to other carbon-reducing technologies, alternative fuels, and storage options. Data shows that deploying renewables as…

Student Affairs Fall Preview

Dear #EverCougs community, We are so excited to welcome you back to campus this fall! As outlined in the letter from WSU Everett Chancellor Paul…

Everett Education Exhibition: EvCC + WSU Everett

A world-class education is closer than you think! Everett Community College and Washington State University Everett have partnered to provide excellent opportunities for academic and…

Sparking a New Generation of Leadership

Dear WSU Everett Community, We are experiencing a very disturbing, yet transformational time in our nation’s history. While we work our way through the fog…

Recent tragedies a call for self‑examination

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students: Racism looms over our nation’s soul. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. Three on a seemingly endless list of African…

Video | Be a Coug—closer to home!

Be a Coug—closer to home! WSU Everett is still accepting applications for summer and fall 2020, and financial aid is available. Whether you need to…

Video | #WSUTogether

In this moment that requires our grit, Cougs at Washington State University Everett are bonding together like never before. We are here for you, to…

Stay home, stay safe

March 24, 2020 WSU Everett & Everett University Center community, Effective immediately, Governor Inslee announced a Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. This order requires everyone…

Checking in – a message from Chancellor Paul Pitre

March 19, 2020 Greetings #EverCougs students, faculty, and staff, I’m checking in with you during your Spring Break and this unprecedented public health crisis because…

Online learning extended to end of spring semester

EVERETT, Wash. – March 11, 2019 – Thank you for working together to support our WSU and Everett University Center community and each other during this…

Coronavirus updates

EVERTT, Wash. – Feb. 27, 2020 – The health of the Cougar community is our priority. We want to provide accurate resources for current information…

Senator Cantwell recognized as ‘Champion of Science’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 13, 2020 – The Science Coalition (TSC) today announced nine members of Congress as Champions of Science. The award honors federal…

Everett Herald Opinion | WSU Everett students work on energy’s winds of change

WSU, EvCC and AMTEC students will put their turbine up against others in a national competition.

WSU students descend on Olympia

Some 63 Washington State University students turned out in the statehouse Monday for the annual Coug Day at the Capitol advocacy event. The student body…

Novel coronavirus: Stay informed, stay healthy

We are providing the following information because the health of the EverCougs community is a top priority at Washington State University. The CDC always recommends…

Everett Mayor recognizes WSU Everett as key partner

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 16, 2020 – Mayor Cassie Franklin recognized WSU Everett as a key partner in the City of Everett’s success now and…

Procedures for weather-related cancellations or delays

EVERETT, Wash. – November 27, 2019 – Winter weather is coming. Forecasting often suggests the potential for snow or ice in this season within days…

The Pitre Dish – Fall 2019

  October 24, 2019 Greetings to the #EverCougs community! It has been an exciting month of new partnerships and expanded opportunities at Washington State University…

WSU Everett ‘Coug Preview Night’ set for Oct. 30

October 10, 2019 – Join WSU Everett for ‘Coug Preview Night’ on Oct. 30 from 4 – 7:00 pm! Learn about your students’ opportunities for…

Everett’s Pat McClain honored for service to WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Sept. 27, 2019 – Pat McClain was honored Friday by Washington State University (WSU) Everett Chancellor Paul Pitre for his service as…

WSU Everett honored at American Institute of Architects Civic Design Awards

EVERETT, Wash.  – Sept. 27, 2019 – Washington State University Everett was recently honored by the American Institution of Architect’s Washington Council for excellence in…

WSU Everett team gets Energy Department invite to national competition

EVERETT, Wash. – Sept. 20, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that Washington State University Everett is one of 12 collegiate teams…

The Pitre Dish | Sept. 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 Greetings to the #EverCougs community! WSU President Kirk Schulz and Provost Mitzi Montoya recently shared exciting news from the entire University system…

NWIRC, Providence, EvCC and WSU Everett to form partnership

Everett, Wash. – September 12, 2019 – The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC), Providence Health & Services Northwest (Providence), Everett Community College (EvCC) and Washington…

WSU Everett credit classes offered at WSU Extension Island County office

Coupeville, WASH. – Beginning this semester WSU Everett students will be attending classes in Coupeville for courses they are enrolled in at Washington State University….

