Works by Vestal, Sisson earn recognition


Shawn Vestal (’08 MFA creative writing, ’05 interdisciplinary studies), already a winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for his collection of essays, Godforsaken Idaho, is now the winner of the Pushcart Prize for his story, Winter Elders, which originally appeared in the journal Ecotone. Vestal’s work is also … [Read more...]

Finalists announced for founding dean of new college


EWU Provost Rex Fuller has announced the three finalists for the position of founding dean of EWU’s newest college, the College of Health Science and Public Health. "I want to express my deep appreciation to the search and screen committee for their efforts in developing a highly qualified pool of candidates," said … [Read more...]

EWU Foundation funds 11 proposals with SSB Grants


The Eastern Washington University Foundation has awarded more than $25,000 in funding to 11 proposals for the fall quarter Start Something Big (SSB) Grant program. The Foundation’s SSB program is available each quarter to support the efforts of faculty, staff and students. Winning projects enhance the university and … [Read more...]

Toys for Tots effort underway at EWU


The holidays are fast approaching and that means the annual Toys for Tots holiday effort is underway on the EWU campus. The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) and the local Marine Corps Reserve Unit are working together to help provide and distribute toys to local underprivileged families with children who might … [Read more...]

EWU promotes Sweater Days, Better Days


EWU Sweater Days, Better Days is an environmentally friendly, economically viable, socially acceptable, fun action campaign to promote awareness of energy consumption and how to lower costs during the winter months. 2014  EWU Sweater Days November 7 - Wear your EWU spirit sweater December 4 - Wear your Holiday … [Read more...]