She came to the U.S. with her family when she was only 6. School credits didn’t transfer. She spoke no English. She went from being ahead to being behind. Fast forward almost 15 years and Andrea Castillo is excelling at WSU Vancouver with a goal of becoming a teacher at her first U.S. school.
2019 Distinguished Woman
WSU Vancouver gave three Distinguished Woman of the Year awards: student, faculty/staff, and community member. Shameem Rakha won the faculty/staff award.
A pair of winners
Doctoral students Intissar Yahia and Rachel Wong both came up big at the Graduate and Professional Student Association‘s annual Research Exposition, finishing 1-2.
As the winner of the Brain-Selby Faculty Award in Ed Leadership, WSU Vancouver’s Katherine Rodela is working to rectify the shortage of teachers and administrators of color.
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