CWU News


CWU honored Dr. Martin Luther King with an event in the SURC Theatre on January 12.
Jan. 17, 2023

DEC Event Pays Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Central Washington University’s Diversity and Equity Center (DEC) hosted a special MLK Remembrance event on...

CWU Sustainability Officer Jeff Bousson
Jan. 17, 2023

New CWU Sustainability Officer Has Big Plans for Upcoming Year

Central Washington University recently welcomed Jeff Bousson as our new Sustainability Officer. Since joining the...

Photo of Richard Middleton-Kaplan
Jan. 11, 2023

CWU to Host Human Rights Activist for Virtual Presentation Next Week

The CWU College of Arts and Humanities will host author and human rights activist Richard Middleton-Kaplan on Tuesday...

Josh Murillo with actor Jack Champion at the premiere of "Avatar: The Way of Water"
Jan. 10, 2023

CWU Alum Making a Name for Himself in Hollywood as a Personal Trainer

CWU College of Business alumnus Josh Murillo made his mark on the silver screen recently as a personal trainer for one...

Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963.
Jan. 10, 2023

From the President: "The Fierce Urgency of Now" — Honoring Dr. King

“We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to...

A photo of skidder operator James Lee Wilson, taken in 2004.
Jan. 9, 2023

New Exhibit, Events Planned at CWU Museum of Culture & Environment This Winter

The Central Washington University Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) is hosting a new exhibit this winter called...

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 APOYO volunteer organizes donated food supplies.
Jan. 5, 2023

Two-Year Agreement Allows APOYO to Remain in On-Campus Location

Central Washington University and APOYO reached a new two-year agreement last fall that will keep the community support...

Pack the Pantry logo
Jan. 3, 2023

‘Pack the Pantry’ Drive Needs Support from Campus Community

The annual on-campus food drive at CWU will be held throughout the month of January, and the Wildcat Pantry needs help...

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...

Dec. 19, 2022

Governor Inslee’s Proposed Budget Supports Critical Priorities for CWU

A number of Central Washington University priorities were included in the proposed state budget released by Governor...

Stock image of laptop sharing information
Dec. 15, 2022

Help Kittitas County improve broadband availability by completing online survey

Kittitas County residents who would like to see their internet speeds improve are asked to participate in a brief...

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...

Pack the Pantry logo
Dec. 13, 2022

January ‘Pack the Pantry’ Drive Needs Support from Campus Community 

The annual on-campus food drive at CWU will be held throughout the month of January, and the Wildcat Pantry needs help...

CWU Provost Michelle DenBeste, right, and AUAP Director Nicki Kukar meet with representatives from Asia University.
Dec. 12, 2022

Asia University Partners Welcome CWU Provost and AUAP Director

CWU Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Life Michelle DenBeste and Asia University America Program...

Dec. 12, 2022

New Grant Funding Helps CWU Geology Continue Its Legacy of Excellence

Central Washington University’s Department of Geological Sciences has a long-standing reputation of passion for...