In their son’s memory, Lynn and Paris Pitts established the Max Pitts Memorial AMDT Endowed Scholarship for students in the department who are passionate about fashion and design, regardless of financial need.
Designers will be showing off their upcycled apparel and accessories, including dresses made from kitty litter bags and discarded liquor pouches, as part of this year’s Washington State Recycling Association’s Trashion Show.
The WSU alumnus’ gift of more than $1.5 million provides perpetual annual funding for arts, music, and humanities programming, including student engagement opportunities like internships and study abroad.
A presentation, “From Dissertation to Book: Discussing the Process and Experience of Early Professional Scholarship,” will be held from 1–2 p.m. tomorrow in the Terrell Library atrium. The event will also be livestreamed.