WSU College of Medicine welcomes largest, most diverse class of med students

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine today welcomed 80 new medical students to the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus. The class of…

Week of Welcome August 19 – 23 

EVERETT, Wash. – August 8, 2019 – At WSU Everett we are all excited to welcome students back for fall semester on Monday, August 19!…

WSU Everett names new associate director for Student Services

EVERETT, Wash. – May 31, 2019 – Washington State University Everett has named Anna McLeod, M.Ed., associate director for Student Services at the growing, urban…

Haylie Murray: A big future in big data

Data scientists are critical to industries on the cutting edge of technology. Data analytics students acquire skills to create, analyze, manage and explore incredibly complex…

WSU commencement schedules announced for spring 2019

PULLMAN, Wash. — More than 5,500 students are expected to graduate from Washington State University campuses statewide this spring, with a record number planning to participate in commencement exercises set for…

Feaver named JCDREAM research director

EVERETT, Wash. – April 23, 2019 – Aaron Feaver, chief technology officer and co-founder of EnerG2 and co-founder of Group14, energy storage companies, has been…

WSU Giving Day – #CougsGive on April 10

April 4, 2019 – Dear #EverCougs Community,Washington State University Everett is growing and thriving because of your support for our students and the transformational educational…

The Pitre Dish | March 5, 2019

Greetings to the #EverCougs community!The semester is flying by as we approach a well-deserved spring break for students and faculty. Speaking of flying, commercial flights…

Everett collegiate wind energy team earns Department of Energy grant

EVERETT, Wash. – March 4, 2019 – A wind energy team of Washington State University (WSU) Everett and Everett Community College (EvCC) students has been…

Cougar Gold cheese now sold at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – March 1, 2019 – Washington State University Creamery’s famous Cougar Gold cheese will now be sold on the WSU Everett campus through…

Dominican Republic visit could help elevate farmers above subsistence

EVERETT, Wash. – Feb. 13, 2019 – Farmers around the city of Dajabón, Dominican Republic are mostly subsistence farmers, only able to grow enough food…

The Pitre Dish | January 24, 2019

Greetings to the #EverCougs community! We have enjoyed a fast and exciting start to 2019. I am proclaiming this year as one of growth and…

WSU Everett explores merged coursework

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 24, 2019 – To grow interdisciplinary studies at Washington State University (WSU) Everett, three faculty members have launched merged coursework this…

WSU Everett student named ‘Rising Star’ by national Society of Women Engineers

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 4, 2019 – The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recognized Washington State University (WSU) Everett electrical engineering senior Kaitlin Ferguson, 19…

Lewiston Tribune | ‘Into the deep: Two WSU grads help prepare submersible for Titanic expedition’

December 9, 2018 – “Mark Walsh is deathly afraid of open water. You’ll never catch him taking a dip in the ocean. Paddle around with…

Legislators meet with medical students at WSU Everett

Everett, Wash. – Nov. 30, 2018 – Members from the Washington State Legislature met at the WSU Everett campus today to attend a lunch forum…

College of Medicine students host community night at Imagine Children’s Museum

Everett, Wash. – First year medical students from Washington State University and their host families will give back to the community at a family night…

The Pitre Dish – Oct. 22, 2018

Greetings to the #EverCougs Community! It is hard to believe but we are already halfway through the semester. Time flies at WSU Everett when we’re…

Condolences and support for our Jewish community

October 29, 2018 Dear Cougar Community: Please join me in expressing heartfelt condolences and unshakable support for our Jewish brothers and sisters—across the nation and in…

EvCC Alert: Report of assault

October 16, 2018 – EvCC security is alerting campus that a female student reported that at around 5:55 p.m. October 15 a man she did…

WSU Everett Chancellor Pitre appointed to State Board of Education

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Sept. 20, 2018 – Governor Inslee has appointed Seattle native Dr. Paul Pitre to the State Board of Education. Pitre has served in higher education…

