CWU News


SOIL Artist Collective sample
Sep. 21, 2022

SOIL Artist Collective Exhibit Opens September 29

Beginning next week, the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at CWU will host Tangents … i was thinking about the stars...

New students stand with Wellington Wildcat on campus
Sep. 21, 2022

Thousands of Students Descend on CWU Campus as Fall Classes Begin

The CWU-Ellensburg campus and eight university centers and sites are open for business, with fall classes...

Bite of the Burg logo
Sep. 15, 2022

Local Businesses, Community Members Prepare for Bite of the Burg

The Ellensburg community is gearing up for the annual Bite of the ‘Burg street festival, which will take place...

CWU alumnus Doug Wood
Sep. 12, 2022

CWU Alumnus, Tommy Bahama CEO Featured in Forbes Magazine

One of the most distinguished business alumni from Central Washington University has been featured in Forbes magazine...

Police training stock image
Sep. 6, 2022

REMINDER: CWU Library to Close Thursday for Multi-Agency Training Exercise

The Central Washington University Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a multi-agency training exercise on...

CWU STEM education students work on a project
Sep. 6, 2022

CWU Teach STEM Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Enrich Teachers

Central Washington University has received a $1.5 million, six-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF),...

Public health professional
Sep. 5, 2022

CWU Partners With Edmonds College To Streamline Public Health Degree

Central Washington University has established an articulation agreement with Edmonds College designed to streamline the...

Photo of Leah Valverde
Aug. 29, 2022

CWU Human Resources Manager Earns Senior Certification

Central Washington University Human Resources Manager Leah Valverde has earned the Senior Certified Professional (SCP...

Dominic Klyve holds his two awards
Aug. 24, 2022

CWU Mathematics Professor Takes Home Two National Awards

Central Washington University Mathematics Professor Dominic Klyve has been honored with two high-profile national...

Jenny Dechaine
Aug. 24, 2022

Dechaine Named CWU Associate Dean/Director of the School of Education

Jenny Dechaine has been named the new Associate Dean/Director of the School of Education of the College of Education...

Police training stock image
Aug. 23, 2022

CWU Library to Close September 8 for Multi-Agency Training Exercise

The Central Washington University Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a multi-agency training exercise on...

COVID_19 vaccine vials
Aug. 16, 2022

From the President: Update on COVID-19 Protocols

Dear Colleagues, I am writing with an update on our COVID-19 protocols in light of a new directive from Governor...

David Hartless, CWU Student Trustee
Aug. 16, 2022

Governor Appoints David Hartless as Student Trustee for 2022-23

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome David Hartless as its Student Trustee for the...

Map of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Aug. 10, 2022

CWU Emergency Management Team Assists On Large-Scale FEMA Exercise

Over the past year, CWU’s Office of Emergency Management assisted the Washington State Emergency Management...

Jason Knirck, interim dean of CAH
Aug. 10, 2022

Jason Knirck Named Interim Dean of CWU College of Arts and Humanities

Longtime Central Washington University history professor Dr. Jason Knirck has been named Interim Dean of the College of...

Photo of Wendy Holden
Aug. 4, 2022

CWU Director of Disability Services Wins Inaugural RADD Award

Central Washington University’s Director of Disability Services Wendy Holden recently won the Disability...