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CWU Alumni in the News

Anthony Peterson ('10) Community Q&A: OIC's new CEO Anthony Peterson is in the 'helping people business

Nolan Teasley ('07), Aaron Hineline ('05) CWU Alumni Get Promoted Within Seahawks Organization

Alejandro Sanchez Ochoa ('17) [10/6/2021] Movers & Shakers: Colorblind photographer Alejandro Sanchez Ochoa's Passion is Vivid

Olivia Olason ('19) [10/5/21] 2021 Student Loan Debt Relief Awardee Named

Jennie Warmouth ('00) [10/1/21] Spruce Elementary Teacher Receives Global Recognition

Tracy Pitzel ('05) [09/23/21] Central Washington University accountant nearly knocks off "Jeopardy!" champion

Megan Roberts ('99) [08/13/21] Kent-Meridian graduate becomes new Covington police chief

Mathew Freiheit ('01) [07/29/21] Xos, Inc. Adds to Leadership Team with Senior Engineering Hires

Joanna Garner [02/21/20] The Intriguing Personality – and Story – Behind ‘100 Heartbreaks’

Mark Hottowe ('82) [09/03/19] Retired educator Mark Hottowe appointed to ESD 112 board

Doug Wood ('89) [03/04/19] Eminent Conglomerate CEO Discusses Leadership Principals with CWU Students

Vania Zuno [10/26/18] Working Overtime: Vania Zuno of 5 Salsas

Lori Erickson [08/10/2018] CWU Alumna Helps Create Lean Learning Experience

Michael Wansley ('18) [08/09/18] CWU Alum and ‘Thrift Shop’ singer performs with Seattle Opera(link is external)

Mary Ann Kerr ('97) [07/22/18] Central Alumna has Nine Books Published, Tenth Coming in September

Mark Perez ('00) [07/15/18] Service Learning Provides CWU Students with Real Life Guam Experience

Brock Tidball [5/16/17] CWU Alumna Throws Out First Pitch At Seattle Mariners Game

Douglas A. Munro [03/30/2017] Coast Guard Cutter Named for Hero From Cle Elum

Camille Jones ('10) [09/19/2016] Elementary-School Teacher from Quincy, and CWU Alumni, Named 2017 Washington Teacher of the Year

Maju Qureshi ('13) [6/30/16] CWU Alumna Selected for Women and Democracy's Leadership Institute

Tony Johnson ('96) [09/10/15] Chinook's new leader spearheads fight for national recognition

Mike Allen ('74) [09/3/15] Driver Award goes to history professor Mike Allen

Brian Kooser ('12) [08/25/15] Giant puppets to invade Ellensburg

Joe Rotter ('01) and Joel Turner ('98) [08/20/15] Archery event planned in Yakima Canyon

Miesha Tate, ND [08/12/15] Tacoma UFC star Miesha Tate: ‘I wanna be next to fight Rousey’

Michael Wansley, ND [08/7/15] ‘Thrift Shop’ star Wanz returns to software testing job after ‘surreal’ year on tour with Macklemore

Courtney Jones ('88), Evan Jones ('87), and Kim Jones ('87) [07/30/15] Three generations bond through love of running

Patrick Blair ('13) [07/24/15] Men's Rugby Alum Patrick Blair Earns Bronze at 2015 Pan-Am Games

Kelly Noyes 2008 [07/17/15] New internal medicine doctor at KVH

Paul Crawford ('08) [07/11/15] Union Bank names Paul Crawford manager of Totem Lake branch in Kirkland

Heidi Bunker ('96, '99) [06/18/15] New Principal Hired to Lead Centralia Middle School

Linda Hardy ('84) [06/17/15] New principal hired for Kiona-Benton City Elementary

Tim Stanfill ('12) [06/17/15] Vancouver’s Tim Stanfill on U.S. Rugby training squad

Douglas Wood ('87) [06/15/15] Alumnus, Tommy Bahama COO, speaks at CWU graduation

Anthony Langdon ('96) [06/15/15] Kennewick School District Sees Changes in Staffing

Michael Pham ('03) [06/10/15] Auburn man appointed VP at Highline College

Chrissy Yamada 1983 [06/5/15] CFO Chrissy Yamada revitalizes EvergreenHealth after dark days

CWU News

CWU selects new executive director of Institutional Effectiveness

September 21, 2023


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September 20, 2023


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