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Multicultural conferences empower students to share stories, pursue higher education

This year’s annual Children of Aztlan Sharing Higher Education (CASHE) conference will be held virtually Dec. 4-5 because of COVID-19. The conference will offer financial, admission and scholarship workshops, as well as conversations on identity and culture in the Latinx community.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been corrected to reflect the correct name of the Children of Aztlan Sharing Higher Education (CASHE) conference. Jocelyn Granados attended a WSU multicultural conference in high school, and it was there that she felt welcomed and empowered to share her story about tr...

TRIO program supports students in all areas of life

Staff at WSU Pullman’s TRIO Student Support Services program support first-generation students, as well as those from lower-income families and students with disabilities.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2020

A first-generation student described her college experience as a rollercoaster ride. But with the support of WSU Pullman’s TRIO Student Support Services program, she is able to navigate through higher education as a mother and student.  "When TRIO says that they really focus on the studen...

Cougs Rise staff members continue to help high school students during pandemic

Ray Acuna-Luna, project director of Cougs Rise, said Cougs Rise has two different programs to help high school students transition to higher education: Coug Tracks and the Bridge Program. 

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 17, 2020

The Cougs Rise summer programs moved online due to COVID-19, but staff members are trying to create a student experience closest to the one they would have had in person.  Ray Acuna-Luna, project director of Cougs Rise, an initiative that helps low-income and first-generation students transition into co...

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