Washington State University

August 2014

Native American Programs News

Welcome to the newsletter of Washington State University’s Native American Programs.  This monthly publication features people and events of interest to WSU’s Native community, alumni, and supporters.

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August 2014

Barbara Aston

Letter from the Director/Tribal Liaison
New staff members join the Native American Programs team, and preparations are under way for another busy and exciting school year!

native.wsu.edu Native Programs has New Website!
WSU Native American Programs is announcing the unveiling of our brand new website!  Visit www.native.wsu.edu to find comprehensive information for both prospective and current Native students at WSU.
Week of Welcome Week of Welcome Offers Smorgasbord of Activities for New Native Cougs
The WSU Native American Programs Office has a full slate of events to welcome new Native American students to campus during the WSU Week of Welcome!
Greg Urquhart Greg Urquhart Filling Retention Specialist Role
Starting this fall, there will be a new Native American Retention Specialist assisting Native students, Greg Urquhart.
Charlotte Ellenwood

Introducing the New Principal Assistant Charlotte Ellenwood!
Charlotte Ellenwood comes to us from Lapwai, Idaho, and will be serving the Native American Programs offices with her strong business background.

Society of Indian Psychologists Society of Indian Psychologists Announces WSU Students as Representatives
Graduate students in the WSU Counseling Psychology Program, were nominated to serve as the student representatives of the Society of Indian Psychologists (SIP).
NWATE WSU Hosts Northwest Association of Teacher Educators Conference
In early June, WSU’s College of Education hosted the organization’s annual conference on our Pullman campus, now NWATE’s second year in the Palouse.
WSU Native Programs

Native American Graduate Student Center News: Remodeling, Research, and RSO's
Remodeling of the Graduate Student Center is nearly complete, resources for research are being located, and Indigenous Grad students now have a registered student organization!

Autumn Jones

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Exploring College Emerging Leaders high school conference October 17-19, and  the 3rd Annual Native Youth Sports Summit at WSU November 16, 2014!


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