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May 8: Alumnus to speak at WSU multicultural graduation

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Damon-ArnoldPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumnus and former staff member Damon F. Arnold will give the keynote address at the free, public Washington State University Multicultural Graduation Celebration 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Schweitzer Event Center. Approximately 160 graduates are expected to be honored.Continue reading

April 22: Finance expert shares investing tips

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

BryanWeeks-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – Bryan Weeks, president and chief executive officer of Silver Creek Capital Management, will present “Business Trends in the Institutional Investment Industry,” a free, public talk, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Todd Hall 130, Washington State University.Continue reading

#CougsGive125 shatters goals, surpasses $300,000 in gifts

By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation

cougs-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – With gifts as small as $5 and as large as $25,000, Washington State University alumni, students, employees and friends rallied to participate in the university’s first official day of giving, which was held in conjunction with the celebration of WSU’s 125th anniversary.Continue reading

#CougsGive125 marks 125 years: Together…we’ve got this!

cougs-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Cougs everywhere are invited to participate in #CougsGive125, Washington State University’s first “day of giving,” to support the WSU people and programs that shape the future of our state and world. The goal is to raise more than $125,000 from at least 1,250 donors in 36 hours.Continue reading

March 24: Alum speaks on Nobel winner Mario Vargas Llosa

By Peggy Perkins, Honors College

WilliamsPULLMAN, Wash. – “A Nobel Laureate’s Journey: Stockholm via Pullman,” about the life and works of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, will be presented by Washington State University alumnus Raymond L. Williams at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Honors Hall Lounge at Washington State University.Continue reading

April 1: National parks’ top historian, alumnus to speak

By Adrian Aumen, WSU College of Arts & Sciences

SuttonPULLMAN, Wash. – Robert K. Sutton, chief historian of the National Park Service (NPS), will discuss little-known facts about Native American participation in the U.S. Civil War during a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. Light refreshments will be served.Continue reading

WSU Vancouver honors 33 during Women’s History Month

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications

women-of-distinction-150VANCOUVER, Wash. – Fifteen students and eight others with ties to Washington State University Vancouver are among 33 women who will be honored at the annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in Firstenburg Student Commons.Continue reading