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Entrepreneurship Named Top Emerging Program

January 14, 2020 by dmeany

The United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has named Eastern Washington University as this year’s top emerging entrepreneurship program. The 2020 Top Emerging Entrepreneurship Award is widely recognized among entrepreneurship educators as one of the world’s most coveted. “This is a… [Read more]
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Open or Closed? Resources for Winter Weather

by dmeany

During inclement weather this winter, or during emergency situations, Eastern Washington University has several resources to alert you on the latest information regarding the status of university operations. The EWU Emergency Information page contains critical resources to get you through winter, including information on… [Read more]
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Help EWU Celebrate MLK Day with Volunteerism

January 3, 2020 by dmeany

Join EWU students, faculty and staff in honoring the MLK Day holiday—Monday, Jan. 20—with a day of service to those in need in Spokane.     [Read more]
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Eastern Adds Fresh Options at Central Food Pantry

December 23, 2019 by dmeany

Thanks to refrigeration and freezer units loaned by EWU Dining Services, the campus food pantry can now offer students in need more than canned vegetables and boxed mac and cheese. A new location boasts fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, dairy products, eggs and… [Read more]
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EWU Giving Joy Day Moves to April

November 22, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University’s annual Giving Joy Day, typically held on the International Day of Giving the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year, is moving to a new date! Giving Joy Day will now coincide with another important date at EWU—the university’s anniversary on April… [Read more]
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Gift is Music to EWU’s Ears

November 21, 2019 by dmeany

Lynn Nelson ’69 is a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments such as guitars or violins. During the president’s annual Thanksgiving Dessert Reception this year, Lynn and his wife Gail presented the university with a gift as unique as it was generous—a string quartet’s… [Read more]
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Strong Freshman Class and Overall Diversity Highlight EWU’s Fall Enrollment

October 29, 2019 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University continues the trend of attracting a robust freshman class, with final fall 2019 enrollment numbers showing 1,809 first-time freshman taking courses at Eastern. The university also continues to maintain a diverse student population, with more than 34-percent of the student body… [Read more]
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EWU Student Named One of 10 Women of the Year

September 18, 2019 by dmeany

Story from The Spokesman-Review, highlighting its 2019 INLAND NORTHWEST WOMEN OF THE YEAR. As a child Jordan Stevenson was an overachiever. She competed in speech and debate in high school, graduated with honors and loved to volunteer. Then, just weeks before she finished high… [Read more]
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For Kids With Developmental Disabilities, EWU Students Offer Joy

July 12, 2019 by dmeany

There are few things more joyful than watching children play. That joy is perhaps even more palpable when watching children play, grow and learn with the help of Eastern Washington University physical therapy students. Earlier this month, Joya Child and Family Development Center in… [Read more]
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Social Work Students Honor Instructor at Graduation

June 26, 2019 by dmeany

Students from EWU’s School of Social Work commemorated a beloved instructor who passed away last fall by asking one simple question: What would Lu Do? LuAnn “Lu” Brown, who died last October, served the social work profession, the community, and Eastern’s Social Work program… [Read more]
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