The Daily Evergreen

Student mentor creates inclusive community for freshmen

Kim Padilla, from left to right; third person in the third row, became a mentor for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center after her freshman mentor provided resources for her to get connected with the WSU community.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2020

When Kimberly Padilla first arrived at the WSU Pullman campus, she was struck with an overwhelming amount of homesickness. Now as a student mentor, she hopes to ease the transition for other students.  Padilla, WSU junior human development and Spanish double major, came to WSU from Southern Califo...

‘We are still here, we still care’

As part of a virtual Week of Welcome this fall, multicultural groups from across campus met together to provide resources to incoming and current students. Some of the groups include the African American Student Center and STEM support programs.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

As students navigate online learning, multicultural student groups and WSU leaders are collaborating to provide the same level of resources to students.  The Office of Multicultural Student Services worked with campus organizations to provide a virtual Week of Welcome through Conexion. Conexion serves...

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