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Lauren Zeutenhorst, CWU's director of executive events
Feb. 3, 2023

CWU events director tapped to lead regional coalition of commencement officers

Central Washington University’s Director of Executive Events Lauren Zeutenhorst has been elevated to a prominent...

2023 Ellensburg Rodeo Queen Alexis Andrews
Feb. 3, 2023

CWU Master’s Student and Employee Crowned 100th Ellensburg Rodeo Queen

Living in Ellensburg for 22 years gives you a unique perspective on the town, the community, and Central Washington...

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Feb. 1, 2023

Diversity Awards Nominations Due Friday

The CWU President’s Diversity Awards are coming up soon and we still need nominations from the campus community...

 John Harrington is an operations supervisor at Kershaw Fruit & Cold Storage
Jan. 31, 2023

CWU Agribusiness program receives $75,000 boost as it continues to expand

The Agribusiness program at Central Washington University is poised to take the next step in its development with $75...

The North Central Washington EOC team, from left: Erica Contreras, Maria Morales, and Israel Garcia-Sanchez.
Jan. 31, 2023

New Wenatchee EOC building bridges in communities that lack resources, access

When you aspire to go to college but higher education doesn’t run in your family, finding an ally to walk you...

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Jan. 30, 2023

Friday Zoom Forum to Focus on Emotional Intelligence and Race

People of color face unique challenges, and these are often amplified when navigating a corporate environment or...

David Puente Jr. is the new director of Washington Department of Veterans Affairs
Jan. 26, 2023

Central Graduate Appointed as Director of state Department of Veterans Affairs

Central Washington University alumnus David Puente Jr. was appointed as the new director of the Washington State...

Gabriel Ryan Jungmann
Jan. 26, 2023

CWU community remembers Gabriel Ryan Jungmann

Dear CWU Community, The past week has been an emotional time for the Wildcat family since we learned of the sudden...

The 2022 President's Diversity Awards winners
Jan. 25, 2023

From the President: Seeking Diversity Awards Nominations

Dear CWU Community,  We are fortunate to be part of a community where so many of our students and employees share...

Jan. 25, 2023

From the President: Promoting Justice and Safety

Dear University Community, Yet another series of senseless acts of violence struck the moral consciousness of America...

Charlie Tadlock, Untitled, 2022, Archival Pigment Print, 16x32 inches
Jan. 25, 2023

CWU art exhibition explores impact highways have had on the land and humans

The Central Washington University Art + Design department will be hosting a Master of Fine Arts mid-thesis exhibition...

Photo of a bazaar in Thailand
Jan. 23, 2023

Student Represents CWU at United Nations Green Summit In Thailand

Emma CrowE never envisioned herself studying abroad when she first applied to Central Washington University, much less...