Honors Students Notable Achievements:
Honors College student Nam Nguyen was featured by the WSU Foundation.
Nam is on track to become the first undergraduate in WSU’s 127-year history to ever have studied on all seven continents through the University’s study abroad programs. He hopes to attain that goal by March 2018.
Nam is also a Young Ambassador for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) North America (USA & Canada).
Honors Faculty Notable Achievements:
Honors College faculty member Annie Lampman was awarded a 2017 NCHC Portz Grant – the first such award in the history of WSU. Annie’s project partners the Washington State University Honors College and the Washington State University Global Campus by developing, delivering, and assessing the first online honors course at WSU. This innovative course—Honors 280: Contextual Understanding in the Arts and Humanities Through the Short Story— will also serve as the first online creative writing course offered at WSU, and one of the first, if not the very first, online honors creative writing courses offered in the nation. The proposed project will have the potential to serve as a model across the wider WSU institution, especially as other campus units—such as the English Department with its established creative writing program—look to develop online degree programs with Global Campus. The project also has the potential to serve as a national model for other honors colleges and programs outside of WSU that are looking to diversify their course offerings and course delivery systems by developing and offering online honors courses.