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Tag Archives: higher education funding

YOU can support WSU by lending your voice


It’s a new year, and we look forward to 2018 being even more exciting for Washington State University’s campuses. Last year, we celebrated the opening of a brand-new medical school that’s bringing hands-on education, impactful health sciences research, and groundbreaking public health outreach to our communities. We dedicated a new academic building at WSU Everett. […]

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What Does Being a Coug Mean to You?


At WSU Impact, we’re unabashed boosters for the value of Washington State University. Between the university’s, groundbreaking research, the career-ready degrees on campuses located across the state and online, top-tier athletics program (go Cougs!), and the way that WSU students benefit and enrich our communities every day, what’s not to love? But you don’t have […]

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Summer Session is a Smart Investment

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There’s a special kind of buzzing quiet that falls over WSU’s campuses in the summertime. After Spring commencement in May, many of WSU students head back to their hometowns, leaving the walkways a little less crowded. But those who stick around for summer session know—it’s actually kind of perfect. Summer school may sound like the […]

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WSU granted accreditation to confer doctor of medicine degree

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Another major step towards ongoing accreditation process for the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine was announced last week, on February 23rd. WSU is now approved to offer a Doctor of Medicine degree in anticipation of the charter class of 60 medical students who will start classes in August of this year. […]

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WSU students convene in Olympia, lend their voices


About 160 WSU students swarmed Olympia on Monday, February 20th, pressing the cause of higher education during the annual Coug Day at the Capitol event. Organized by the Associated Students of Washington State University, the delegation included students from all of WSU campuses — including the Global Campus — speaking with one voice. Of those who […]

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Seattle Times Education Lab – interview with Marty Brown


Education Lab is a Seattle Times project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. In the December 29th edition of Education Lab, reporter Katherine Long conducts an interview with Marty Brown, the executive director of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. He talks about the ongoing needs for education beyond […]

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Top 5 reasons you should join WSU Impact

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There is so much to support when it comes to higher education in Washington State.  As a proud alumni or friend of WSU, you know how important a college degree is to advancing a career, raising a family, and being a life long learner. There are over 196,000 WSU Alumni worldwide cheering “GoCougs!” yet only […]

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Legislature adjourns banner session for Washington State University


Last Friday, July 10th, the State Legislature adjourned sine die, closing out a legislative session for the history books at Washington State University after reaching final agreement on operating and capital budgets for the next two years. Read more from the WSU Government Relations Newsbeat blog: Washington State Government Relations – Newsbeat The State Legislature […]

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Time to thank your lawmakers for an extraordinary session


2015 turned out to be a unique legislative session. This is due in part to its length and relative complexity, yet breathtaking in the positive changes it means for higher education and WSU. Taking 168 days and three special sessions, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed new operating, capital, and transportation budgets on Wednesday, June 30th. Though there […]

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State Operating Budget – cuts tuition, funds new WSU medical school, expands WSU North Puget Sound at Everett


Following months of negotiations, the Washington legislature passed a compromise operating budget for the next two years. After several budget that resulted in steeply rising tuition and cutting funding for higher education, legislators have not only reduced the cost of attending public universities and colleges in this state, they have fully funded the historic tuition […]

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