WSU Vancouver to present three top awards at 2017 commencement May 6


Washington State University Vancouver will present its 2017 awards for research, student achievement and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6. The following three individuals will each receive a Chancellor’s Medallion:

  • Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence–Candice Goucher, professor of history
  • Chancellor’s Award for Student Achievement– Julian Rivas, B.A., social sciences, with a concentration in human resources administration and a certificate in case management
  • Students’ Award for Teaching Excellence– Enrique Brouwer, instructor of psychology, and foreign languages and cultures

Commencement will be held at 1 p.m., May 6, at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater located at 17200 NE Delfel Rd., Ridgefield. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.