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Groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for new Everett University Center building

EVERETT, Wash. – August 21, 2015 – WSU North Puget Sound at Everett interim chancellor Bob Drewel today announced a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the Everett University Center on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. “This ceremony represents the success of more than 30 years of work by this community to bring access to high-quality, in-demand baccalaureate degrees to the North Puget Sound region,” said Drewel. “We are excited to share this important milestone for WSU North Puget Sound at Everett and our Everett University Center partners with the community.” » More ...

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 advance of the first day of classes on Aug. 24. The students come from a variety of backgrounds: community college graduates; military; college transfers; and college graduates earning a more in-demand degree. They come from as close as three blocks from campus, north of Arlington or as far south as Kent. All are taking the next step for their careers with WSU North Puget Sound at Everett. “We are delighted to provide students with an array of hands-on baccalaureate programming that fits the needs of the North Puget Sound region,” said academic dean Dr. Paul Pitre. During the morning, Pitre told students, “We are bringing the best programs that WSU has to offer to Everett, starting with engineering, business and communications. We have an excellent cadre of faculty and staff who you see here right now.” » More ...

City of Everett honors late WSU President Elson Floyd

EVERETT, Wash. – July 29, 2015 – A resolution recognizing the service, accomplishments, and vision of late Washington State University President Dr. Elson Floyd was signed by Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson today after being unanimously approved by the Everett City Council. “Elson Floyd was my friend and education partner who shared our vision to bring higher education opportunities to the citizens of Everett and the region,” said Mayor Stephanson. “President Floyd’s courage, commitment and action to bring Washington State University’s world-class higher education to our community will transform the lives of students and families for generations to come.” » More ...