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Please RSVP for WSU’s strategic plan visioning conference!

Planning WSU’s future.
A day‑long visioning conference designed to create the blueprint for the 2020–2025 WSU system strategic plan

October 28, 2019
8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch provided at campus locations.


Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to register by the end of the week for the Oct. 28 system‑wide visioning conference that will focus on the direction of the university’s statewide enterprise for the next five years.

All of the input gathered during the day‑long conference will be compiled and considered during the drafting of the first iteration of the 2020–2025 WSU … » More …

Fall Student Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

Faculty: It’s that time of year again! Please take some time to nominate an exceptional student for our Fall 2019 Student Excellence Awards. Students can be nominated by faculty and other students. Award recipients must receive at least one faculty nomination to be eligible.

Awards for Fall 2019 – Nominations due Nov. 4

BSN Clinical Excellence
Outstanding BSN Student
Outstanding RN-BSN Student
Outstanding MN Student

View eligibility criteria and download the nomination forms on our nursing website:

CMDhealth Career Fair in Spokane Nov. 6

Faculty, students and recent alumni are invited to attend the upcoming CMDhealth Career Fair in Spokane, WA. This recruiting event will offer job-seeking Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and CRNAs the opportunity to network with talent managers from hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide. There is no charge to attend. Event details are as follows:

Who is Invited: Current students, recent graduates, administrators, and educators
Location: The Historic Davenport Hotel (10 S Post St, Spokane, WA 99201)
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Additional Information: Attire is casual, complimentary food and beverages will be served
How … » More …

Registration open for fall commencement

Fall Commencement is Saturday, December 7, 2019.


The faculty registration is now open through November 30.  Please remember only one person per ID can be signed up so if you are registering for two people (say a Dean and an Associate Dean) contact our office and we will need to enter the second one for you or have them register themselves.

The Faculty Regalia order form from the Bookie is now live. Faculty interested in purchasing regalia or those that want to rent college specific regalia the last day to order will be October 24.  After that date, faculty can still rent … » More …

Women’s Hearth Winter Care Package Drive

The Student Nurse Leaders are doing a Winter Care Package Drive for Women’s Hearth. They would like to invite all faculty and staff to participate in the drive. The students are having a competition to see who can give more towards the drive. The winning class will receive a prize. The needed items Women’s Hearth is requesting are:

Pads (not tampons)
Travel-sized personal care items
Tooth brush
And any other personal care item!
Put your items in the box labeled faculty outside the 105 classroom.


Water off in Nursing building Oct. 16

Proposed maintenance work in the Nursing building, water to the entire building will be turned off on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, beginning at 7:30am. The crew will work as quickly as possible to restore water to the building.  We will inform you when the water is turned back on.  If you foresee this work to cause any issues, please let Norene Phillipson know asap.

Please share this information with others in your department.

Norene Phillipson, Phone:  358-7760    

Spokane Campus portrait session Oct. 11

Need a new or updated portrait for your department website or photo board? Campus photographer Cori Kogan has set up a drop-by portrait session from 11 – 12:30 p.m., Friday, October 11, in SAC 515. Portraits are free for employees.

Have you signed up for campus alerts?

Winter weather came early this year! Yesterday’s snow and downed trees and power lines in some places serve as a great reminder to sign up for Campus Alerts.

A message from campus administration next week will lay out more in-depth protocols for campus operations when weather becomes an issue. Campus Alerts will let you know if operations are delayed or suspended.

Sign up for Spokane Campus here.

College of Nursing Awards Committee Needs Volunteers

The Awards Committee is seeking faculty and staff volunteers. This committee is responsible for all of the college of nursing student, faculty, and staff awards. The majority of these awards are for students and faculty in the pre-licensure BSN  program so those working in that program are especially needed. The committee oversees the nomination and selection processes for all college wide awards. Interested contact the Dean’s office or Renee Hoeksel

ACHNE’s 42nd Annual Institute – Call for Abstracts

ACHNE’s 42nd Annual Institute will be held June 4 – 6, 2020, at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Kentucky.

The abstract submission site for symposia, podium and poster presentations is now open for the 2020 ACHNE Annual Institute. The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to October 28, 2019.

Please review the submission guidelines and the rating form on the ACHNE website. These documents contain important information regarding abstract submission, including what types of abstracts ACHNE does and does not accept and items that you will need prior to starting the abstract submission process. Reviewing this information in advance will greatly facilitate the … » More …