The WWU Office of Sustainability is once again facilitating its Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that connects the campus community to local food producers who deliver boxes of their fresh items directly to campus.
Dance in Concert Auditions
Student Outreach Services (SOS) recently announced that its Peer Mentor Program is now an internationally recognized and certified peer-to-peer support program through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) as of June 1, 2020, and is now certified as having completed the International Peer Educator Training Program Certification (IPTPC) program.
Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).
The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:
- Matt Hardy
- Benjamin Heezen
- Diane Rydberg
- Alena Washburn
Refer to the RSP website for additional information, guidelines, and application forms.
Faculty Summer Research and Creative Activities Grants
Proposals due to chairs: Oct. 13
This program provides faculty with up to $6,000 to engage in projects that will result in significant advancement of their professional development and field of research, scholarly, or creative work. The Research Advisory Committee makes funding recommendations to the Vice Provost for Research.
The Western Washington University Women's Basketball program is participating in a Race for Change, joining several collegiate basketball programs across the nation.
After 10 years as Western Washington University’s Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, Rich Van Den Hul has announced his retirement effective summer 2021.
Huxley Speaker Series: Fall 2020
ONLINE - See Zoom or YouTube details for connection information
Western Washington University's James Miller, an assistant professor of Canadian-American Studies, Salish Sea Studies, and Environmental Studies, will present "Placemaking and Climate Change Migration" Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom as the first installment of the 2020-2021 Huxley Speaker Series.
Parking Permits Are Required for Fall Quarter
Permits are required when parking on campus this fall
As part of Western's Wise & Well U program, the Benefits Department will hold a flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 14 for onsite critical employees. If you are not working on campus, it is recommended you visit your doctor or pharmacy covered by your insurance to get your flu shot.
To make this convenient as possible, pharmacists from Fred Meyer will be on-site at the Viking Union Multipurpose Room to administer the vaccinations.
An online scheduling tool will be available soon. Stay tuned.