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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 that huge expanse hidden beneath the surface? Nope, not going to happen. "So you’d think the opportunity to work for an ocean exploration company — one that’s building a five-man submersible to take tourists more than 2 miles down into the briny deep — might be pretty low on Walsh’s list of dream jobs. But that’s where he ended up, and he’s loving every minute of it. “It’s been a blast,” he said. "Walsh, 37, spent 12 years in the U.S. Air Force before earning an electrical engineering degree from Washington State University-Everett in 2017. He now serves as the electrical engineering lead for OceanGate Inc., a 9-year-old Everett firm located about a mile from the WSU campus." » More ...

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 with the second class of 15 medical students assigned to the university's medical school hub in Everett. Students thanked legislators for their support of the medical school and discussed their individual experiences so far. “I chose WSU for medical school because everyone here is working toward the same goals and I wanted to give back to my community,” one medical student said. » More ...

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 at Imagine Children’s Museum. Families will learn about the skeletal system, organ systems and universal precautions through fun, kid-friendly activities. The event is invitation-only to families who are involved in some of Imagine’s other programs like After School Science Clubs, Discovery Club Summer Reading Program and Little Science Lab. » More ...

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 busy learning, teaching and engaging! We’ve had a busy month capped by a visit from Washington State University President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo to host their annual Town Hall series. I was proud to see the crowd of Everett students, faculty, staff and community leaders. You came prepared with questions, suggestions and a strong commitment to the Coug community. Thank you for that! » More ...

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 not know spoke with her inside the Parks Cafe then grabbed her butt twice. She said she saw the same man driving a gray van at around 8:30 p.m. on Tower Street near campus. He offered her a ride home and she accepted. In the van, near her home, she reported that he attempted to rape her. » More ...

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 administration roles for over thirty years. Pitre’s appointed term begins immediately. He fills the appointed Position 6 on the 16-member State Board of Education and will serve through January 2023. » More ...

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 a total of 31,478 students across its campuses and other locations for the fall semester, which began Aug. 20. That’s an overall increase of 864 students, or 2.8 percent, and well above last year’s increase of 1.6 percent. » More ...

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 to work. Eventually, she thought she had it. After plugging the system in, the lights went out in her apartment. She wanted to learn what went wrong. Now, she’s majoring in electrical engineering and minoring in software engineering at Washington State University Everett. The Arlington woman and her classmates started fall semester Monday. » More ...

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 North Broadway has been certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainability features in construction and operation. » More ...