Western Washington University’s Everett-based Weekend MBA Program will host two information sessions in September for prospective students.
The information sessions are scheduled for:
- Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, Sept.18, at noon
The first session will be held at Everett University Center room 256, located at 915 N. Broadway, Everett, across from Everett Community College. The second session will be held online.
Western Washington University will graduate about 460 students Saturday in Summer Commencement ceremony
BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University Distinguished Alumnus Michael Cox, a longtime Environmental Protection Agency official, will address WWU graduates and their families at the summer commencement ceremony Aug. 24 at 9:45 a.m. in Carver Gymnasium.
About 420 undergraduate and 40 master’s students are expected to graduate from Western summer quarter. There will be one ceremony for all graduates and no tickets are required to attend the ceremony in Carver Gymnasium. Overflow seating will be available on campus.
Western Summer Theatre will present “#HereToo -WWU,” led by Western Washington University Professor of Theatre Rich Brown and New York City theater artist Barbara Pitts McAdams at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 through 31 and at 2 p.m. on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the DUG Theatre in the WWU Performing Arts Center.
McAdams is a long-time member of Tectonic Theatre Project, creators of “The Laramie Project.”
Western Washington University is one of the nation’s best values in public colleges, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.
Stephen Senge, a professor emeritus of Western’s College of Business and Economics, passed away in early July 2019, and the college has established an endowment fund in his honor.
Western Washington University has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the development of a new, world-class teaching apiary. The existing two beehives, located at the Outback Farm, have been a major draw for student engagement since their arrival in May, and in partnership with local beekeeper Chris Harrington of Beeagoodcitizen, plans are underway to expand the facility and the learning opportunities.
“We have the chance to be a regional leader in pollinator advocacy, research, and education,” said Outback Farm Manager Terri Kempton.
Western's Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) on the Peninsulas has announced its fall 2019 courses, offered in four different cities across the region: Poulsbo, Kingston, Bremerton and, for the first time, Port Townsend. Course registration is now open.