Ann Beck

Western Washington University has secured $20,000 towards a scholarship for veteran students, and is actively working to raise the remaining $5,000 needed to make it an official endowment.

According to Ann Beck, assistant director of Veteran Services at Western, the $20,000 comes from…

100+ Women of Whatcom, a group started by Western faculty and staff members that holds fundraising events in the spring and fall every year to gather donations for local nonprofits, recently raised nearly $6,000 for Futures Northwest, an organization in Bellingham that helps aspiring college…

Western Washington University’s Veterans Services will host a Western Women Veterans panel from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 in Fraser Hall 201.

This event is free and open to the campus community.

The panel is a partnership between the Veterans Service Office, Western…

Heather Mueller and her husband Richard have a lot to thank their Doberman pinscher, Alvin, for.

Both Heather, who is now a senior at Western, and her husband served in the military for nearly a decade, where they were primarily responsible for repairing and working on ejector seats for…

Beginning spring quarter, Western Washington University’s Karen W. Morse Institute for Leadership will be a host location for FourBlock, a career-readiness program offered free to veterans enrolled at Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, and Bellingham Technical…

Beginning this fall, Western Washington University is offering full tuition waivers for students who are veterans that have exhausted their GI Bill® benefits.

The GI Bill® normally covers about four years’ worth of tuition. However, some programs might take longer, and remedial courses…

This spring, the Western Washington University Veteran Community will celebrate 66 students as they graduate from Western. Of those 66 graduates, 27 are veterans and the remaining 39 are children or spouses of veterans.

Graduates are leaving Western with degrees running the gamut…

Veterans and other community members from throughout the area met at Western Washington University on Tuesday, March 22, to discuss ways to meet the most pressing needs of Whatcom County veterans.

The morning session at the Whatcom County Veteran's Summit focused on the…

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