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Campus Safety Signs Point The Way

December 12, 2018 by dmeany

If someone asked for directions to Patterson Hall, how would you respond? Those who have previously struggled to navigate Eastern Washington University’s campus can rest assured; EWU Construction and Planning Services is in the midst of a project that will update EWU campus addresses,… [Read more]
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EWU Hosts PUB Preview

October 22, 2018 by dmeany

A large crowd of students, faculty and staff turned out to see Eastern Washington University’s newly renovated Pence Union Building (PUB) on Friday, Oct. 26. The PUB Preview festivities began with a celebratory ribbon-cutting, followed by an open house, tours, music and a variety of… [Read more]
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EWU Co-hosts U.S. Senate Debate

October 15, 2018 by dmeany

Spokane-area universities and community colleges are teaming up to host a senatorial debate this month featuring Maria Cantwell and Susan Hutchison. Spokane Community College will be the site of the U.S. Senate debate scheduled for 3-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Lair Student Center,… [Read more]
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Record Freshman Class at EWU

October 8, 2018 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University has enrolled a record number of first-time freshman for the fall 2018 quarter, and the overall student body headcount and diversity remain strong. The freshman class this year totals 1,758 new students. This not only surpasses last year’s total by 123… [Read more]
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Addressing Rural Mental Health Needs

October 5, 2018 by dmeany

The scenario is sadly familiar: You might be walking down the street in Spokane and encounter someone who is clearly experiencing a serious emotional disturbance or suffering from mental illness. You want to help, but you don’t know how, so you pass by and… [Read more]

New Online Master of Education in Special Education

September 18, 2018 by dmeany

CHENEY, Washington - Eastern Washington University has announced the launch of an addition to their current graduate programs – a 100 percent online, accelerated Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education. Students can begin applying to the M.Ed. in Special Education Program immediately. Delivered… [Read more]
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EWU adds Career Development to College of Distinction Recognition

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CHENEY, Washington - Sept. 18 - Eastern Washington University has been honored as a 2018-2019 Career Development College of Distinction! This reflects Eastern's commitment to four distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community and Successful Outcomes. Learn More This comes on the heels of… [Read more]
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Grant to Help EWU Preserve Natural Land on Campus

August 29, 2018 by dmeany

*This story has been updated from its original version with the exact amount of funding awarded to EWU for this project. CHENEY, Washington - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected Eastern Washington University to receive funding under the EPA’s Environmental Education Grants Program… [Read more]
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Award Honors EWU in the High School Teacher

June 26, 2018 by dmeany

Textbooks, paperbacks, atlases and magazines fill every shelf in her classroom. Maps of the world, the United States and the local town adorn the walls, along with quotes from historic figures, postcards from around the world, hand-drawn art work, high school memorabilia, thank you… [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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