Division of Student Affairs

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Unique Study Abroad Program Receives National Recognition

As far as Eva Navarijo knows, Washington State University’s First Generation Abroad Program is the only one like it in the nation. After recently learning this program has been named a finalist for the Innovative New Program Award given by GoAbroad.com, Navarijo, director of WSU’s First Scholars Program, has been searching for other programs like it. Learn more...

Election-Related Events Sought from All WSU Campuses for National Recognition

Is your department, class, or student group planning an event or program related to the November 8, 2016 national elections? Your input is needed to help earn the WSU system national recognition for democratic engagement. As a system-wide challenge, events and programs from all WSU campuses are needed. The WSU system is registered for both the national NASPA Voter Friendly Campus designation and the Campus Vote Project’s All In Challenge. Both of these designations will recognize universities for their democratic engagement efforts during this fall’s election cycle. To be recognized, WSU must submit a campus plan this summer outlining efforts on each WSU campus to engage students and increase voter turnout. Learn more...

Intern Witnesses Supreme Court Immigration Deliberations

Washington State University junior Adilenne Villanueva felt anticipation and anxiety while witnessing the United States Supreme Court justices deliberate on a landmark case recently. Riding on the Court’s decision was whether or not over five-million undocumented immigrants in the United States would be protected from deportation and be allowed to work legally in our country. This was part of executive actions put forth by President Obama called DAPA, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Extended DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Learn more...