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Molly Gagnon
Jun 7, 2017

New Students: Earn Your First Year Leadership Certificate

Jun 7, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Welcome new students, we're thrilled to have you on campus! Emerging Leaders is the largest and fastest growing leadership certificate program at WSU, with over 200 students--and we want you to take advantage of this opportunity. Designed to take highly motivated first year students, participants will develop their skills to be future leaders at and beyond the University. The program kicks off with a leadership weekend allowing students to ask questions and create meaningful connections. T...

Evelyn Martinez
Apr 27, 2017

5,000 students will be there. Will you?

Apr 27, 2017 by Evelyn Martinez

Each year New Student Programs host the Community Resource Fair at Dining Services’ All Campus Picnic. Last year over 5,000 participants celebrated the new academic year while enjoying a barbecue lunch, music and the community fair. The 2017 All Campus Picnic is Friday, August 18 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. This year’s picnic will be located on Cougar Way (formerly Colorado Street). The All Campus Picnic Community Resource Fair is a great opportunity for Registered Student Organizations to hos...

Molly Gagnon
Apr 20, 2017

News Release: Student leaders drive change for club

Apr 20, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Pullman, WA, – For the first time in Student Entertainment Board (SEB) history, three sold-out concerts were hosted at WSU: Marshmello, Lil Yachty, and Khalid. As ticket sales continue to climb for this weekend’s Springfest, this annual event was bestowed the 2016 national award for “West Best Annual Event” through the National Association for Campus Activities. Natasha Baron, director of SEB, shares how the success is contributed to each executive member leading with passion, heart, and a t...

Evelyn Martinez
Apr 19, 2017

Public Notice: Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Washington Administrative Code

Apr 19, 2017 by Evelyn Martinez

PUBLIC NOTICE Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Washington Administrative Code— Standards of Conduct for Students; Practice and Procedure Washington State University will conduct a public hearing on proposed amendments to WAC chapter 504-26 – Standards of Conduct for Students and WAC chapter 504-04 – Practice and Procedure on May 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in Lighty Student Services Building, Room 405, Pullman, WA  99164.  Notice of this public hearing is hereby given in accordance with pr...

Molly Gagnon
Apr 13, 2017

Student Leader of the Month: April

Apr 13, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

About: Anita Mendoza has been an active member of MEChA for four years, aiding in increasing awareness and strengthening the Chican@/Latin@ student community at WSU. Anita currently serves as the committee’s chairwoman, and has coordinated multiple large events held by MEChA that have continued and expanded their mission of providing support and community for Chican@/Latin@ students. Anita is also involved in Greek Life and has been an active voice for the multicultural student community. Th...

Molly Gagnon
Mar 28, 2017

RSO Funding

Mar 28, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

The CougParents Funding application is now open: March 27 - May 5, 2017 at 5:00p.m. In order to allow registered student organizations the opportunity to plan for next year in advance, the board has decided to post the application in the spring. Decisions will be made by the end of May, and the contact person on the application will be notified. This awarding period is for next school year beginning in August of 2017. Please follow this link to the application: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.c...

Evelyn Martinez
Mar 22, 2017

RSO Community Workshop Series

Mar 22, 2017 by Evelyn Martinez

Don't miss these great opportunities to grow your RSO leadership skills and strengthen your current or future RSO! Five Dysfunctions of a Team: The first step towards reducing misunderstandings and confusion within a team is to understand that there are five dysfunctions, and that each one that applies has to be addressed separately. March 22 @ 11am in CUB 310 March 23 @ 3pm in CUB 406   Motivating Club Members: Motivation and performance of organization members are essential tools f...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 27, 2017

Student Leader of the Month: February

Feb 27, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

About: Celia Balderas is a Coug from Pasco, WA. As a first-generation college student, Celia has worked hard to involve herself in the Pullman community. Celia serves on the CUB Advisory Board and is heavily involved with the Chicana/o Latina/o Student Center, Greek life, and multicultural conferences and organizations. She is also involved in the NUFP Fellowship and recently received the Undergraduate Rising Star award at the2016 Northwest NASPA Conference. “Part of my leadership story is ...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 20, 2017

Paid Positions: Cougar Leadership Team

Feb 20, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

The Leadership Center | MISSION STATEMENT The Leadership Center in Student Involvement provides empowering, innovative, and educational programming that strives to build successful leaders by developing them to find their passions, engage in leadership theory and its practical applications, and foster community, in promoting a culture of leadership at WSU. The Cougar Leadership Team (CLT) is led by a student executive director and several student staff members who are trained on facilitatio...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 14, 2017

[Past] Student Leader of the Month: January

Feb 14, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Hannah Donnelly struggled with mental illness as young adult, and is now pursuing a degree in psychology to become a public health promotions specialist focusing on suicide prevention. Hannah is an active member of her sorority and church, and also founded the WSU chapter for the non-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms, a group dedicated to providing support and educating students about mental health and suicide prevention. Hannah is full of kindness and a no-questions asked, judgm...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 8, 2017

Run for the ASWSU Annual Elections

Feb 8, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

ASWSU is holding its annual election and we want YOU to run for a position! Come receive FREE PIZZA and SODA in TODD 216 on Wednesday, Feb. 8th at 5:30 PM to learn about opportunities to get involved with ASWSU.  Declaration of Candidacy forms are available on CougSync and outside of the ASWSU offices on the 3rd floor of the CUB.  If you want to run for an ASWSU position, all Declaration of Candidacy forms are due by 12:00 PM on Friday, Feb. 10 in the Student Involvement Office.  If you h...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 7, 2017

[Past] Student Leader of the Month: December

Feb 7, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Leoma James grew up attending private schools in Seattle, WA, and is studying political science, communications broadcasting, and comparative ethnic studies to continue her family’s legacy of activism and involvement in revolutionary movements. Leoma has been actively involved with the VIBES conference, Black Student Union, God’s Harmony, and the African Friendship Association. Leoma consistently empowers and challenges others through dialogue, supports others in their time of need, and enga...

Molly Gagnon
Feb 2, 2017

CUB Space Available for RSOs

Feb 2, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Looking for an office space for your student organization or department? The Compton Union Building is accepting applications to fill open office space. Be at the heart of campus alongside other key players in the WSU community, including Student Involvement, ASWSU, the Office of Multicultural Student Services and more. Apply for space at Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 10.

Molly Gagnon
Jan 20, 2017

Get Involved Week

Jan 20, 2017 by Molly Gagnon

Pullman, WA—January 20, 2017– WSU Student Involvement welcomes back all students with Get Involved Week to occur January 21 – 28, 2017. Student Involvement will host a table January 23-27 in the Compton Union Building from 10:00am-2:00pm. The table will offer opportunities of over 350 registered student organizations, thousands of campus events and leadership roles in which students can sample. Get Involved Week begins at the ASWSU Leadership Summit on January 21 from 9:00am-7:00pm in the C...

Molly Gagnon
Nov 10, 2016

Student Leader of the Month: November

Nov 10, 2016 by Molly Gagnon

Pullman, WA- This November the Leadership Center has selected Kyle Strachila to receive the honor of “Student Leader of the Month”, an award that distinguishes student leaders that encourage others to learn and engage with leadership offerings at WSU. Elected as ASWSU Vice President in April 2016, Kyle empowers his staff to be the best student leaders they can be by choosing to lead by example. Strachila firmly believes in the merits of servant leadership and offers students advice on beginn...