Skip to main content Skip to navigation


Nominate a colleague for the CON 2019 Spring Awards

Show your appreciation for faculty, staff and students by submitting nominations for those who should be recognized for their outstanding service and achievements.

Review the different awards, access the forms, and submit nominations at: 

For more information, contact any of the committee members: Sandy Carollo, Tullamora Diede, Janessa Graves, Renee Hoeksel, Anita Martinez, Janet Purath, or Laura Wintersteen-Arleth.


Undergraduate midterm grades due Feb. 27

Midterm Grades are due February 27
Submit midterm grades in myWSU by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, by 5 p.m. for all undergraduate students

Navigation to the Midterm Grade RosterFaculty should go to Faculty Center, and then choose the My Schedule tab.  This will present every class for grading.  TAs or others will need to find the Faculty Center by going to Main Menu > Self Service > Faculty Center > My Schedule.

Grading:  Click on the Grade Roster icon to the left of the class you wish to grade. Once ALL grades have been entered for ALL students listed on the grade … » More …

Upcoming Doctoral Examination: Teresa Bigand

CANDIDATE: Teresa L. Bigand
FOR THE DEGREE: Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
PLACE: SNURS 203 (presentation) and SNURS 420 (exam)
DATE: March 1, 2019
TIME: 10 a.m. to noon

THESIS TITLE: “Weight Status among Prescription Opioid Users with Chronic Pain”

DISSERTATION/THESIS COMMITTEE: Marian Wilson, Chair; Lois James; Ruth Bindler

All members of the examining committee are required to attend and vote. The examination cannot
be conducted until all the graduate’s committee are present. If it is impossible for any member of the
thesis or advisory committee to attend … » More …

Help us interview applicants for Fall 2019 admission in Spokane

We are currently recruiting faculty to interview applicants for Fall 2019 admission to our BSN program. It’s your opportunity to help us select the best for the upcoming class. We appreciate your time, we know it’s valuable.

We will have a light lunch for the interview volunteers on Friday, and a light breakfast for Saturday volunteers.

Fill out the form here:


WSU’s Bloomsday Corporate Cup team seeks runners from Nursing

Are you a serious, competitive runner?  Would you like to represent the College of Nursing as part of the WSU Health Sciences campus 5-member corporate cup team?  If you are interested, you must be at least 18 years or older and work for the college in a paid position at least 30 hours per week (subject to verification).  The team entry fee is covered which also includes the registration fee.

Time is tight – WSU must turn in the names of Corporate Cup runners next week, so please respond by FRIDAY, FEB. 22 to if you would like to be a member of the team.

Secret Pal program launching at the College of Nursing

Here’s your chance to make someone’s day!

We’d like to invite you to be a Secret Pal to a colleague in the building.  And, in return, you’ll get a Secret Pal of your very own.

There are no hard and fast rules for participation. Just follow your heart. Suggested guidelines are that you bring a little light to your secret pal’s life on at least a monthly basis – preferably more often since we only have a short two months until the reveal.

This might come in the way of a card, flower, joke, treat or however your creative side inspires you. And … » More …

Drop-by portrait session Friday

If you need or want a new portrait for the College’s online directory – or any other use – campus photographer Cori Kogan will hold a drop-by portrait session this week.

When: Friday, Feb. 22

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Location: SAC 515

Photos are free for university employees.

This week: Our Healthy Work Culture

Each Wednesday, our Healthy Work Culture committee will offer a thought for the day, and information about upcoming events. If you have something to contribute, please send them to Mike Lynch, at

Today’s thought:

“Assume the Best!”

The Healthy Work Culture Committee (formerly Healthy Work Environment) convened in August 2018.  One of the first orders of business was to identify “norms”.  Norms were defined as “informal understandings that govern the behavior of members of a society (the College of Nursing in this case).

The committee polled participants as to what should be considered norms and the answers fell into three categories:


CON group to attend free WSU Symphony concert

Members of the College of Nursing’s Healthy Workplace Culture group are planning to meet up and attend the free WSU Symphony Orchestra and opera concert at the Fox Theatre this weekend, and invite anyone who’s interested to join in!

WSU’s School of Music is hosting the free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Fox Theatre in Spokane.

“A Musical Potpourri” celebrates music for all future Cougs, alumni, music fans and friends. The WSU Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Danh Pham, and the WSU Opera is directed by Julie Anne Wieck.

The concert opens with the “Overture to Merry Wives of Windsor,” conducted by graduate student Angelina Gomez. Traditional … » More …

Coin drive extended until Feb. 21

The Generation Alive coin drive partnering with the Alpha Sigma Chapter of Alpha Tau Delta will be extended until Thursday, February 21. Weather-related closures and delays made fund-raising difficult, and organizers wanted everyone to have more time to collect change. Faculty can return the coin boxes to students stationed in the lobby of the nursing building from  noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday. Or, alternately, if you’re unable to turn it in at that time, leave it in your mailbox and it will be collected on Friday.