Blogs

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:53pm

Rebecca Beardsall, Senior Director of Marketing, Conferences and Publishing (Extended Education) reads almost 100 books a year. Why does she read so much you ask? To open up the world.

“I get to know other cultures, other thoughts while exploring history and the future. Books are a way to see the world in a different light. For me,…

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:08am

One of the many things that makes Western so unique is its abundance of art.  The University has been collecting sculptures since 1960 and now has a nationally acknowledged Outdoor Sculpture Collection. Western's collection began with James Fitzgerald’s “Rain Forest,” and has now grown to include over 36 different sculptures.

WWU students have presented several different…

Suzan Bartee

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 2:09pm

Suzan Bartee graduated from Western Washington University’s Human Services program located in Everett in 2014. She now works as an employment specialist at TRAC Associates in Seattle. Bartee recently shared some thoughts on her experience as a Western student:

Q: What was the deciding factor that led you to choose Western?

A: I respected Western’s reputation for quality…

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 5:15pm

Attn: Tenured, Tenure Track and Benefits-Eligible Non-Tenure-Track Faculty:

Just a reminder that effective on your June 25, 2018 paycheck, all tenured and tenure track faculty who are normally on a 9-month academic year appointment (including department chairs), as well as all non-tenure track faculty who are benefits eligible, will have their health care premiums and optional life…

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:53pm

As long as I remember, I’ve loved to write. So, when it came time to make decisions on what classes and major I’d pursue as a freshman at Western, I was both excited and nervous.

Should I pursue English? What about Journalism? Maybe I can be a publisher or a blogger.

During the summer before my first year at Western, I still wasn’t sure what…

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:15pm

After hearing positive reviews from former students about Western Washington University’s Educational Administration program in Bremerton, Stephanie Brush decided to do some research.

Already knowing she liked Western’s positive reputation among her colleagues, she was pleased to learn she could have face-to-face coursework with the opportunity to meet regularly with professors and…

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Amy McClellan is proud of attending Western in Everett and earning her Master in Teaching degree. She commented that Western set her apart from other candidates when applying for a teaching position. Watch her story of becoming a high school English teacher here and learn more about Western’s MIT program by visiting wwu.edu/MIT.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:15am

Educational Administration alumnus Amy Reisner decided to attend Western Washington University’s Bellingham campus after hearing recommendations from colleagues. However, Reisner knew about Western’s Woodring College of Education’s reputation well before hearing about it from others.

It was during Reisner’s time at Western’s Bellingham campus that she not only learned the value of…

Young man in grey business suit and tie stands outside in front of a green leafed maple tree

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:15am

Zachary Yarbrough is a recent graduate of Western Washington University’s business administration program. Yarbrough, who attended Western’s Poulsbo location , recently provided some answers about his experience in the program before moving to Southern California.

What was the deciding factor that led you to choose Western?

It was the closest school that had in-person…

Portrait of Dustin Nicholson, young man with goatee beard on a white background.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 9:15am

Returning to school can be stressful. Managing a job and caring for a family can be enough responsibility for many people; but recent Western Washington University graduate Dustin Nicholson isn’t one of those people.

Nicholson enrolled in Western’s Rehabilitation Counseling graduate program in Everett after hearing about the campus and faculty from co-workers.

“Co-workers from…