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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 …

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
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Trick or Treat Event – Donations Needed

On October 31st the J1 and S1 classes will be putting on the 3rd annual Trick or Treat So All Can Eat Halloween community event at the Girl Scout Facility Gym (1404 N Ash St, Spokane, WA 99201). This special Halloween event is for children who can’t have the “typical” Halloween filled with sugar, or for kids who find it difficult physically to go trick or treating.  All of the treats will have a carb count so it’s easy for the parents and children to track. We will also have peanut-free and gluten-free options. There will be … » More …

Dr. Woods and Chancellor DeWald

Photos from CVS

We were honored to host Dr. Nancy Fugate-Woods, dean emeritus of University of Washington School of Nursing and expert on women’s health research, as our 2019 Cleveland Visiting Scholar on Friday. View photos from the event (taken by Cori Kogan).

Research First Friday Oct 4

The presenter schedule for Research First Friday meetings has been finalized.  Attending these events is an excellent opportunity to learn about current research, foster collaboration, and to support colleagues.

Oct 4: Teresa Bigand will present “Magnet Designation: an opportunity to bridge clinical and academic research efforts.”

All events will be posted to the calendar on the College of Nursing website and announced in the Internal News as more information is available.

Nov 1: Kawkab Shishani
Dec 6: Marian Wilson
Feb 7: Lois James
March 6: Andra Davis
April 3: Eka Burduli

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android:

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2019 IENA Legislative Reception Oct. 17

Join local nurses for an evening with area candidates for public office. The candidates will join us to answer questions and learn how they can support Spokane nurses. Suggested topics will be provided or bring your own questions to ask. Please consider participating and inviting your students to this legislative reception.

RSVP via website:

Thursday October 17th, 2019
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spokane Club
1002 W. Riverside Ave.

Free Admission & Appetizers

Cash Bar

Questions?  Call the IENA office at 509-328-8288 or email

RSVP for Tell the College of Nursing’s Story with Joe Albert

The College of Nursing will host an event, led by noted leadership consultant and trainer Joe Albert, on Friday, September 13 at 11:30 AM. Joe Albert will lead College of Nursing faculty and staff through a session to help us tell our story in this, our 50th year.

• Spokane: Room 205
• TC, Yakima and Vancouver: TBD

Lunch will be provided to all attendees, including attendees from Vancouver and Tri-Cities. Please RSVP via the provided link by Monday, September 9.

You’re invited to a Celebration of Life for Cecile Oliver

WSU College of Nursing instructor Cecile Oliver, a friend and colleague to many, passed away on July 6.

On behalf of the Washington State University College of Nursing, and in honor of Cecile’s dedication to the nursing profession, obstetrics and family care, you’re invited to a celebration of her life on Sept. 19, from 4-6 p.m. We’ll gather in the patio if the weather cooperates, otherwise we’ll be inside the College of Nursing building.

We’ll memorialize Cecile in two ways:

Memory box – If you have photos or remembrances, please send them to Addy Hatch, at
Scholarship – A one-time scholarship in Cecile’s honor will … » More …

Join by Zoom to participate in next research cluster meeting

From Janessa Graves:

The next Health Services Delivery Research Cluster Meeting will be December 21,  from 11 am to noon. Please join and invite any colleagues who might be interested in discussing any/all research relating to improving and understanding the delivery of health services.

Where are we meeting?  We will be meeting by Zoom – there are few enough of us that this should be fairly simple and shouldn’t be problematic. Also allows for varying scheduled due to the holidays. You can call in for audio or by computer, phone, or tablet for audio + video. Ideally, we’ll connect with video.  If you are concerned … » More …

Support student bake sale!

Alpha Sigma is a newly chartered chapter of the Alpha Tau Delta (ATD) professional nursing fraternity. This chapter serves to bring all nursing student cohorts together. Alpha Sigma’s goal is to promote camaraderie, leadership, and personal growth of its members by supporting each other and serving the Spokane community.

In order to raise funds for future student events and community projects, ATD will be hosting a Thanksgiving themed bake sale on Wednesday, November 14th in the SAC from 12-2pm and Thursday, November 15th in the Nursing Building from 12-2pm.

The Bake Sale Committee Chair (Becca Wright) and the rest of ATD’s members would like to … » More …