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WSU Global Campus appoints two alumnae as first vice chancellors

Rebecca Van de Vord, WSU Global Campus vice chancellor of academic affairs, said she is a WSU alumna and has been with the university for 20 years.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2020

Two WSU alumnae will serve as the first vice chancellors for WSU Global Campus.  Rebecca Van de Vord, WSU Global Campus vice chancellor of academic affairs, said she will also continue her current position as assistant vice president of academic outreach and innovation where she hopes to see students fr...

OPINION: Fall semester is what you decide to make it

Regardless of circumstance, there are ways to make the best of online learning. This semester still provides some unique opportunities.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

August 17, 2020

I am a senior this year at WSU, which means not only am I so close to graduating, but I’m so close to all of my collegiate experiences ending and my career beginning. So how do we, as students, navigate this? When things first went online, I was most worried about my career. I want to perform but...

OPINION: Coronavirus will foster greater community at WSU

This pandemic, as terrible as it is, will bring Cougs closer together and build community bonds.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

August 17, 2020

One of the very first sentences freshmen hear when joining the WSU family is, "Cougs help Cougs." That motto has not changed despite the new circumstances for the fall semester. Although the Cougar community has moved to a virtual format, there are many ways to make this year just as special. One...

WSU administration discloses more details about fall classes

Courses will be taught in a mixture of face-to-face instruction, distance learning and online. Students are encouraged to develop their personal methods of organization to prepare for fall.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 15, 2020

Fall instruction will incorporate different types of teaching models, and students will be expected to follow specific classroom protocols to ensure the safety of other students and instructors.  “These are evolving. We monitor the public health situation constantly,” said Mary Wack, vice provos...

OPINION: Zoom is better than pre-recorded lectures

Having structure while learning is important and this makes Zoom the better option for students.

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen Columnist

April 10, 2020

Since WSU’s transition to distance-learning methods due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, two main methods are in use by instructors to teach their classes: Zoom lecture sessions or pre-recorded lectures. While pre-recorded lectures and assignments may offer flexibility to students, having Zoom sessions he...

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