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EWU Commencement Photos

June 16, 2018 by dmeany

Photographs from Eastern Washington University’s 2018 commencement ceremonies are now available on Flickr. Nearly 3,200 students (2,642 undergraduate and 534 graduate) were eligible to attend commencement ceremonies at the Spokane Arena on Saturday, June 16. Ceremonies were also held for semester students on May… [Read more]
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EWU Receives College Spark Washington Grant

May 24, 2018 by dmeany

College Spark Washington has announced $1.5 million in Community Grants to help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degree, and Eastern Washington University will receive $149,573 of the funding. Eastern’s Department of Mathematics will utilize the funding to develop, pilot and scale corequisite… [Read more]
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New Online Accelerated M.Ed. Programs

May 15, 2018 by dmeany

Building on its legacy as a teaching institute, Eastern Washington University is excited to announce the launch of six accelerated online Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and one certificate program designed for the working professional. The affordable, highly personalized education offerings include: M.Ed. -… [Read more]
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Get the Most Out of the New EWU Website

May 8, 2018 by Christine Tully

The Digital Communications Team is excited to announce the launch of EWU’s new website on Monday afternoon, May 7. The new site delivers a modern, beautiful first impression of campus, focusing on prospective students. However, there’s a bit of something for everyone in this new… [Read more]
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National Accreditation for EWU in the High School

by dmeany

The EWU in the High School Program at Eastern Washington University is one of 19 college and university programs nationwide to be granted first-time accreditation from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). There are just over 100 accredited concurrent enrollment programs in… [Read more]
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Remembering Professor Emeritus Patrick McManus

April 17, 2018 by eastern247

EWU Professor Emeritus Patrick McManus died Wednesday, April 11, in Spokane. He was 84. During his time at Eastern (1959-1983), he touched the lives of many students with passionate and engaging journalism classes. Many alumni fondly recall him as their greatest teacher and mentor,… [Read more]
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Students team up to improve Colombian public policy

April 3, 2018 by eastern247

It’s a research project more than a half-century in the making. A group of Eastern Washington University Master of Public Health (MPH) students is collaborating with medical students from a university in Bogotá, Colombia, to help the South American country recover from 50 years… [Read more]
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EWU earns distinctive, national recognition

February 2, 2018 by eastern247

By demonstrating continued dedication to high-impact educational practices, Eastern Washington University has been named one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. This recognition shows Eastern has created a truly unique learning environment where students not only earn their college degree and valuable life experience, but they… [Read more]
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Pi Kappa Alpha raises $250,000 for EWU Libraries

October 20, 2017 by eastern247

Four years ago, alumni of the Zeta Nu chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity agreed to set out on a philanthropic endeavor to give back to the university that helped bring them together more than half a century ago. The brothers set a… [Read more]
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Paul Tanaka: EWU’s Longest Serving Board Member

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When asked to reflect on his 15 years as a member of the Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees, Paul Tanaka’s thoughts go to the first-year students now on campus. “Some of this year’s freshman class were only four or five years old when… [Read more]
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