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Pictured from left to right: Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, Woodring College of Education Dean Kevin Roxas, Bilingual Teaching Fellow at Woodring College of Education, Shatha Abbas.

Shatha Abbas was honored at a ceremony for WWU’s 2024 Student Civic Leadership Award by Governor Jay Inslee and Dean Kevin Roxas.

Read more about Bilingual Teaching Fellow Student Wins Student Civic Leadership Award
A document detailing the PESB award by WA Governor Jay Inslee to Dean Kevin Roxas

Dean Roxas appointed to PESB, an independent agency responsible for overseeing the state's educator workforce.

Read more about Dean Kevin Roxas joins state’s Professional Educator Standards Board
Professors Hanuscin and Melton from WWU's SMATE smiling at camera standing side by side

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to Professors Hanuscin and Melton for a 3-year project that aims to advance equitable science education in the elementary years.

Read more about Two SMATE Professors Receive Funding to Explore the Salish Sea Curriculum from the National Science Foundation
Woodring Students at Graduation

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Your gift will help to provide the best possible learning experience and the latest in knowledge and professional readiness for students by supporting scholarships, cutting edge technology and information access, as well as faculty and program support.

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Dr. Trula Nicholas smiling

Give to the Trula Nicholas Memorial Fund

Trula Morehead Nicholas, an associate professor in Woodring’s Human Services Program, passed away peacefully at her home in Bellingham on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.

Trula had a passionate and undying commitment to the pursuit of social justice and to the building of community through collaboration with others, and the purpose of this fund in her name is to support collaborative projects that reflect the spirit of the projects that she worked on during her lifetime.

Learn more about the fund