WSU sets another systemwide enrollment record

For the third year in a row, Washington State University enrolled a record number of students, with Pullman freshmen leading the surge. The university has…

Everett Herald | WSU Everett resumes classes with a new, seventh major

EVERETT — August 21, 2018 — A few years ago, Jessica Woods tried fixing a PlayStation. She watched a couple of videos online and got…

WSU setting the standard for energy efficiency

EVERETT, Wash. – July 11, 2018 – At Engage Everett on Wednesday evening, Washington State University (WSU) Everett announced that the institution’s building at 915…

WSU Everett hosting ‘Engage Everett’ on July 11

On July 11, WSU Everett will host Engage Everett, a monthly networking event for professionals and creatives of all types. WSU Everett staff will reflect on…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Everett Police Department Hosts Training at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – March 23, 2018 – All next week, the Everett Police Department will host 100 local officers for a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) training…

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…

Nella Ludlow named director of WSU Data Analytics program

EVERETT. Wash. – Feb. 22, 2018 – Nella Ludlow has been named director of the interdisciplinary data analytics undergraduate degree program for Washington State University….

WSU Everett students take their research to Olympia

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Feb. 13, 2018 – Four mechanical engineering students from Washington State University Everett represented WSU Tuesday at Undergraduate Research Day in Olympia.

Audio | Chancellor Pitre chats about WSU Everett on the ‘Live In Everett’ podcast

Feb. 2, 2018 – This week Chancellor Paul Pitre joined the ‘Live In Everett’ podcast to talk about WSU Everett, opportunities for the city and…

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…

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…

WaTech Blog: Privacy Becomes Bigger Issue with Explosion of Data, Internet Devices

On Jan. 17, the WSU Edward R. Murrow College of Communication hosted Washington state’s chief privacy officer in an event at WSU Everett. Read about…

Helping Students in Distress: Recognize. Respond. Refer. Report.

Last night, we were all hit with the heartbreaking news that a member of the Cougar family took their own life. Our thoughts and prayers…

WSU medical students and policy-makers meet, share journeys and hopes

Dec. 6, 2017 – WSU medical school students met with regional policy-makers in Vancouver and Everett last week for an opportunity to get to know…

Organic agriculture major expands to Western Washington

EVERETT, Wash. – Western Washington residents now have the option to earn a Washington State University degree in organic agriculture in their own back yard….

WSU Everett faculty member recognized before Nov. 4 football game

Nov. 3, 2017 – Provost Dan Bernardo is delighted to recognize professors  Jacob Murray and Sena Clara Creston as Provost’s Featured Faculty Members for the Nov….

WSU Everett Wins VISION 2040 Award

SEATTLE, Wash. – Sept. 28, 2017 – City of Everett, Snohomish County and Washington State University have won a 2017 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional…

Boeing funded WSU Everett endowment recognizes Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson’s leadership

August 15, 2017 – Everett, Wash. – WSU Everett students studying STEM fields just received a financial boost from The Boeing Company. At the WSU…

Seattle Times | WSU’s new building: ‘the biggest thing Everett has ever done in terms of its future’

She was a self-described aviation buff who earned her private pilot’s license after high school, but when she got up in the air, Jennifer Johnson…

PSBJ | WSU wants life science community’s help for new med school

As the new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University gets closer to accreditation — with hopes of enrolling students for fall…

The Herald Business Journal | WSU students build their future by building the future

“Even on a college campus, a Mars rover draws attention. The go-kart-sized rover darts over a large rock, claws at the sidewalk with a robotic…

Everett Herald | WSU President-elect Kirk Schulz visits Everett campus at EvCC

EVERETT — With the turn of a few shovels of dirt Tuesday, leaders of Washington State University and Snohomish County began preparing a foundation on…

Fortive creates a Fortune 500-size business headquartered in Everett

In the economic-development treasure hunt, corporate headquarters — especially those of companies with billions of dollars in annual revenue — are rare and prized jewels….

