About the College


The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is home to forward-thinking programs, innovating research and exciting projects.

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is one of the most exciting places to be a student at Eastern Washington University. Our students and faculty constantly work with innovating technology and ideas. Every year, we send students and faculty members to present their research and share their projects around the nation.

Our primary mission is to prepare students for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities. We do so by working closely with students, providing courses that keep up with technological advancements, and working with the local community to solve problems.

Meet Dean BowmanContact Us

Meet Our Staff

Photo of David Bowman, PhD

David Bowman, PhD

Dean
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of David Bowman, PhD
128 Communications Building

Dean Bowman earned his BS, MS and PhD in geology at the University of Southern California.

He was the interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) and professor of geophysics at California State University, Fullerton. Previously he spent six years as the chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at Cal State Fullerton.

Photo of Leslie Cornick, PhD

Leslie Cornick, PhD

Associate Dean
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of Leslie Cornick, PhD
132 Communications Building

Dr. Cornick earned her BA in Biological Anthropology from the University of California, San Diego, her MA in Physiology and Behavioral Biology from San Francisco State University, and her PhD in Wildlife Ecology at Texas A&M University.

Prior to coming to Eastern she was the Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs at Alaska Pacific University. Previously she spent thirteen years as a faculty member and chair of the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences at APU. She currently serves on the board for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.

Photo of Sherry Mowatt

Sherry Mowatt

Administrative Specialist
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of Sherry Mowatt
138 Communications Building
Photo of Audrey Anderson

Audrey Anderson

College Financial Officer
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of Audrey Anderson
126 Communications Building

Audrey Anderson joined the EWU CSTEM team in 2017. She is the CSTEM go-to person for budgetary concerns. Prior to working for CSTEM, Audrey began working at EWU in 2006 in the Office of Grant and Research Development. Audrey earned her BS in Business Administration at the University of Providence (formally the College of Great Falls) located in Great Falls, MT.

Photo of Ryan Weldon

Ryan Weldon

STEM Career Advisor
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of Ryan Weldon
143 Communications Building

Ryan earned his MA in Rhetoric & Technical Communication from EWU. He is the career advisor for STEM students and instructional specialist for the EWU Career Center. He has additionally been the career advisor for students studying arts, humanities, health sciences, and social sciences, and was previously an instructor of technical communication and composition.

Photo of Christy Oliveri, EdD, MEd

Christy Oliveri, EdD, MEd

Student Success Coordinator
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of Christy Oliveri, EdD, MEd
123 Communications Building

Christy Oliveri earned her BA at Bradford College, her MEd at the University of Maine, and her EdD in Higher Education Administration from Montana State University. She has served in and led a variety of student services and support areas, including first-year experience, student success, tutoring, residence life, and advising.

Photo of AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA

STEM Engagement Coordinator
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Photo of AmeriCorps VISTA

CSTEM has received a three year VISTA grant beginning summer 2019. Carly Watkins is our first VISTA, and she comes to us from Oregon State University, where she is finishing up her degree this fall. Carly has a background in community service and served with the Girl Scouts for a number of years. She was very involved in peer mentorship and with student clubs at OSU as well. Please welcome her to CSTEM!

College Governance

See below for governance documents for the College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. These documents will be updated regularly as new versions are approved. Please direct any questions to the CSTEM Dean’s office.

CSTEM Operations ManualCSTEM P&Ps approved