Spokane employee earns master’s degree

Photo: WSU’s Bonnie Wagner will graduate with a master’s degree during WSU Spokane Commencement ceremonies May 4. (Photo courtesy of Bonnie Wagner). Bonnie Wagner never thought attending and graduating from Washington State University was a possibility. Now it is a reality. Wagner, a first-generation college student, is graduating from WSU Spokane with a master’s degree […]

First Hmong-American to be awarded WSU doctoral degree

Ger Moua, a 1992 Mead High School graduate, will be awarded a WSU’s doctor of philosophy degree in counseling psychology on May 6. University officials said that WSU records show that Moua is the first Hmong-American student to be awarded a doctorate degree from WSU.Moua was born in Vientiane, Laos, and is the youngest of […]

WSU Spokane, SFCC facilitate smooth transition for transfers

A recent agreement between WSU Spokane and Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) will provide a smooth transfer process and an efficient pathway to graduation for students pursuing a bachelor of science in informatics (BSI) degree at WSU.The articulation agreement establishes a means for SFCC students to certify into the program prior to their transfer to […]

Unique degree may revolutionize professions

Diet and exercise go hand in hand, which propelled WSU Spokane to design and offer an undergraduate degree that combines the two concepts. Introduced last fall, the Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Metabolism enables health-science students to pack a one-two punch in nutrition and exercise.“By creating this integrated program, we are transcending […]

Liberal arts/tech degree has employers recruiting

A new WSU degree combining technology and liberal arts has employers eagerly seeking qualified graduates. The degree is called digital technology and culture (DTC).To create this unique degree, liberal arts and technology courses were combined. Today there are 150 students majoring in DTC.If a parent questions: Can my child get a job with this degree? […]

Spokane to offer new degree

Washington State University Spokane has become one of a few universities in the nation to offer an interdisciplinary degree integrating concepts and principles of exercise science and nutrition.The Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology and metabolism focuses on biological interrelationships between exercise and nutrition, as well as social/psychological aspects on exercise and nutrition and the […]

Doctor of design degree receives state approval

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State University has become the second university in the nation to offer a doctoral degree in professional design. The new degree program was approved late last month by the Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board. Offered through the Interdisciplinary Design Institute at WSU Spokane and available on both the Spokane and Pullman campuses, […]

Sport management degree exceeding expectations

WSU’s bachelor of arts degree in sport management — expanded from its 1985 beginning within the Recreation and Leisure Studies program — is five years old and rapidly exceeding expectation. The 2002 projection of 125 students was surpassed with an enrollment of over 200, according to director Joanne R. Washburn. The only established program in […]