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 [...]

Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Can these words (and others) that were spoken 50 years ago resonate with today's events across the nation? Join us as we explore the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech on April 4 from noon - 1:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit in commemoration of the speech's 50th anniversary. Interactive conversation boards, [...]

Aspen String Trio hits the Central Stage

Aspen String Trio hits the Central Stage

Join us for a night of music and inspiration as we welcome the Aspen String Trio to the Central stage. These classically trained musicians regularly move audiences to their feet, garnering rave national and global reviews.  The trio may hold a small portion of the stage, but their harmonies and accompaniments immerse concert halls in sound. [...]