PULLMAN, Wash. — Hundreds of friends, family, fans and teammates honored Steve Gleason today with the Washington State University’s 2017 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the university’s highest alumni honor.
A retirement celebration for Frances K. McSweeney, vice provost for faculty affairs and the Regents Professor of Psychology, will begin 5 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Lewis Alumni Centre.
A variety of activities are slated for this year’s Washington state Public Employees Recognition Week, May 7-13. Consider marking your calendar to participate.
By Erin McIlraith, Communication Coordinator, Center for Civic Engagement
PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2017 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony will begin 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Compton Union Senior Ballroom on the Washington State University Pullman campus.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will honor 13 individuals as part of its first women of distinction class during a gallery exhibition opening and reception at 5:30 p.m. on April 13 in the entrance to the East Building on campus.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The only blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest completed his latest feat – solo kayaking all 277 miles of the Grand Canyon – in 2014. Copies of his memoir about that adventure, co-written with Washington State University clinical professor of English Buddy Levy, will be signed by Levy 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Bookie as part of Mom’s Weekend.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifty-seven undergraduates won 51 awards for their research presentations at Washington State University’s annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27. Nearly 225 students participated in eight categories.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy Magnuson, emeritus professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, will receive the Lane V. Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service during the annual Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.