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Aug. 10: Steve Gleason to receive WSU’s highest alumni honor

By John Sutherland, University Communications

steve gleasonPULLMAN, Wash. – Former Cougar and NFL standout Steve Gleason will receive Washington State University’s 2017 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the university’s highest alumni honor, Aug. 10 on the Pullman campus. » More …

Popular WSU license plates set $613K scholarship record

 

WSU-license platePULLMAN, Wash. – Scholarship funds from the Washington State University license plate, the number-one specialty plate in the state, hit a new record of $613,283 in the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the WSU budget office. All of the proceeds go to scholarships for students in the WSU system. » More …

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 …