WSU Vancouver will celebrate commitment to diversity Sept. 10

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:37pm -- brenda_alling

Vancouver, Wash. – Join the celebration as Washington State University Vancouver demonstrates its commitment to diversity at Connections at 4 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. Free and open to the public, the event includes food, music, prizes and a WSU Vancouver original photo exhibit, the “Faces of WSUV.”

Smiling studentShowcasing 12 students, faculty and staff through photos and stories, the “Faces of WSUV” is a walk-through exhibit highlighting the diverse backgrounds that make up WSU Vancouver’s vibrant campus community.

Learn about WSU Vancouver’s diversity-related student organizations, such as the Cougar Pride Club, Latino Student Association and Students with Disabilities Club. Sign up to volunteer for one of four non-profits in attendance, including the Cascade AIDS Project, YWCA, Southwest Washington College Access and Southwest Washington MESA.

Enjoy music by the Portland-based band Rhythm Culture. For 15 years Rhythm Culture has focused on developing its own signature sound driven by a reggae beat.

About WSU Vancouver
WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-Tran bus service. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay Lot for $3.

WSU Vancouver is celebrating 25 years of creating access to higher education in Southwest Washington. For 25 years, students have chosen WSU Vancouver for its scenic campus, small classes, close personal attention, topnotch faculty, accessible location and reasonable costs. At WSU Vancouver, students gain much more than a degree—they gain a brighter future.

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MEDIA CONTACTS

Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601, brenda_alling@vancouver.wsu.edu

Bola Majekobaje, Student Diversity Office, 360-546-9568, majekoba@vancouver.wsu.edu