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Not just for moms
March 31, 2006

WSU Pullman’s annual Mom’s Weekend festivities run Friday-Sunday, April 7-9. Colleges, departments and student groups host specialized activities and some gatherings really are geared to students and their moms. But there are many other events with broader appeal to WSU employees, graduate students and their families. Some of these include: • Quilt exhibit, free, Holland/Terrell Libraries atrium, all day Friday and Saturday, after noon Sunday. • Arts & crafts fair, free, Beasley Coliseum, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. • Portrait photography, $25 for two 5×7 prints, Bookie, 1-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. • Greenhouse open house, … » More …

Campuses outline variety of Cougar Pride activities, dates
February 17, 2006

Planning is under way for volunteer efforts at WSU regional campuses as part of the Cougar Pride Days annual spring spruce-up event. Activities on the WSU Spokane, WSU Tri-Cities and WSU Vancouver campuses may be on dates different than the university and City of Pullman event set for March 22-April 4. At WSU Spokane, tentative plans include picking up litter on undeveloped areas of campus and along the Spokane River bordering campus, said Jon Schad, facility operations director. If weather is frost free, flowers may be planted in beds along Spokane Falls Boulevard, which runs through campus. WSU Tri-Cities will host Cougar Pride activities starting … » More …

On the ropes: Adventure pushes, unites faculty and staff
October 29, 2004

Rope challenge courses have been called one of the safest and most valuable learning tools in the adventure programming field. Today, rope courses are more than just ropes, and the adventure of using them has expanded to a broad range of educational, business, organizational, recreational and therapeutic organizations. This year the WSU Pullman campus added its own outdoor ropes challenge course, located behind the Student Recreation Center. With the course came a new program manager – Francis Morgan-Gallo.Among the skills that a challenge program can teach are risk-taking, teamwork and other group dynamics. It can help groups identify problems, weaknesses and strengths and map courses … » More …

All campus join activities during Campus Pride Days
March 29, 2004

Mark your calendars and plan to get out and enjoy the effort as Cougar Pride Days 2004 kicks off March 29-April 2 on the Washington State University Pullman campus.This is the third year of the annual spring event, during which university faculty, staff, student and area resident volunteers help make the WSU campus more beautiful. The schedule so far includes: • Monday, March 29: Noon kickoff event, Terrell Mall or inside CUB if the weather is bad. Also at noon, the WSU Student Alumni Connection will serve birthday cake in the CUB celebrating WSU’s 114th birthday. • Wednesday, March 31: 10 a.m.-noon, WSU President V. … » More …

Recognition and leadership events highlighted
February 25, 2004

The achievements and contributions of women in our communities will be celebrated in March during Women’s History Month at Washington State University. A highlight will be the Women’s Recognition Luncheon, where the Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year honors will be awarded.“We encourage departments throughout the university to plan events to celebrate women’s history,” said Alice Coil, director of the Women’s Resource Center at WSU. Scheduled for noon Thursday, March 25, in the CUB Ballroom, the luncheon will recognize four women — an alumna, an employee, a student and a woman outside WSU — as Women of Distinction and one as the Woman … » More …

WSU students plan Homecoming 2003 activities
September 23, 2003

Final plans are underway for a bonfire rally, parade, student competitions and other activities during Washington State University’s Homecoming, Sept. 30-Oct. 4. “Cougs turn up the heat for a Wildcat defeat” is the theme of this year’s homecoming festivities. The week caps off when the WSU Cougar football team takes on the Arizona Wildcats in Martin Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 4. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. The annual Homecoming bonfire rally is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at The Triangle, the area connecting Stadium Way and Colorado Street, north of Mooberry Track. Taking part in the rally will be WSU President V. … » More …

New home-game activities aimed at entire community
August 22, 2003

Home-game activities at Washington State University will take on a dynamic new dimension this fall as the City of Pullman and the university join hands to launch a communitywide celebration for students, parents and citizens. Mere tailgate parties in parking lots may become a thing of the past, as WSU and the community offer barbecues, concerts, classes by WSU world-class faculty, and a family night street fair. It will be a weekend event.“These new events and activities, continued from previous years, put the focus on the entire weekend for each home football game. It’s a great package,” said Sally Savage, vice president for University Relations.Here’s … » More …