The YWCA Spokane will honor WSU’s
Lois James with a 2018 Women of Achievement Award at an awards luncheon next month. James is an assistant
professor in the College of Nursing, and will be honored for her contributions in the areas
of science, technology, and environment. She is currently leading a $1 million, federally funded
study on nurses’ work shifts.
Students and faculty from the
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences provided one‑on‑one and group
instruction for attendees of Camp Candoo, a summer camp for children with childhood apraxia of speech
or other severe speech disorders. The camp is held annually at the WSU Spokane Campus for kids ages 5
to 12, and is led by clinical professor Amy Meredith.
The Carson College of Business
produced its inaugural Business in the Northwest report, which includes insights from regional business
leaders about the business climate today, preparations for the future, and what they need to succeed. Overall,
business leaders see the region as poised to take advantage of positive factors fueling economic prosperity,
but there is also apprehension about the future growth potential of business in the region.