Amy Roth‑McDuffie, mathematics professor
and associate dean for research and external funding for the College of Education, was honored
with the Outstanding Reviewer Award by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. Roth‑McDuffie
was recognized for exemplary feedback as part of blinded peer‑review of scholarly manuscripts for the Mathematics
Teacher Educator journal.
Some of the most acclaimed musicians in the world were
part of the Jazz Education Network (JEN) band that played Greg Yasinitsky’s commissioned big band piece “JEN‑TEN”
at the 2019 International JEN Conference in January. Yasinitsky, WSU Regents professor in the College of Arts
and Sciences, wrote the piece in honor of the 10th anniversary of JEN.
Kim Patten, WSU Extension Pacific County director,
was recognized with the William P. Stephen Lifetime Achievement Award at the Pacific Northwest Pollinator Summit
and Conference in February. Patten is set to retire from WSU on April 1 after spending 30 years helping
cranberry farmers and oyster harvesters at the Long Beach Research and Extension Unit.