PULLMAN, Wash. — The Association of Public Television Stations recently recognized WSU employee Dennis Haarsager for his work to improve public television.

Haarsager, associate vice president for Educational Telecommunications and Technology at WSU, received the association’s EDGE (Excellence in Digital transition, Groundbreaking partnerships and Educational Technologies) Award at its meeting in Washington, D.C., for his work on public television groups, task forces and strategic committees over the past five years.

He received the award in part for helping the public television system better understand the opportunities the new technologies offer individual licensees, wrote association president and CEO John Lawson in a letter to Haarsager.

Haarsager has been employed at WSU since 1978.