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May 2017

Lecture at the MAC will trace Margaret Sanger’s Spokane connections

05-17-2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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Two people in Spokane played important roles in activist Margaret Sanger’s road to founding Planned Parenthood – a wealthy socialite who befriended Sanger, and a young engineer who eventually became her business partner in a contraceptives company. Sanger’s Spokane connections will be the topic of a talk on May 17 by Richard Sola, a former administrator with Eastern Washington University. Sanger visited Spokane in 1916, part of a national tour where she gave talks on birth control and the importance…

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November 2017

Special screening of “Defining Hope” documentary

11-01-2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$8.85 – $11.35

"Defining Hope" follows eight patients with life-threatening illness, and the nurses who guide them in making critical decisions along the way. Nurses who attend will receive 1.25 free contact hours for watching the film and completing an evaluation. Brought to Spokane for a one-night screening by the Washington State Nurses Association and the WSU College of Nursing. Order tickets in advance at or buy them at the box office.

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December 2017

CougNurse Alumni and Friends Holiday party

12-06-2017 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Maryhill Winery Spokane, 1303 West Summit Parkway, Suite 100
Spokane, Washington, 99201 United States
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WSU sign with shield

Please join us at the 2017 WSU College of Nursing alumni holiday gathering to celebrate CougNurses and Friends at the new Maryhill Winery tasting room in Kendall Yards. A flight of regional wines will be offered at the cost of $10 per person. Additionally, any wine purchased at the event will be 10% off. Appetizers will be provided. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, December 6th! We are excited to support a Coug business owned by Craig '82…

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May 2018

WSU Spokane Commencement May 2018

May 4 @ 2:00 PM
Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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2017 BSN graduate at commencement
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June 2018

Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection

June 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
McKinstry, 850 East Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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Pictures of Nursing: Zwerdling Postcard Collection brochure

This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine explores a unique archive of nearly 2,600 postcards featuring images of nurses and the nursing profession from around the world. The postcard is a fleeting and widespread art form, and nurses and nursing have been frequent subjects of postcards for over 100 years. In fact, no other art form has illustrated the nursing profession so profusely, using such a variety of artistic styles and images. The History of Medicine Division, National…

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September 2018

The Power of Touch in Healthcare

September 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
WSU Spokane College of Nursing, 103 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., ground floor lobby
Spokane, WA 99210-1495
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Enrico De Luca, critical care nurse and doctoral student from Sapienza University of Rome, will present The Power of Touch in Healthcare on Friday, Sept, 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in SRNS 119. Attend a brown bag lecture about his experience training nurses in massage techniques and researching the effect of therapeutic touch on patients, families and nurses. » More information

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October 2018

Trick or Treat So All Can Eat

October 31 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Center for Clinical Research & Simulation, 410 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99206 United States
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three kids in costume

WSU College of Nursing students are hosting this second annual event for kids with dietary restrictions or other special needs. There will be games, crafts and prizes, plus carb counts on all of the treats, gluten-free options, and a peanut-free environment. The location, in the Bookie building on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus, is accessible. Best of all, it's free, with free parking. Accessible entrance is on the south side of the building.    

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