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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 campus, effective June 3. “My main goals are to raise WSU Everett’s 92% retention rate and develop programing that will enhance the WSU Everett student experience,” McLeod said. “I will also have a strong focus on career services and job placement for our graduates.” » More ...

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 data and communicate past and future trends to solve real-world problems.Graduates in the field are some of the best positioned among their peers to add value immediately when they are hired and see growth in the early days of their career.Murray in one of WSU Everett's state-of-the-art computer labsHaylie Murray, among the first Washington State University graduates in the field, hopes to be an example for future data analytics, mathematics and computer science students. » More ...

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 named as Director of the Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM). He is based at Washington State University Everett. » More ...

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 experience that supports their academic achievement in school and preparation for career success.On April 10, I ask you to join us in #CougsGive, a 24-hour celebration of our students. It will be our first opportunity to come together as a community and support more students through the WSU Everett Scholarship Fund. » More ...

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 began lifting off from Paine Field in Everett this week, so start making plans for WSU football road games in the fall now!Campus activities have been equally exciting. The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication hosted another outstanding Communication Day, and I must add how proud we are to continue the legacy of Edward R. Murrow in his own backyard. Murrow grew up in Skagit County, where he graduated from high school before attending Washington State University. » More ...

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 selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to compete in the Collegiate Wind Competition in Denver, Colo., from June 1-4, 2020. The biennial event challenges multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to develop a project plan based on wind energy market and siting considerations, design and build a model wind turbine and test their turbine against a set of rigorous performance criteria. Participation comes with a $20,000 grant to fund the team’s work through the next year and a half. » More ...

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 the Bargreen’s Coffee Company café. The café is open 7: 00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday. The week of March 11-15 hours will be shortened due to spring break. » More ...

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 for themselves and their families to eat. WSU researchers, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Everett, are working to help those farmers increase their harvest so they can sell their produce at market. “This project aims to enhance family income through family greenhouse gardens,” said Anthony Gromko, WSU Extension assistant professor of Economic and Community Development. “This is a poverty alleviation effort, where we can empower families to increase their economic resiliency.” » More ...