13-14: Student Excellence

For the first time (at least in collective memory) Western's academic departments were asked to name an outstanding graduate among their master's degree recipients. 

The Outstanding Graduate Students for 2013-14 were: 

Shannon Affholter, Everett MBA Program…

Twelve of Western's 22 sport club teams advanced to the national level of competition in their respective disciplines in 2013-14. 

The Men's Lacrosse and Women's Ultimate teams advanced to nationals for the first time. Other teams that appeared in their national…

Molly Hartshorn, student employee manager for the Music Department, was named Western's Student Employee of the Year and later won the Washington state title.

Hartshorn was nominated by Music's Heather Dalberg, who wrote, “Molly is the type of person who enjoys begin given…

The Pacific Northwest Society of…

By Brianna Kuplent
Intern, Office of University Communications and Marketing

Western Washington University honored its Outstanding Graduates for the 2013-2014 academic year at spring Commencement Saturday, June 14.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a…

Men's soccer forward Andrew Weishaar and women's soccer forward Kristin Maris are the Western Washington University Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year for 2013-14. The announcement w as made Tuesday at the fifth annual Dub-Dub-Blue awards ceremony. It is the second straight…

Western Washington University national champion javelin thrower Bethany Drake has been named the 2014 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Outdoor Field Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Drake, a sophomore studio art major from Sandy, Ore., with…

Anelese Webster participated in the May 21, 2014,…

A team of six Western Washington University students won $10,000 for their NOVA Solar Window plan at the 6th Annual Environmental Innovation Challenge…

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