Comedy Superstar Nick Offerman will Headline CWU Homecoming Week

Comedy Superstar Nick Offerman will  Headline CWU Homecoming Week

Welcome, Nick Offerman! While most recognize Nick Offerman as deadpan government employee Ron Swanson from hit NBC series “Parks and Recreation,” local crowds will get to laugh with the man behind the mustache on October 7, 2017 at CWU's Ellensburg Campus. Tickets Tickets will be available for purchase starting at 10:00 a.m. on July 1, [...]

CWU Women’s Poetry Slam

CWU Women’s Poetry Slam

Blog Written By: Miraclejoy "MJ" Curtis Look forward to powerful, enticing and provocative words spoken at Central Washington University’s 2nd Annual Women’s Poetry Slam. This is an event that you’d typically pay for, trust me! But it’s free and open for everyone to attend. It’s not your typical slam, the atmosphere will be set with a [...]

Welcoming Celebrated Author and Vietnam Veteran Tim O’Brien to CWU: NEA Big Read Event

Welcoming Celebrated Author and Vietnam Veteran Tim O’Brien to CWU: NEA Big Read Event

April 25 • 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. McConnell Auditorium • Free As part of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event, CWU will host the award-winning author of “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien. CWU is the only university in the Pacific Northwest to receive the Big Read Grant. O’Brien, a Purple Heart [...]

Students of Color Summit: Agents of Change

Excitement, friendships and the drive to create change and positive influences are just a few things that the Students of Color Summit generated at CWU earlier this month. On the first weekend of April, CWU partnered with the Washington Student Association to host over 224 students from 13 universities and schools to celebrate diversity and inclusivity [...]

“Beyond Vietnam”: Sparking Modern-Day Discussion with the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Beyond Vietnam”: Sparking Modern-Day Discussion with the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest Speaker Megan Ming Francis April 10 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. | SURC Ballroom Megan Ming Francis will be introducing and leading discussion on PBS Documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience”. This event, on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, will spark conversation regarding political activism during a time of [...]