Students of Color Summit: Agents of Change

Students of Color Conference-33Excitement, 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 through a fun and immersive environment.

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Conquer your fear of cooking with Dine & Tote

Do you miss mom’s home cooked meals? Are the pile of pizza boxes stacked in your room turning on you? Maybe you’re in the mood for some nutrition?

Well you’re in luck!

On Wednesdays, Oct. 22 and Nov. 19, CWU students will get a hands on opportunity to learn about cooking meals that are both sustainable and affordable, with the help of Dr. Rebecca Pearson, at two Dine and Tote events this fall.

Oct Dine and Tote Poster

The theme for the first session is cancer preventing super foods. Students will learn to cook healthy foods linked with helping to reduce the risk of cancer. These include: meatless tomato pasta with whole grain noodles, steamed broccoli, and blueberry muffins. Now you can impress yourself and your roommates with these delicious recipes. And fellas, ladies love guys that can cook.

The second session will focus on favorite Thanksgiving meals, just in time for students to surprise loved ones during the holiday with their newfound culinary skills.

Kylie Bartlett, peer health educator for the Wellness Center, says Dine and Tote is a great experience and shouldn’t be passed up by students. “It provides more information for how to cook for yourself in a healthy manner,” Bartlett said. “And, it’s totally fun.”

With beneficial advice from Dr. Pearson and tips on nutritious and stress-free cooking, leftovers wont be the only thing that students get to take home with them after the cooking session is through.

New Fall Hypes hitting newsstands soon!

Fall Quarter 2014 Hypes will be here next week! Be sure to grab one to find out about all the great events and programs happening at Central! Copies will be in all the Residence Hall mailboxes, throughout the SURC and campus, and online right here on this blog – just look in the right hand column -> 


ATTN Incoming, First Year Students: Register NOW for Experience Leadership Project!

Do night hikes or rafting the Tieton River sound like fun? If so, sign up now for the Experience Leadership Project Sept. 16 – 18!

ELP_WCAEach September, before Fall Quarter starts, the CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) offers this 3-day retreat at Camp Ghormley in Rimrock, WA, located in the heart of the Cascade Mountains.

Designed for incoming, first-year students, the Experience Leadership Project gives new students a chance to make friends, develop a support network including CWU students, faculty and staff, learn how to get involved on campus outside the classroom and enhance leadership skills while experiencing the great outdoors.

So, what are you waiting for? EXPERIENCE your leadership potential!

Sign up at or call Joanne Perez at 509-963-2187.

CWU’s Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE)

SOURCE, the Symposium On University Research and Creative Expression, takes place this Thursday, May 15, from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC). There are over 350 presentations from students, faculty and staff. That’s 350 new things to learn and experience all in one day! Wow! Music, museum, math, Manastash, Mexico, minerals and mountains! Those are just topics that start with M!

On Thursday, stop by the SOURCE desk outside the Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the SURC so that we can point you in the direction of something that interests you. Be prepared to be amazed by our incredible students.

Information is available at You can also search the entire schedule at Brooks Library digital commons:

See you Thursday!
Kara Gabriel, SOURCE Committee Chair