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Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement Office of the Provost

Welcome to DAESA, the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement

Kelly Demand having a conversation two WSU students while pointing at a lap top screen.
WSU fund distributes $500,000 to help students weather COVID-19 crises. The Crimson Community Grants (CCG) fund provided a half million dollars to nearly 800 low‑income students statewide to help meet educational and related expenses during a spring semester impacted by the COVID‑19 pandemic. “It feels good to know we are helping students with $200 to $1,000 awards each to ease their financial crises,” said Kelly Demand (shown above), CCG project director.

Promoting student achievement and supporting great teaching at Washington State University. We invite our students to make change, innovate, and lead for the public good through comprehensive learning and experiences. We champion the great teaching that is involved in that process. Read more about DAESA.

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News

  • First-Generation Alumni Excellence Award presented to Jordan Frost in 2020 by the Office of Academic Engagement. WSU OAE Awards Jordan Frost Inaugural First-Generation Alumni Excellence Award

    Former student body president and student regent and current Washington educator Jordan Frost received Washington State University’s inaugural First-Generation Alumni Excellence Award, presented by the Office of Academic Engagement (OAE). Frost earned two degrees at WSU—a B.A. in history in 2018, and a Master’s in teaching in 2019. “We envision this award as a way to celebrate exceptional WSU alumni who were first-generation students themselves,” said Ali Bretthauer, director of OAE College Success Programs.

    PULLMAN, Wash. — Former student body president and student regent and current Washington educator Jordan Frost received Washington State University’s inaugural First-Generation Alumni Excellence Award, presented by the Office … » More …

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  • Adobe Creative Jam Live: Peace Out 2020. Three Student Teams Land Fall 2020 Prizes at WSU’s Third Adobe Creative Jam

    Ten finalist teams from 12 sections of the Washington State University’s First-Year Success Seminar/University 104 course presented apps on the theme of “resilience” at the third Adobe Creative Jam, and three teams took home top awards, said Cynthia Williams, program director. “Thanks to our ongoing partnership with Adobe, our students were once again able to demonstrate the skills learned in UNIV 104 to creatively identify and communicate their innovative solutions to a complex problem,” said Williams.

    Adobe Creative Jam Live: Peace Out 2020.Pullman, Wash. — Ten finalist teams from 12 sections of the Washington State University’s … » More …

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Advancing a Transformational Educational Experience

DAESA leads institutional efforts to engage students academically and to provide a high-impact education for all students that culminates in an undergraduate degree and that prepares them for lives of purpose, leadership, and global citizenship. We accomplish this task through the combined academic-support efforts of the more than 30 units, programs, and sub-programs that make up our division in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President.

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