Stories tagged: higher education
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for graduate medical education.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
Speaking to a small group of law students, undergraduates from Gonzaga and Eastern Washington University and Spokane-are high schoolers Saturday morning, Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu shared her story …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
For the fourth year running, Gonzaga University is ranked fourth best regional university in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual listings.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
Gonzaga University announced Wednesday that it raised $355.4 million dollars in a seven-year-long fundraiser, far exceeding its original goal of $250 million.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
Work has begun on a $61.9 million building addition that will serve as the new home of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which plays a crucial role in infectious …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
WSU administrators say the INTO University Partnership will eventually bring in thousands more students from other countries, making the university more culturally diverse, boosting tuition revenue and improving the school’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
Though Spokane residents have abundant access to higher education, Washington is one of 11 states where 10.1 to 20 percent of the population lives in an “education desert,” where it’s …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018
New Christian school, Great Northern University, accepting applications after closure of Moody Bible Institute in Spokane
A new Christian college taking the place of the Moody Bible Institute, which closed its Spokane branch last fall, has received state approval and begun accepting applications for the fall …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
Olivia Arballo-Saenz has combined smarts and grit with the kindness of others to find a better way, first to Gonzaga Prep and then to Stanford University.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
With more than 4,300 freshman students set to swarm Washington State University’s residence halls in just one week, university officials say they are still looking to provide a couple hundred …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Students who are defrauded by their schools would have a harder time getting their federal loans erased under new rules proposed by the Trump administration Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018
Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018
Spokane has a new milestone to brag about: Medical students are fighting to come here.
Sat., May 19, 2018
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on Tuesday dedicated a cancer research lab to Tamara Hennings, who died from cancer in 2012. Her parents
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
Thanks to bipartisan support in the Legislature, the $200 million public-private scholarship program is being expanded to help students gain specialized skills at community and technical colleges – skills such …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018
State residents will have more options for college savings under the new Washington College Savings Program went into effect this month.
Thu., April 5, 2018
The editor of the student newspaper at Spokane Falls Community College, and a journalism instructor who serves as the paper’s adviser, believe someone may have stolen 400 copies from the …
Mon., March 19, 2018
As part of its effort to be a community medical school, each of the 60 students in WSU’s inaugural class is assigned to a city for clinical rotations: Everett, Vancouver, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
Newly filed court records reveal details of sexual harassment allegations against Darren Pitcher, the former acting president of Spokane Falls Community College who resigned last month in the middle of …
Thu., March 8, 2018
The School of Business Administration Eddy Birrer Scholarship is one of 12 funds at Gonzaga University the community can donate to Thursday as part of Zags Give Day.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
Gonzaga University won permission this week to build a $48 million science and engineering building near the campus’ central Arthur Lake, but the university is still raising the funds to …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
New Age liberals may have been unfairly blamed for the current wave of anti-vaccine sentiment, according to a new study from the University of Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018
The Moody Bible Institute Spokane campus may be closing, but former faculty and local Christian leaders are not discouraged. “God is not done with higher biblical education in Spokane,” said …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
WSU’s new “Drive to 25” campaign to become a research powerhouse includes its health sciences campus in Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Eastern Washington University Associate Athletic Director Don Ross stands accused of stealing over $4,000 from a pair of fundraisers in 2014, according to court documents.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
As more college students – including those at Spokane-area schools – seek international education, universities are taking steps to keep them safe.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
There is an increasingly vocal campaign to transform higher education in America. Though U.S. universities are envied around the world, some conservatives want to reduce the flow of government cash …