CWU News


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...

Three Veterans Brew Day participants with a keg
Dec. 6, 2022

CWU Students Partner with Ellensburg Brewing to Create Veterans-Inspired Beer

Local beer aficionados are invited to drop by Ellensburg Brewing Co. this winter to sample a pint of Red, White and...

Dec. 5, 2022

From the President: Masks Strongly Encouraged this Week

Dear Colleagues, As you may remember, in my November 14 email, I notified the university community that the...

CWU students walking in the snow
Nov. 28, 2022

From the President: CWU Community Prepares for Inclement Weather

Dear Colleagues,  As we approach the late fall and winter seasons, it is important that we prepare for university...

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...

Promotional graphic for "The Politics of Beauty"
Nov. 21, 2022

‘The Politics of Beauty’ Will be Screened November 30 in the SURC Theater

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 30, when Central Washington University will welcome the director of Stewart...

The Washington Student Achievement Council logo
Nov. 16, 2022

CWU Awarded Grant to Assist Homeless Students

Housing insecurity and homelessness can have a significant impact on a  student’s ability to successfully...

Iran protest for Mahsa Amini, fall 2022
Nov. 15, 2022

CWU to Host ‘Art of Global Protest: Iran 2022' Zoom Event on Friday

Central Washington University will host a live Zoom event on Friday, November 18, titled “Art of the Global...

Holiday gifts under the tree
Nov. 14, 2022

CWU President’s Holiday Gift Project Needs Sponsors

Central Washington University is hoping to deliver some joy to children in our community this holiday season with the...

A generic COVID-19 vaccination card
Nov. 14, 2022

From the President: Update on COVID-19 Vaccination Policy at CWU

Dear Colleagues, Over the last year and a half, Central Washington University has taken steps to protect the health...

Sexual Misconduct and Title IX graphic
Nov. 10, 2022

From the President: Gender-Based Violence Prevention Workgroup

Dear Wildcat Community, The well-being of our students and employees is a top priority for Central Washington...

CWU students place flags in the Walnut Mall for Veterans Day 2021.
Nov. 10, 2022

From the President: Time to Pause and Honor our Veterans

Dear CWU Community: Every year on November 11th, our nation pauses to honor the brave service men and women by...

CWU Visual Arts graduate and gallery attendant Victoria Philp.
Nov. 9, 2022

The Journey to Becoming a Public School Art Teacher

Have you heard that Central Washington University recently reintroduced the Visual Arts Education program? In the...

CWU President Jim Wohlpart speaks November 4, 2022
Nov. 4, 2022

CWU President Recognizes Challenges, Remains Optimistic About the Future

Central Washington University aspires to reach a new level of influence in the state and region in the years to come by...