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Simpson Strong-Tie gift supports WSU engineering research
April 4, 2016

SST Logo rgb - white box BG INDICATORPULLMAN, Wash. – An annual $100,000 donation for the next eight years from Simpson Strong-Tie will support Washington State University construction and engineering research in the new PACCAR Environmental Technology Building on the WSU Pullman campus.

Tri-Cities grant funds STEM videos with LIGO, schools
February 10, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – High school students, scientists and Washington State University Tri-Cities students in many disciplines are teaming up to make video “STEM Flicks” to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce preparation.

Uncommon student gets a chance, gives back more
December 15, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Orlan-SvingenPULLMAN, Wash. – When history professor Orlan Svingen encouraged nontraditional student Janet Creighton to complete her doctorate at Washington State University in the 1990s, he had no idea that she and her husband are philanthropists and longtime generous supporters of WSU.

WSU’s largest endowed scholarship benefits future teachers
December 1, 2015

By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of its largest endowed scholarship fund, made possible through a $16.5 million estate gift from San Francisco Bay area developer, philanthropist and alumnus Roscoe “Rock” Logan and his wife, Jane.

Schweitzer gift in memory of powerful professor Flechsig
November 30, 2015

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Al-FlechsigPULLMAN, Wash. – In honor of a fondly remembered professor, Edmund Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Lab are making donations of $100,000 each to the Alfred and Nancy Flechsig Fund for Laboratory Improvement at Washington State University.

Avista Corp. gives to Floyd medical education fund
September 22, 2015

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Avista Corp. has contributed $25,000 to the Dr. Elson S. Floyd Medical Education Founders Fund to honor the memory of the late Washington State University president’s vision and courage.

WECO donates optical wine grape sorter for research
August 31, 2015

By Erika Holmes, Viticulture & Enology

wine-sorting-graphic-80WOODLAND, Calif. – WECO Sorting and Automation Solutions has donated a state-of-the-art optical wine grape sorter worth $71,500 to the new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center at the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus in Richland, Wash.

Student awarded financial assistance after earthquake
August 5, 2015

By Akinlana Sterling, International Programs

PaudelPULLMAN, Wash. – A Nepali doctoral student whose finances were threatened following spring earthquakes in his country is on track to complete his dissertation this fall thanks to private aid and Washington State University matching funds.

Pharmacy college, students get scholarship money
August 3, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Nye-and-Stolz-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Student pharmacists Jeff Nye and Patrick Stolz recently received $5,000 scholarships and trips to a national pharmacy owner workshop this fall from Cardinal Health. Associate Dean Linda Garrelts MacLean will speak at the workshop about identifying and serving patient care niches in pharmacy practice.

Tribal gift advances new WSU Native American scholarship
July 21, 2015

By Faith Price, Tribal Liaison Office

LA CONNER, Wash. – The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has generously donated $5,000 toward establishment of a scholarship for Native American students at Washington State University.