14-15: Community Outreach

Western's Center for Service-Learning, which bridges WWU faculty and students to community organizations for collaboration, helped thousands of students engage in meaningful partnerships through their classes. 

A total of 214 courses at Western included a service-learning…

Western's Small Business Development Center provided hundreds of hours of business counseling to Whatcom County businesses and helped create or retain about 100 jobs in 2014, the most recent reporting period. 

Among SBDC's highlights in 2014: 

The center served…

Faculty from WWU’s Behavioral Neuroscience Program and Biology and Psychology departments gather for quarterly neighborhood round-table discussions about brain science.

“Neuroscience on Tap: Bring Your Own Brain (BYOB)” events are free and typically held in a downtown…

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center is part of the most comprehensive small-…

The Dean’s Lecture Series takes faculty expertise and knowledge from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences into the community in an ongoing effort to foster closer connections, share intriguing and timely information, and inspire conversation.

The 2014-15 series, open to the…

Co-sponsored by Western Libraries and the Pickford Film Center, the Masters of Japanese Cinema series is one of the Pickford's longest-running and most-loved series.

Series curator Jeff Purdue, a WWU librarian, consistently selects some of the best films…

CJ Seitz has been hired as director of Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in downtown Bellingham.

“We’re excited to hire CJ to lead the SBDC,” said Steve Swan, Western’s vice president for University Relations and…

As Western Washington University’s Compass 2 Campus (C2C) looks ahead…

Western Washington University’s Compass 2 Campus has been recognized as a top mentoring program by Mentoring Works Washington.

Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college…

Western Washington University's Regina Barber DeGraaff never really thought about hosting her own radio show, but her curiosity in science and her desire to make the subject more accessible to all helped influence her decision to start the show “Spark Science.”

DeGraaff…

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