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Surgery, trauma expert Don Trunkey presented Alumni Achievement Award

Don Trunkey PULLMAN, Wash. – Don Trunkey, a professor emeritus of surgery at the Oregon Health Science University, has been presented with the WSU Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his influential career and contributions to medical education, surgical methods and trauma care. » More …

WSU launching new online career database — Handshake replaces CougLink

By Beverly Makhani, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A new online career database named “Handshake” will go live July 1 for Washington State University students and potential employers. It will replace the current “CougLink” system. » More …

Don Miller named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus

Don Miller WSU alumnusRICHLAND, Wash. – Don Miller, CEO of Gesa Credit Union, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence.

Miller will be presented with the award during the 2017 WSU Tri-Cities commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Wash. » More …

April 13: Alumnus software expert talks about careers

HubSpotPULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn about technology careers during a video conference from Boston with Washington State University alumnus Russell Pixton (’07 general studies) at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Lighty 160. » More …

Tri-Cities alumna advocates for support services in D.C.

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Alejandra Cardoso, a recent graduate of Washington State University Tri-Cities, was chosen as one of three representatives from Washington state to participate in the Council for Opportunity in Education’s National Policy Seminar March 19-22 in Washington, D.C. » More …

WSU to present women’s awards at annual luncheon

PULLMAN, Wash. – Awards for Washington State University Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction will be presented at the annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon and Symposium at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Hotel developer, manager receives WSU alumni award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Larry Culver, retired hotel developer and manager, was honored Feb. 25 with the Washington State University Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his career as an innovative leader in the hospitality industry and his service to WSU. » More …