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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CAHNRS

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CAHNRS

Diversity is a source of strength and innovation for research, community, and society. The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences seeks to encourage diversity; support inclusivity among faculty, staff, and students; and provide opportunities and assistance to underrepresented groups.


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Luz María Gordillo

Meet the CAHNRS Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence: Luz María Gordillo

Inaugurating CAHNRS’ new leadership role in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Luz María Gordillo has led a remarkably varied career.


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Food Science donations help students, school upgrade

Food Science donations help students, school upgrade

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This summer, the Puget Sound Institute of Food Technologists donated $100,000 to the WSU School of Food Science while also providing another $50,000 in student…

Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

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PROSSER, Wash. – Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington…

Fellowship perfect fit for plant breeding student

Fellowship perfect fit for plant breeding student

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WSU grad student Aichatou Waziri wants to make healthier food through plant breeding, and a new Fellowship will help her on her career path.

New recruiter to help WSU college students find resources for success

New recruiter to help WSU college students find resources for success

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Elizabeth Perez takes over as the Director of Recruitment and Retention for CAHNRS.


Resources

WSU Office of Outreach and Education

Essential to Washington State University’s public, land-grant tradition of service to society, the mission of the Office of Outreach and Education (formerly the Office of Equity and Diversity) is to promote, create, and sustain an inclusive campus and community environment through education.

Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC)

The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center serves and supports LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff, and alumnx throughout the WSU system by providing resources, fostering community building, and relevant initiatives.

WSU Division of Student Affairs – Cougar Community

WSU Student Affairs fosters a welcoming and diverse campus community and aims to provide services and spaces where all students will grow and succeed. Various centers and offices serve as hubs for enrichment through a variety of programming, advising and support.

Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

The Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center is a supportive and welcoming place for WSU and the community to advance diversity and socially conscious research, engagement, outreach, and innovation. The building contains reservable meeting spaces, open event space, and a commercial kitchen.

WSU Division of Student Affairs – Cougar Community

WSU Student Affairs fosters a welcoming and diverse campus community and aims to provide services and spaces where all students will grow and succeed. Various centers and offices serve as hubs for enrichment through a variety of programming, advising and support.

WSU Access Center

The Access Center serves students with permanent physical, sensory and psychological disabilities, chronic health conditions and temporary injuries, with a goal of removing or reducing artificial barriers and providing equal access to learning.

ADVANCE

ADVANCE at WSU focuses on institutional transformation toward a more inclusive/faculty-friendly environment, supporting diversity and equity. Its goals include increased representation of women and diverse faculty in all disciplines, especially in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM).

WSU Human Resources – Diversity Resources

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog.


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