Washington State University

November 2012

Office of the Tribal Liaison News

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

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November 2012

signers of the MOU 15th Anniversary of MOU Celebrated

About 70 tribal dignitaries, Native alumni, current students, and WSU faculty and staff gathered Friday November 9 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Washington State University and area tribes signing a historic Memorandum of Understanding.

go cougs!

Native Sports Summit: What It Takes to be a College Athlete

The Tribal Liaison’s Office and Cougar Athletics are joining forces to bring Native middle and high school students to campus for a college basketball game and an informative conversation on sports opportunities at Washington State University.

Amelia McClung out on a fire line. Anthropology Student Combines Education and Experience

When WSU senior Amelia McClung graduates this May, she will be starting her career with a job lined up and experience under her belt.

Plateau Center

Introducing Plateau Center for American Indian Studies

Washington State University’s Plateau Center for American Indian Studies offers students an opportunity to become educated in the area of regional Native American culture.

John Herrington

Native American Astronaut Inspires WSU and Community

John Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma, made history on November 23, 2002 when he became the first ever Native American in space. Herrington took time to share his success story on November 7th at Washington State University.

Amber Wise

 Salute to Student Veteran Amber Wise

Serving her country during the war in Iraq helped WSU junior Amber Wise decide what she would like to do with her psychology degree when she graduates.

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