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Lisa Jeffers
February 22, 2018

Lisa Jeffers, 52, a resident of Palouse, Wash., who worked at WSU Pullman for Housing and Conference Services from October 1990 to July 2012, died Feb. 11, 2018.

March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge
March 13, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center.

Program lets donors help feed hungry students
February 20, 2017

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students who run out of food money will not have to go hungry thanks to a new donor-funded program called Cougs Feeding Cougs. WSU believes it could be a model for universities nationwide.

SNAP benefits accepted at The Market on Cougar Way
January 23, 2017

By Chantell Cosner & Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eligible low-income students and families have an on-campus location where they can purchase food using their SNAP benefits, thanks to a partnership between Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Starbucks planned in new Digital Classroom Building
November 29, 2016

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By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will have its first full-service, licensed Starbucks store when the new Digital Classroom Building opens in the fall.

Dietician promotes healthy eating in impoverished Haiti
November 17, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

alice-maPULLMAN, Wash. – The sunlight was all but gone as Alice Ma and other volunteers stepped out of their cars into the hot, humid air of rural Haiti. They had just flown from the United States, driven for hours deep into the countryside and now faced a two-mile hike in the dark to reach the remote mountain village of Timo.

Partnership provides low-income access to fresh foods
October 13, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services at Washington State University has partnered with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make fresh foods more accessible for qualified low-income students and families at The Market.