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Picture of the two teams from Mount Stewart Elementary heading to the World Championships
May. 1, 2023

CWU-Supported Elementary School Robotics Club Sends Two Teams to World Championship

A lot goes into making a robot perform its assigned tasks in an efficient, controllable way. Design, programming, and...

A CWU student uses American Sign Language
Apr. 18, 2023

CWU educator discusses challenges facing deaf and sign language studies in Washington

CWU’s Deaf and Sign Language Studies coordinator Taralynn Petrites is working to remedy the shortage of deaf...

CWU Trustee Jeff Charbonneau
Apr. 13, 2023

CWU Trustee discusses the importance of offering early college credits

Central Washington University Board of Trustees member and alumnus Jeff Charbonneau wrote an editorial for the Tri-City...

The CWU Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of Dr. T. Andre Feagin.
Mar. 10, 2023

CWU Wind Ensemble earns ‘crowning achievement’ with selection to WASBE International Conference

The Central Washington University Wind Ensemble has built a stellar reputation over the years among its peers across...

Mar. 8, 2023

From the President: Heart of Higher Education Conference 2023

Dear Colleagues, I am writing with a special opportunity to join a group of Central Washington University faculty,...

Fulbright Scholars Top Producing Institution logo
Feb. 13, 2023

CWU Recognized as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Top Producing Institution for 2022-23

Central Washington University added a shiny new honor to its résumé last week when it was named a Fulbright U.S....

 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...

Dr. Amy Hoover shows a CWU student around the inside of a small aircraft.
Jan. 6, 2023

Longtime CWU Flight Instructor Featured in Alma Mater’s Magazine

CWU Aviation Professor Dr. Amy Hoover is featured in the latest edition of TCU Magazine in an article title...

An image of a professor assisting a student working on a desktop computer.
Dec. 20, 2022

LEADER Grant To Help CWU Bolster Teacher Diversity in North Central Washington

Becoming an educator requires teachers to develop trust with their students and possess a detailed understanding of the...

The fall 2022 computer science cohort at CWU-Des Moines
Dec. 13, 2022

CWU-Des Moines Computer Science Program Building Interest, Momentum

Finding enough workers to satisfy the ever-growing demand in the technology industry continues to be a challenge for...

Students from the Yelm Teacher Academy in a classroom and touring CWU Ellensburg
Dec. 8, 2022

CWU-Led Teacher Academies Equips Young Educators for Success

Becoming an educator is both an art and a science, requiring knowledge of the principles that help impart knowledge to...

The 2019 McNair Scholars graduating cohort at CWU
Oct. 19, 2022

CWU McNair Scholars Program Receives Five-Year, $1.31 Million Federal Grant

The TRIO McNair Scholars Program has made an indelible mark on Central Washington University since it was introduced in...