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 [...]

A Conversation with Norm Stamper, Former Seattle Police Chief

Who polices the police? According to Norm Stamper, former Seattle police chief, the community. On April 5, at 7 p.m. in the SURC Ballroom, Stamper will give a talk titled “Community Policing in the Age of Police Militarization” about the importance of community involvement in policing on local, national and global levels. Stamper was a [...]

Dr. Corey Hebert – A Passion for Healing, A Knack for Inspiring

“When you have someone that has an open mind, which is the college student, that’s the best group to get to make change in the world.” Renowned pediatrician, speaker and television health correspondent, Dr. Corey Hebert, will speak at CWU on March 9 in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. The talk is free [...]