CWU News


Mar. 28, 2023

From the President: Update on Values and Strategic Plan Framework

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for the rich feedback on the draft values and strategic plan frameworks. We had 43 offices...

Dietetics student Jessica Benton provides nutrition education using interactive models and graphics.
Mar. 28, 2023

CWU Dietetics Student Named Intern of The Year

An internship is often a student’s first steps into the reality of their chosen profession, and for Central...

Central Washington artist Tarra Hall-Ward
Mar. 27, 2023

CWU fine arts alumna’s chemistry-inspired work on display at Clymer Art Museum

A CWU alumna’s science-inspired artistic journey was recently featured in the Ellensburg Daily Record...

A sample piece from artist Rob Rhee's art exhibit
Mar. 27, 2023

‘Roote Wordes’ art exhibit opens April 6 at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University will be hosting an exhibition of new work by artist Rob...

CWU Theatre Arts student Genavive Anderson
Mar. 24, 2023

CWU Theatre Arts students shine at annual festival

Central Washington University Theatre Arts student Genavive Anderson took center stage at last month’s...

CWU Theatre Arts senior lecturer Jerry Dougherty
Mar. 24, 2023

CWU Theatre Arts lecturer joins exclusive company with Gold Medallion Award

A Central Washington University Theatre Arts faculty member stole the show at last month’s Kennedy Center...

Jared McFarlin plays piano at Madras High School
Mar. 21, 2023

CWU Music Education graduate brings commitment, time, and care to students in Oregon

Central Washington University Music Education graduate Jared McFarlin spent his childhood fascinated by music. Now, he...

CWU's Samantha Bowman takes the ball to the hoop
Mar. 20, 2023

Wildcat basketball star adds NCAA Division II Player of the Year award to trophy case

The postseason accolades just keep piling up for Samantha Bowman. The CWU women’s basketball star—who...

CWU Interim Dean of CAH, Dr. Jason Knirck
Mar. 13, 2023

Interim Dean of CAH publishes new book on the Irish Free State

CWU’s Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) Dr. Jason Knirck proudly announced last month that...

CWU President Jim Wohlpart
Mar. 13, 2023

President Wohlpart speaks at Chamber of Commerce ‘State of the Community’ event

Central Washington University President Jim Wohlpart was one of the featured speakers at last week’s State of the...

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,...

CWU President Jim Wohlpart congratulates Dr. T. Andre Feagin on receiving a 2023 Diversity Award.
Mar. 6, 2023

Diversity Awards celebration honors 16 influential figures on campus, in the community

Central Washington University paid tribute to some of the community’s most influential advocates for diversity,...

CWU basketball player Samantha Bowman
Mar. 7, 2023

Bowman's record-setting season leads Wildcats into NCAA Tournament

It’s been a banner year for the Central Washington University women’s basketball team and their senior...

Washington Employers for Racial Equity banner
Mar. 6, 2023

WERE leadership training program building momentum in 2023

Central Washington University’s goal of helping create more equitable, inclusive work environments for people of...

CWU Director of Residence Life Dr. Ian Miller
Mar. 3, 2023

CWU Residence Life director named president-elect for Northwest housing organization

Central Washington University's Director of Residence Life Dr. Ian Miller has been named president-elect...