Give to Dress-A-Coug at WSU Vancouver

The community is encouraged to help Washington State University Vancouver students suit up for the workforce by donating new or clean, gently used professional attire, including dress shirts, pants, skirts, suits, accessories, belts, dress shoes and ties. A collection bin will be available on campus Jan. 16-26 in the lobby of the Student Services Center. Free visitor parking is nearby.

Students will have an opportunity to select an outfit Feb. 6 and 7 at the Dress-A-Coug Clothing Giveaway. They will wear their new business attire to the spring Career and Internship Fair Feb. 13-14 and for interviews.

Questions may be directed to Career Counselor Tina Harney at (360) 546-9503 or chrstina.harney@wsu.edu.

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave., in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-Tran bus service.

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.

This information was provided by Washington State University Vancouver.

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Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start ClarkCountyToday.com.