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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 11:49am

The PEBB Program loves hearing how your benefits have made a difference in your life or helped you to achieve a goal. 

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We invite you to share your story and tell us how any of your benefits are making a difference in your life or your family member’s life. If your story is selected to feature on the HCA website or in our newsletter, we’ll contact you for more…

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 11:02am

The search committee for the LGBTQ+ Director position within the Division of Enrollment and Student Services is excited to welcome two finalists to campus on Monday, June 6, and Tuesday, June 7. We know schedules are busy during this final week of the quarter and we hope you will be able to join us as we meet with the candidates. The position announcement is here and the finalists' cover…

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 2:00pm

June Drupal Training Sessions Available

Are you new to editing a Drupal site? Or are you a current Drupal user that wants to improve your editing game? There are Beginning Drupal training sessions in May and June:

Wednesday June 8, 9 - 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 9 - 11 a.m. Wednesday July 13, 9 - 11 a.m.

Learn more and reserve your spot at the Beginning Drupal training page.…

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 11:03am

Western employees are invited to join the June Smart Trips Work Challenge! Log at least one work trip each week in June at www.whatcomsmarttrips.org and you will be entered in extra Smart Trips prize drawings. This promotion is only for Smart Trips Employer Partners, so your chances of winning are increased. You can walk, bike, bus, or carpool to work for your trip to count. Prizes include…

Portrait of Travis Tennessen smiling in a classroom.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 10:45am

Travis Tennessen has been appointed to lead the Center for Community Learning as its new faculty director, following a national search that drew a strong pool of candidates. 

Tennessen has been the Center's interim director for the last two years and was Assistant Director for five years before that. With his doctorate in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he is a…

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 3:07pm

The Morse Leadership Institute would like to invite you to our quarterly Community Engagement Project Showcase on Tuesday May 31 from 2 to 3:20  p.m. in Communications Facility 120.

The event will showcase the videos and projects LDST 101 and 450 students have developed as part of ongoing service-learning projects aimed at addressing the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals…

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:11pm

The Western Gives & Grows Endowment Committee would like to show appreciation for those employees who worked onsite regularly during the pandemic. There will be a table setup with pastries and coffee on Wednesday, June 1, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Old Main 100 Hallway (next to the OM Theater entrance). Stop by and say hello!

For more information about the Endowment visit our…

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:08pm

Nine Student Technology Fee Tech Initiatives projects have been awarded for AY 2022. Projects totaling approximately $188,000 include equipment for both the Art Annex and Engineering makerspaces, mass spectrometer enhancements, GPS equipment, and more. Most projects will be implemented over the summer.

“Information Technology Services appreciates partnering with the Associated Students…

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 12:35pm

Western Libraries Heritage Resources has published the Spring 2022 edition of their newsletter, “Heritage Highlights,” which is distributed both in print and online several times a year to recipients locally and around the world.

This edition is also the twentieth issue of the newsletter, which is now in its tenth year of publication. It contains reflections on some major highlights of…

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 12:12pm

Dear WWU Community,

Yet again, we find ourselves mourning following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas yesterday.  My heart breaks for the families who have lost a loved one due to this senseless act of violence, and for all of us impacted by the many tragedies coming so close together.

Too many American lives have been lost to gun violence—not just in…