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WSU Global Campus wins national Sloan award for quality online education

Sloan Consortium logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Global Campus has won the Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education from the Sloan Consortium.

The award honors the Global Campus for its commitment to assessing and improving the quality of its online education programs through quantitative application of five quality pillars: Access, learning effectiveness, cost effectiveness, student satisfaction and faculty satisfaction. » More …

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award

James R. Holt
Holt, left, receives award in Germany.

PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the lifetime achievement award at the 2013 TOCICO International Conference in Bad Nauheim, Germany.

The award goes to individuals who have a long career in demonstrating the usefulness of theory of constraints (TOC) tools and have made a significant contribution to the TOC community. TOC solves problems within a company by identifying constraints in management or operations that need to change in order to improve overall performance. » More …

Electrical engineers honor alumna for long-time service

Evelyn Hirt receiving awardPULLMAN, Wash. – Evelyn Hirt has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) William W. Middleton Distinguished Service Award. She is an engineering and technology management (ETM) graduate (’02) of Washington State University.

The award is presented every three years by the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board to honor someone “who, over a long and sustained period of leadership, contributed in an exemplary manner.” » More …

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award

James Holt accepts lifetime achievement award at national symposium in Utah.James Holt accepts lifetime achievement award at national symposium in Utah.

PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the Robert E. Fox “The Race to Excel” Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fifth Annual Continuous Process Improvement Symposium at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

The award is given for continual dedication and contribution to improving processes involving industries, organization, services and individuals.

Holt was recognized for numerous achievements, including his long-standing contributions as the department head of engineering and environmental management at the Air Force Institute of Technology, his impacts on international education and his support of professional students in industry around the world. » More …