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ETM Online Information Session (Webinar)

Washington State University’s ETM program prepares engineering and business professionals to make strategic and operational decisions and become leaders in the management of technology. Courses provide practicing engineers with the knowledge, tools, and skills to manage projects, operations, organizations, and people.The ETM program is specifically tailored for professionals who want to advance their careers while still working full time. Learn about the ETM master’s degree and graduate certificate programs, opportunities and careers in ETM, admission requirements, and the application process. Come talk to us and see if this is the right fit for you!

April 6, 12pm (PST) with Dr. Alice Squires

April 12, 5:30pm (PST) with Dr. David Paulus

April 13, 12pm (PST) with Dr. Luna Magpili

April 17, 5:30pm (PST) with Dr. Russ Johnson

Join the webinar here.

IMAGINING TOMORROW: STEM and the Future of Work

IMAGINING TOMORROW: STEM and the Future of Work

 a film by Hal Calbom and Sustainable Media Partners

                   In association with Washington State University and Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow

will be premiered at WSU on Monday, March 26th, 10:30 am at CUB Jr. Ballroom. 

The screening is part of the 43rd Edward R. Murrow Symposium. Comments and Q and A by Hal Calbom and sponsors to follow.

Hal Calbom is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Engineering and Technology Management Program at Washington State University.

The event is sponsored by Itron. 

Additional Symposium information and agenda can be found at www.murrow.wsu.edu/symposium.

Last day that to drop a course without penalty is Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 is the last day that a student may drop a course without penalty.  Drops will result in the course being removed from the student’s transcript.

To drop a course, students will go to myWSU, select Student Center, click on Enroll, then choose the Drop tab.

Then they will take the following steps:

  • Select the class by clicking on the box to the left of the course and click “Drop Selected Classes.”
  • Click “Finish Dropping” to process request.
  • View the results of request. A green check mark under the status indicates success.

The drop will show throughout myWSU immediately, in real time.

Notes:

  •  Deadline applies only to regular term (1/8/2018 – 4/27/2018) classes.
  • Some holds will prevent a student from dropping a class, but not all do. Select the details link to see what impact the hold has, and what action is needed. Students must contact the appropriate office to release the hold.
  • After Tuesday, February 6, 2018 course withdrawals cost $5.00 each and are recorded on the student’s transcript as W’s.
  • After Tuesday, February 6, 2018 course withdrawals do not reduce tuition charges

WSU’s Engineering and Technology Management ranks among nation’s best once again.

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture’s online Master of Engineering and Technology Management (METM) program is again ranked among the best online graduate engineering programs in the nation by US News and World Report. Established in 1982, WSU’s METM program serves engineers and technical professionals from around the globe who aspire to gain the skills and knowledge to more effectively manage projects, people, organizations, and technology. The program is tailored for the working professional with live, interactive online courses. WSU’s online graduate engineering offerings also include a Professional Science Master’s degree in electrical power engineering and Master of Science in software engineering. These programs aim to address high industry demand for engineers with advanced education and skills.

ETM faculty recognized as one of the “20 Professors in Engineering Technology to Know”

Luna Magpili, clinical associate professor in the Engineering and Technology Management program, has been recognized as one of the “20 Professors in Engineering Technology to Know” on OnlineEngineeringPrograms.com. The list is comprised of some of the outstanding professors and Universities in the field.

Dr. Magpili received her PhD in systems engineering from the University of Virginia, where her research focused on service systems planning and methods to aid infrastructure and capital investments. She has extensive experience as an industrial engineer and consultant tasked to improve the quality and productivity of various Philippine manufacturing and export enterprises. She also served as program officer for International Relief and Development and managed the supply chain and knowledge management involved in relief work across the globe. Dr. Magpili currently serves as panel reviewer to various programs at NSF, NASA, and DoD. She also serves as referee to various journals, such as Risk Analysis, Environmental Science and Technology, and Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. She is currently a member of ASEE, ASEM, and INCOSE.

Order your commencement ceremony regalia on March 24

There will be a Grad Fair at the Alumni Centre between 8AM to 6PM on Wednesday or Thursday, March 22 or 23, 2017 for on campus students to rent their cap and gown. Master’s regalia rental price is $77.00 and includes gown, hood, university yoke, cap and tassel.

If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair or are off campus you may order your regalia directly online at Jostens beginning Friday, March 24. The cost will increase to include shipping. Contact the Bookie at (509)332-2537 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com if you have questions.

Please take note of the following:

  • April 14, 2017 is the last day to order regalia.
  • All rentals must be returned to the Bookie (located in the CUB) by 7PM on Monday, May 8th, 2017.
  • The Bookie is open 8:30AM to 7PM on Saturday, May 6th; 9AM-5PM Sunday, May 7th, and 7:30AM – 7PM Monday, May 8.
  • Masters graduates will keep the cap and tassel.
  • Male Candidates remove academic caps during the posting of the colors and national anthem.
  • Master’s, MBA, Doctor of Pharmacy, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates wear the university yoke underneath the master’s or doctoral hoods.
  • Tassels are to be worn on the right side for all graduates.

Read more about the Academic Costume Code.

WSU Global Connections holds online professional development events

From WSU Global Connections Website:

Launch your career with these free online professional development events throughout the spring semester! By attending online career sessions, you can build a foundation of skills necessary to start your career after you graduate from WSU Global.

  • Salary Negotiation
    Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. PT
  • Using LinkedIn Effectively
    Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. PT
  • Advanced Resume Writing
    Mar. 1 at 5:30 p.m. PT
  • Networking
    Apr. 12 at 6:30 p.m. PT

Learn more and register here.