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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 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.

WSU Alumni Association Benefits

As faculty/staff of WSU, you can join the WSU Alumni Association using payroll deduction for your membership dues. This means you can enjoying traveling while saving on hotels, car rentals, and planned trips through the WSUAA. To see all the benefits of joining the WSUAA, please visit our website.

To join via payroll deduction, fill out our payroll reduction form today!

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2016 International Annual Conference deadline approaching

The deadline to submit Tutorials, Workshops, Panels, Roundtables and Special Sessions proposals at the International Annual Conference (IAC) is Monday February 15, 2016.

The Technical Program Committee invites submissions for present-to-publish papers, presentations only, or student posters, for the 2016 IAC of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM). The ASEM International Annual Conference is a peer-reviewed conference. Membership in ASEM is not mandatory, and nonmembers are cordially invited to submit contributions. Abstracts are published in the conference book; papers are published on the conference CD and are indexed in ProQuest; presentations and posters are not published. Papers, presentations and student posters are requested in traditional and emerging areas of engineering management.

Some other upcoming important dates are:
February 15, 2016
Tutorials, Workshops, Panels, Roundtables and Special Sessions proposal submission

February 29, 2016
Abstract submissions (up to 250 words) for full paper, presentation only, or student poster

March 21, 2016
Abstract acceptance notification

Visit for more information and other important dates.

E M 538 Lean Agility course mentioned in WSU article

ETM’s course Lean Agility was mentioned in a WSU News article Wednesday February 3 after student uses course concepts to cut turnaround time for forensic DNA. Kristina Hoffman incorporated lean principles into various aspects of the workflow, from DNA case assignment to sample analysis to sample result reporting.

Read about it here.