UW Bothell E-news
April 2009

Alumni News

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New Alumni Leadership
The alumni leadership is changing. and bringing you two new talented leaders. Please welcome Calvin Kavalski (Liberal Studies '97, MBA '03) as the new chair and Kelly Snyder, UW Bothell’s director of Government and Community Relations, as the new UW Bothell main contact. More...

Elections Are Coming
Alumni Council elections will take place on May 5. Visit the alumni site for more details.

Campus Updates


Freshman Applications
Break Records
Enrollment at UW Bothell is growing at an amazing rate. This year freshman applications topped the 1,000 mark for the fall 2009 incoming class of 325 students. The freshman program, in just its third year, is drawing great interest and excitement from local high schools all along the Eastside and North Sound.

CSE Launches 50th Business
The Center for Student Entrepreneurship saw the launch of its 50th business in March 2009. Stories of successful alumni entrepreneurs are being solicited for an upcoming edition of Insight. Submit your success story today or learn more about the CSE.

Accounting Kick-Off
The Business Program will host an Accounting Kick-Off Event on Thursday, April 23, 5-7 p.m. in the North Creek Events Center. All are invited to learn more about the new Accounting option.

Nursing Highlights


Making Faculty Connections
The Nursing Program hosted “Making Faculty Connections,” an invitational consortium on March 6. The one-day workshop gave participants time and activities to develop cross-institutional faculty conversations and provided information and resources for nurse educators. More...

Nursing Represented at Conference
If you have plans to attend the upcoming Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Conference in Salt Lake City, April 22-25, be sure to look for our faculty, students and alumni who'll be there. They include: alumna Katie A. Adamson, MN '08; faculty members Carol J. Leppa, Suzanne K. Sikma, Jerelyn Resnick and Linda Westbrook; and current MN students Suzan Kardong-Edgren, Barbara Plovie, Avra Veilleux,  Jocelyn Anderson, Anna Sterner, Lena Hristova MN, Elizabeth Pesek, BSN, RN, CCRN, Gwen Pilon, BSN, RN; Shannon Wilner, BSN, RN.

Spotlight Event

5K Run/Walk
The 5K Run/Walk Is Back!
Help raise funds for student scholarships while getting fit and having a great time! Join your fellow alumni and current UW Bothell students for the 4th annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 16. More...

Mark Your Calendars

Visit the Alumni page on our Web site for details on these and other events.

Start Networking


Need Help Looking for a Job?
Want a career change? Have you been laid off? The Career Center is here to help! Job listings, workshops, events and counseling are available. Check our career Web site for a full listing of services, including fees. We look forward to helping you put your UW Bothell degree to work.

Connect With Your Fellow Alumni Online
Networking online is now a key part of building relationships. Whether you’re interested in networking for business, career or just to stay in touch with friends and alums, we’ve got you covered. Visit the alumni site for more information on how you can access HuskyConnect and join the UW Bothell Alumni Facebook, LinkedIn and MySpace communities. Let’s start connecting today!

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To determine how the UW Bothell Web site is most commonly used, we’re gathering information to find out why you come to the site and where you go when you get there. Please take our short 5-10 minute survey.

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Pride Points

The UW is one of only 14 schools in the nation to receive an A-minus on the 2009 College Sustainability Report Card, which was the highest grade given for 2009.

The UW enrolls more than 2,600 international students from more than 100 countries. The 11,232 international students studying in the state of Washington last year contributed more than $256 million to the state’s economy.

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