Herald Business Journal | Some WSU medical school doctors will be trained in Everett

There’s a need in this area for more doctors, said Dr. Joanne Roberts, Providence’s chief medical officer. And the best way to attract more doctors…

Everett student-leader on panel to help choose new WSU president

Meet Hayley Statema. The 21-year-old is a loyal Coug. She’s also a Washington State University student body president — right here in Everett. The 2013…

Herald editorial | Building a home for student success

Two events spoke to the future of Everett and the region on Tuesday. One was about strengthening trade ties with the state’s largest international trading…

Everett Herald | Ceremonial ground breaking held for WSU’s Everett branch

EVERETT — With the turn of a few shovels of dirt Tuesday, leaders of Washington State University and Snohomish County began preparing a foundation on…

Seattle Times editorial | WSU North Puget Sound breaking ground on the future in Snohomish County

IT’S a mouthful: WSU North Puget Sound at Everett. Moniker-sensitive administrators insist you don’t call the Washington State University presence a branch campus or future…

Editorial: Making the most of a ‘rare earth’ opportunity

Along with being great Scrabble words, rare earth elements — with names like europium. promethium and scandium — are key components in our cellphones and…

Interim WSU Pres. Dan Bernardo talks Dr. Floyd, what’s next

SEATTLE – Dan Bernardo sits at the WSU offices in Downtown Seattle and can’t help but reflect on the past few weeks. “It’s been a…

WSU to study rare earth elements in Everett

They’re essential to all electronics. Europium. Promethium. Scandium. And others. The second to last rung on the Periodic Table is devoted to the so-called “rare…

WSU North Puget Sound at Everett welcomes more than 70 new students during orientation

EVERETT, Wash. – August 5, 2015 – On Aug. 5, 2015, more than 70 new WSU North Puget Sound at Everett students attended orientation in…

Construction of new WSU building in Everett to begin this month

EVERETT — So they’ve got the money. What happens now? Washington State University received $54.6 million from the Legislature this summer to construct a building…

State’s top aerospace adviser leaves Olympia to join WSU

Washington’s aerospace policy director, Alex Pietsch, is leaving Olympia to join Washington State University as an industry liaison. Pietsch’s priority will be to foster close…

Associated Students of WSU Everett celebrate opening of new medical center

“Governor Jay Inslee visited campus yesterday for an afternoon celebration of the start of WSU’s new medical school to be located in Spokane.

WSU seeks funding for 4-story campus in Everett

“The Board of Regents last week approved the schematic design for the multi-story structure planned at the corner of North Broadway and Tower Street, across…

Higher ed’s future is bright

“As it expands its offerings, WSU will build the foundation for a much-needed and longed-for state university branch campus in Snohomish County…” read more at…

Elder care industry seeks young blood

“Four years ago, [Merrill Gardens, Emeritus Senior Living, Aegis Living] and other businesses

WSU seeks funding for University Center building in Everett

“WSU is seeking $61 million to construct a multi-story building

In a sea of crimson, Voiland College celebrates new name

“A group of mechanical engineering students from the fledgling program at WSU North Puget Sound at Everett made the trip to Pullman.

First dean at WSU North Puget Sound venture leads change

“Paul Pitre remembers the decision that led him down the road to a career in higher education

WSU North Puget Sound welcomes 55 new students for fall

“Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett officially kicked off the 2014 fall semester this week

Teams contend to design, build Everett facility

“Three teams have made the short list to design and erect a new building at Washington State University North Puget Sound Everett. Construction is anticipated…

WSU leadership at University Center means opportunities for students

“Under WSU’s leadership, students can choose from a variety of academic programs — including online options — offered by a consortium of six public universities…

WSU taking over University Center at EvCC

“Washington State University brings its prestige — and an expanded lineup of courses — when it takes control today of the University Center at Everett…

WSU gold rush of Everett begins with new Cougar store

“Washington State University has set up shop in downtown Everett

WSU North Puget Sound Everett sees its first graduates

“The first 23 students in Washington State University’s mechanical engineering program at WSU North Puget Sound Everett