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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.

September 19th is Deadline to Drop a Course

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 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, you will have to go to myWSU, select Student Center, click on Enroll, then choose the Drop tab.

  • 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 (8/21/2017 – 12/8/2017) 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, September 19, 2017 course withdrawals cost $5.00 each and are recorded on the student’s transcript as W’s.
  • After Tuesday, September 19, 2017 course withdrawals do not reduce tuition charges.

Register for the Graduate School Prestigious Fellowships Workshops

Applying for external fellowships and grants is an excellent way to fund your graduate education. The process is also a professional development experience for many students who will be seeking academic career placement where grant funding is a necessity. The Graduate School offers training to help students apply for a number of these prestigious fellowships. Read more about the fellowships and register for the workshops here.

Friday, April 28, is the last day to submit a completed petition to drop a course.

This is a reminder that the last day to submit a completed petition to drop courses is Friday, April 28, 2017.

As with all Graduate School forms, the Petition form must be complete and must be submitted to the Graduate School by your Academic Coordinator via their portal. Once you complete the form, please send it to the ETM academic coordinator, Patti Elshafei.

2017 Graduate School Student Survey

The Graduate School will soon be conducting the 2017 Graduate Student Survey to gain insight into graduate student experiences into their programs and the climate within their programs. The survey will be made available to all graduate students enrolled at WSU and only takes 20 minutes to complete. Participation is completely voluntary and all information will remain confidential. Your feedback is important to us, so please be on the lookout for an email from the Graduate School.

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.