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ETM director spearheads new smart city project

Washington State University has joined with six private and public partners on a formal agreement to develop Spokane’s University District into a smart city living laboratory.

“We’re excited to be part of this group that is leading smart city innovations for healthier people, safer neighborhoods, smarter infrastructure and a more sustainable environment,” said Kim Zentz, director of WSU’s Engineering and Technology Management program, who is leading the project.

The group, which also includes Avista, the City of Spokane, Itron, McKinstry and the University District Development Association, has signed a memorandum of understanding. The partners will align efforts to create a living laboratory for the design of cities of the future in the 770-acre University District, which is located north of I-90 and east of Division Street adjacent to Spokane’s downtown core.

Visit https://news.wsu.edu/2016/09/28/smart-city-living-lab-partnership-moves-forward/ for more information!

Global Campus students invited to Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo!

Global Campus students and their families are invited to Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo on August 20th with free admission, catered lunch, resource fair, giveaways, and a chance to meet fellow students, as well as a special opportunity to interact with animals!

This event is hosted by your student government, ASWSU Global. It runs from 10am to 2pm, but guests are welcome to stay until the park closes at 6pm.

Visit http://aswsu-online.wsu.edu/events/seattle_rendezoo.aspx for more information!

Summer session drop/withdraw deadline

Summer session is here and so is the new drop/withdraw deadline finder!

Summer sessions have highly compressed timelines for drops and withdraws. This new tool allows students to easily look up drop and withdraw deadlines on a course by course basis.

Find it here!

Cyber Coug Fitness Club

Wellbeing Online is excited to bring this opportunity to global campus students- the Cyber Coug Fitness Club: Gym Reimbursement Program! As part of this program, global campus students can submit receipts for membership to their local gym and complete healthy habits to earn up to $100 each semester!

And all it takes is 3 easy steps:

  1. Fill out the registration form.
  2. Purchase your membership and submit your receipt.
  3. Complete healthy habits!

Reimbursement payments will be made on a semester basis.

  • For Fall memberships (Sept. 1- Dec. 31), submission deadline is December 1st.
  • For Spring memberships (Jan. 1- Apr. 31), submission deadline is May 1st.
  • For Summer memberships (May 1- Aug. 31), submission deadline is August 1st.

For more instructions visit http://wellbeingonline.wsu.edu/physical/cyber-coug-fitness-club/

myWSU is Going Mobile!

Students can now easily access myWSU via phone or tablet with the new myWSU Campus Mobile app. The app will provide quick access to the items you use most in myWSU. View your schedule, checklist items, holds and grades. Register for, add and drop classes. You can even get directions to your classes!

The app is available for free through the iOS app store and the Google Play Store.

Global Cougs Graduation Gala

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The Office of International Programs and International Students’ Council invites you to the Global Cougs Graduation Gala, Thursday, May 5, from 3 – 5 p.m. at Ensminger Pavilion.

The event is open to all international students, as well as domestic students who have had an international experience at WSU and graduated in fall 2015 or are scheduled to graduate in spring or summer 2016. Free food and a graduation gift will be provided! If you ordered a graduation sash through the Global Learning or Global Services Departments, you can pick up the sash prior to or at the event. Students are encouraged to wear their graduation cap and gown.

Please visit https://ip.wsu.edu/on-campus/graduation/ to RSVP by April 28.

Attention Spring Graduates

Congratulations to the WSU Global Campus spring graduates! ASWSU Global is holding two graduation receptions in your honor, one in Pullman and one in Seattle.

Pullman reception
Join your fellow graduates from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 6, the evening before commencement, in the CUB Junior Ballroom. We’ll have a catered dinner, guest speakers—including a graduating student—and a photo booth. You are invited to bring up to five guests to help commemorate this joyous and life-changing occasion.
Campus Tour: If you arrive early, we’ve arranged a tour of campus for students and guests. It will take about two hours and begin before the reception. Please be prepared to walk across campus.

Register here by April 22!

Pullman lodging: ASWSU Global has reserved a block of rooms for Saturday, May 7, at the Pullman Holiday Inn Express. For reservations, call 509-334-4437, and mention you are with the Global Campus. The room rate is $289 plus tax.

Seattle reception
For those unable to attend the Pullman ceremonies, ASWSU Global will hold a graduation luncheon in downtown Seattle from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
The celebration will include a catered lunch, keynote speaker, a chance to mingle with other grads, and a photo booth. Each graduate can bring up to five guests to share this proud occasion.
The reception is at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, just a few blocks north of Pike Place Market.

Register here by April 16!
Directions here.

Registration for Fall 2016

Monday, April 11 is the first day Graduate and Professional students, Veterans, Seniors (more than 90 credits), and students seeking a second degree (Post-Bacc) can register for the Fall 2016 semester.

Monday, April 25 is the first day former students, non-degree seeking students, and all newly admitted students can register for the Fall 2016 semester.