Skip to main content Skip to navigation


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:

Please share info on Dr. Wood’s breastfeeding study

Dr. Natsuko Wood of the College of Nursing is conducting a study involving breastfeeding mothers and is looking for participants to take a short survey. Please share the following with any friends, family, professional networks or contacts you think appropriate:


The Washington State University College of Nursing is conducting a study on assessing breastfeeding relationships between mother and baby.

We are seeking breastfeeding mothers who:

Have started breastfeeding after childbirth
Are breastfeeding baby directly on the breast as one of their feeding methods
Have a healthy, full-term, single baby
Are 1 week to 6 weeks postpartum
Can speak, write, … » More …

WIN abstracts due Oct. 15

The Western Institute of Nursing invites you to submit an abstract in research, project, methodology, or theory development/conceptual format to be considered for a podium or poster presentation at the 2020 conference, which will be held in Portland, Oregon, from April 15-18.


The theme of the 2020 conference is “20/20 and Beyond: Envisioning the Future of Nursing, Research, Practice, and Education”

More information on the call for abstracts can be found at this link:


New Poster Template for WIN

Please note we will have a new/updated research poster template for WIN this year. It will be finalized and … » 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
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.


Yakima Valley IPE Event – Spokane Campus Nov. 15

The Yakima Valley Interprofessional Education Collaborative (YVIPEC) presents:

Success with Interprofessional Practice and Education (SWIPE) – An Interactive Faculty Development Program

Presented by:

Angela Stewart, PharmD, BCPS – Washington State University
Anne P. Kim, PharmD, MPH, MIT – Washington State University
Laura Hahn, MS, FNP-C, ARNP-BC – Washington State University

Friday, November 15, 2019, 1-4 p.m. WSU Spokane campus – room info TBA

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