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Collage of this year's three student speakers, left to right: Kian Abdalkhani, Truc Nguyen, Elisabeth Jenkins
Jun. 2, 2023

Meet the 2023 CWU commencement student speakers

Every year, Central Washington University selects student speakers to address their peers at each of the three...

Highline College staff helped put on the YELL Summit on May 13.
May. 29, 2023

CWU-Des Moines, Highline College host successful young women’s summit

The ninth annual Young Educated Ladies Leading (Y.E.L.L.) Female Summit took place Saturday, May 13, at...

Feb. 23, 2023

From the President: VP Student Engagement and Success and Division

Dear Colleagues, I am writing with two very important and wonderful pieces of news as we deepen our commitment to...

A bird's eye view of CWU students studying
Feb. 14, 2023

CWU is Building a Bright Future Focused on Student Access and Success

Central Washington University is looking to build on its increase in first-year student enrollment from last fall with...

Feb. 9, 2023

CWU Board of Trustees to Meet in Ellensburg February 16-17

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting February 16-17, 2023, in Ellensburg...

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...

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...

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...

Dec. 8, 2022

From the President: Update on the Strategic Planning Process

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for the rich participation in Phase II of the Strategic Plan Development process. The...

CWU student play-boxes during 2022 WildFest.
Nov. 28, 2022

Fall 2022 Edition of Crimson & Black Celebrates First-Gen Student Success

In case you missed it, the latest edition of CWU Crimson & Black is hot off the presses.  The 48-page semi...

CWU Logo
Nov. 22, 2022

First CWU Brand Summit Scheduled for December 5

Dear CWU Community, The rollout of Central Washington University’s new brand identity is fast approaching, and...

Rainbow Lights on the SURC, with the Wildcat statue in the foreground
Nov. 22, 2022

CWU Community Stands Together In Honoring LGBTQ+ Lives

Dear CWU Community,  The urgent necessity of our work to model change for equity and belonging was further...