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The Courage to Follow Her Own Story: WSU alumna and CNN anchor Ana Cabrera

anna_cabrera_in_studioPULLMAN, Wash. – When Ana Cabrera first set foot on Washington State University’s Pullman campus in 2000, she had no idea she’d become a CNN weekend news anchor 17 years later. » More …

Nov. 6-9: Hollywood composer, studio musician, WSU alum, shares insights

Paul Henning, composer, musician
Henning

PULLMAN, Wash. – Hollywood studio musician, arranger, major film music composer and rising star. It’s not your average resume for someone who grew up on a Palouse wheat farm and graduated from nearby WAZZU. » More …

Oct. 20: Tasting event features blends created by WSU wine students

By Kaury Balcom, WSU Viticulture & Enology

blended-learning-wine bottlePULLMAN, Wash. – Meet WSU viticulture and enology students and taste select wines from the “Blended Learning” student-made wine series, 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. » More …

Scott Carson awarded WSU Foundation’s top honor

By Cindy Hollenbeck, University Advancement

Scott Carson_WSU alumni
Carson

PULLMAN, Wash – WSU Foundation presented its highest honor — the Weldon B. “Hoot” Gibson Distinguished Volunteer Award — to retired Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Scott Carson during the 38th Annual Recognition Gala in Pullman, Sept. 28. » More …

Calvert named WSU vp for advancement, foundation CEO

Lisa Calvert
Calvert

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lisa Calvert, a development and fundraising expert with more than 30 years of experience, has been named vice president for advancement at Washington State University and CEO of the WSU Foundation. She will start at WSU on Oct. 25.

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Private support for WSU tops $122 Million in FY2017

By Trevor Durham, University Development

Picciotto Gil interim vp advancement
Picciotto

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University supporters committed $21.6 million in private support in June — a record for that month — to bring WSU’s total fundraising activity to more than $122.6 million in gifts, grants, revocable commitments and other contributions during Fiscal Year 2017. » More …