By Trevor Durham, University Development 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.
By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of the Alexandra Navrotsky Institute for Experimental Thermodynamics, made possible by a $1 million gift from Alexandra Navrotsky, Distinguished Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth and Environmental Materials Chemistry at University of California-Davis.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University today launched a national search for its next vice president of University Advancement and chief executive officer of the WSU Foundation. The position leads the university’s fundraising and advancement activities.
By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology SEATTLE – Proceeds from winemaker dinners at various Seattle locations will support Children’s Hospital and Washington State University viticulture and enology research. Hosted by Auction of Washington Wines, the wine-paired meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, and cost $150.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Ridge Golf Club will host the ninth annual Jess Ford of Pullman Hardhat Classic Golf Tournament Saturday, July 29, to benefit Washington State University’s Facilities Services Scholarship Fund/Endowment. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – The School of Hospitality Business Management (SHBM) at Washington State University will celebrate its 85th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the CUB senior ballroom. The public is invited.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business SEATTLE – A new networking event in support of business education – Celebrate Carson College! – will be 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Herban Feast SODO Park, 3200 1st Ave. South, Suite 100, Seattle.
By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation PULLMAN, Wash – The Washington State University Foundation honored emeritus professor of plant pathology and eighth WSU president Samuel H. Smith as recipient of the 2016 Weldon B. Gibson Distinguished Volunteer Award at the annual Recognition Gala Sept. 30.
By Elizabeth Rudd, Brelsford WSU visitor center PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumni Annette Bergevin and Dave Harvey of Bergevin Lane Vineyards will discuss their Walla Walla winery and wines at 2:30 p.m. during a tasting at 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center, 150 E. Spring St., Pullman.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Members of the community are invited to become part of Washington State University Tri-Cities’ new student union building by buying a brick, bench or patio planter.