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2011-01-24 08:00:00

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telect will be honored at a dedication ceremony Tuesday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash., where a student lab in the College of Science Health and Engineering is being named after the company. The lab is the result of a donation of money and materials Telect made to the college last fall. In all, the donation included nearly $100,000 in laboratory equipment and furniture, along with $10,000 in financial assistance....

2008-10-13 03:00:29

By Gustafson, Jeanne Enrollment is up at most Spokane-area colleges and universities, and several are reporting record or near-record freshman classes this fall. Only Eastern Washington University noted flat enrollment numbers, following a dip in enrollment last year. Gonzaga University has for the second year reported record numbers of freshmen, with 1,103 freshmen, up from 1,031 freshmen in 2007, says university spokesman Pete Tormey. The school's overall enrollment this fall is 7,229...

2008-06-24 12:03:00

FULLERTON, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hope International University joins the University Center of North Puget Sound in Everett, WA, offering bachelor's degree programs in Human Development (Education or Counseling concentration) and Management beginning in the Fall of 2008. The programs are offered through HIU's School of Professional Studies (SPS). Like all SPS programs, these degrees are designed for the working adult, offering convenient schedules that enable adult...

2007-04-12 15:00:28

By Sara Leaming, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Apr. 12--It took two weeks for about 60 parents, faculty members and students from Eastern Washington University to organize a march through campus Wednesday afternoon in an effort to save Reid Elementary School from closure. Now those school advocates may have two years to convince EWU to keep the small school open. The Cheney School Board decided Wednesday night to keep the school open for at least a year, on the condition that...

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