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Weeklong celebration of academic excellence

Showcase honors the scholarly achievements of faculty, staff, and students. It packs 5 days with poster sessions, competitions, and speeches, capped off by an elegant banquet and awards ceremony.

Please join us in honoring the outstanding work of WSU’s academic community.

Faculty and students present their discoveries and creative work at a previous Academic Showcase session, held in the Compton Union Building ballroom.

Showcase events

Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 

Symposium featuring student work that makes an original contribution to a discipline

Mon., March 25
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Compton Union Building | Senior Ballroom


Crimson Reads

Celebration of authors in the WSU community

Exhibit: March 18 – April 1
Holland and Terrell Libraries’ Atrium


State of the University Address

President Schulz highlights the past year’s accomplishments and discusses the future evolution of the WSU system

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
3:10 – 4:10 PM

Livestream link coming soon!


Emerit Society Legacy of Excellence Lecture

Address from an outstanding emerit honored for achievements while in retirement

Tues., March 26
Noon – 1:30 PM
CUE 518


Distinguished Faculty Address

Recognizing a faculty member’s exemplary achievement

Wed., March 27
3:00 PM
Spokane Health Education & Research Building, Room 432


Three-Minute Thesis

Research communication competition for doctoral students

Wed., March 27
1:00 PM
VBRB 305

Academic Showcase

Poster session displaying research, scholarship, and creative work from the WSU community

Thur., March 28
9 AM – Noon
Compton Union Building | Senior Ballroom


GPSA Research Exposition

Poster session to recognize graduate and professional students’ research success

Thur., March 28
9 AM – Noon
Compton Union Building | Senior Ballroom


Celebrating Excellence Banquet

Recognizing the dedication and achievements of faculty and staff

Fri., March 29
5 PM
Compton Union Building | Senior Ballroom


Tribute to 2024 Faculty and Staff Awardees

See highlights of their remarkable achievements.