Computer Science Alumni Endowed Scholarship Awards First Scholarship

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After two years of planning and several contributions from alumni and faculty, the Computer Science Department will award its first Computer Science Alumni Endowed Scholarship to a student pursuing a bachelor of science degree in computer science. Ultimately, department faculty hopes the scholarship will financially … [Read more...]

Accreditation Granted for BS in Mechanical Engineering

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Eastern Washington University’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program has been accredited by ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). This is EWU’s second engineering program that has been accredited, with electrical engineering being the first. Eastern Washington University has … [Read more...]

EWU Computer Science Alumni Endowment Hits $25,000

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Eastern Washington University’s Computer Science Alumni Endowment has reached the $25,000 mark, thanks to a 20-month fundraising effort that reflects the growing interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. Starting in the spring of 2011, computer science graduates were asked to give $1,000 … [Read more...]

Transforming STEM Classrooms

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*This is an excerpt Grants Messenger winter newsletter and is authored by Tracy Springberry* While 50 percent of the economic growth in the U.S. is in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), companies often cannot fill the skilled positions. Across the country, very few young people choose to … [Read more...]

From the President: Budget Update

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Dear Campus Community: Governor Gregoire released her budget Tuesday, December 18, and although the budget proposal maintains higher education funding at its current level, the budget continues to present some issues for the institution. The university continues to grow, therefore, a flat budget continues to degrade … [Read more...]

FIRST Photos: Robots Go Wild at EWU

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For the first time ever, EWU hosted nearly 1,400 students competing in one of 55 national FIRST Robotics Competitions. The middle and high school students, many with an interest in science, technology and math (STEM), were on campus as part of the two-day competition. The teams, which came from throughout Washington, … [Read more...]

A Word From Dr. A: Spring Has Finally Arrived!

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Spring has arrived on the Eastern campus, and it is energizing to walk around the mall area and enjoy the warmer weather and daily festive activities that make this time of year remarkable. There are many highlights to share since we returned from spring break. After a lot of planning, Eastern was pleased to … [Read more...]

From Rex Fuller: Science Olympiad, “Go Eastern” Events on Campus

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Dear Campus Community: I want to take a moment to remind you of a major event happening on our campus this week, one which will result in a bit more traffic and excitement on campus. As part of our continuing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs, Eastern Washington University … [Read more...]