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Civic engagement and student leadership collide (in a good way)

Civic engagement and student leadership collide (in a good way)

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Murrow faculty member announced as winner of 2019 Oaks Academic Technology Award

Muriel Oaks Award Rebecca L. Cooney

Murrow faculty member announced as winner of 2019 Oaks Academic Technology Award by Jeff Willadsen, WSU Insider Apr 11, 2019

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Welcome to SUSI 2013

I am so excited to welcome the 2013 SUSI group to WSU and Murrow College. I, along with David Grewe and Ben Shors, will spend the next 6 weeks teaching the students various tips, techniques and tools in digital media, video editing, reporting and journalism. The students are from Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq and Palestine […]

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Week 1 with SUSI

SUSI 2013

My first week with an Arab nation No – I am not in Oman, Yemen or Iraq. I have not traveled to the villages of Bahrain or Palestine. Instead I have walked beside, stood before and shared tater tots with 19 men and women from each of these Arab nations. In America we are raised […]

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Week 2: SUSI Celebrations

SUSI 2013

92 degrees and rising is what welcomed us on day 1 of week 2. Hot hot hot. For most it was nothing – maybe even comfortable – as they are far more accustomed to the heat. This week I introduced the wonders of a couple online tools – Wix for web development and Gliffy for […]

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Week 3: Gearing up to travel

SUSI 2013

Week 3 came and went in a flash and just as I caught my breath from the busy weekend, I immediately prepped for week 4’s trip to San Francisco, pushing assignments thru in feature story-writing, online portfolios, team websites and social media tools, personal blog posts and LinkedIn profiles. I never stopped experiencing and learning […]

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Week 4: SUSI goes to California

5am on week four’s Thursday I traveled to San Francisco with my now-dragging companions – a whirlwind 3-day trip packed with tours of Google and YouTube on the itinerary along with light hiking at John Muir Woods, a bay cruise and shopping downtown. Trip highlights lie with, among others, the raucous bay cruise as we […]

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Week 5: SUSI goes to D.C.

Every day in DC was packed full of tours, meetings, presentations and events. There was little free time but we stuck together as a group – capturing pictures, sharing laughter, giving hugs and reconnecting through disconnect. Like SF, I experienced DC in an entirely new way- mastering the metro rail, chaperoning Kurdy to the business […]

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Week 6: Saying good-bye to SUSI

SUSI 2013

In closing – to my Arab friends, I say… …you are beautiful, intelligent, important you will find the success you allow yourself to achieve your family loves you; wants nothing less than for you to be happy you will make mistakes, you will learn, you will grow you will never give up; you are too […]

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