15-16: Student Life

Center for Service Learning's student employees and first-year students in the center's Service Leaders program received a Students Serving Washington Award for their proposal to reduce recidivism in Washington through mentoring and education. 

The Social Entrepreneur Award…

The Academic Advising Center continues to experience an increase in student advising. Spring 2016 saw an increase of 9 percent in student advising visits compared with spring 2015 and an 18 percent increase in winter 2016 compared with the previous year.

The AAC attributes 2015…

Western's  “Together Against Sexual Violence” website is a new, comprehensive resource for students and employees who have experienced any type of sexual misconduct, including harassment, discrimination or sexual violence (sexual assault, dating violence, domestic…

Western's International Buddy Program is a student-initiated, student-run program designed to help new international students in the transition to Western and Bellingham. 

Incoming international students are paired with US students who serve as points of contact before arrival…

Counseling Center staff members produced 25 short videos during the 2015-16 academic year to help students develop their repertoire of coping strategies. 

The videos cover topics such as mindfulness, grounding, breathing techniques, nutrition, social coping and self-talk. There…

Western's Counseling Center increased outreach programs by 233 percent during 2015-16, more than tripling the number of outreach programs available to the campus community. 

The Counseling Center's outreach programs grew from 89 to 297, with an increase in attendance of 235…

Stephanie Cheng has been elected Western Washington University’s Associated Students president for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Associated Students (AS) is both the association of all WWU students and the official student governing body. The AS is responsible for providing a…

About 2,030 students graduated from Western Washington University in two spring Commencement ceremonies at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium June 11.

About 1,825 undergraduate and 205 master’s students were expected to graduate from Western June 11. Spring Commencement…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees approved a student fee increase Friday that will help build and maintain a major expansion of Western’s Ethnic Student Center.

The fee, no more than $30 a quarter to start no earlier than fall 2017, previously won approval from…

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