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Nursing graduates to be recognized in candlelight ceremony
December 4, 2013

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Tri-Cities graduates of the Washington State University College of Nursing will be recognized at convocation, a special pinning and candlelight ceremony, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Richland Baptist Church, 1632 George Washington Way, Richland.

Alpha Epsilon Delta Gamma Chapter inductions
October 8, 2009

PULLMAN – The newly chartered chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta National Honor Society will be inducting the charter members at a 3 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 17, in the WSU CUB. National AED Officer and WSU alumnus Donald Schreiweis will be conducting the initiation.


This will be the first induction ceremony for the founding class of the WSU Gamma Chapter
Members being inducted include 16 students in pre-health professional related fields of study who have completed at least three semesters of college course work and displayed academic excellence by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.2.


Also being recognized are two honorary members, … » More …

Commisioning ceremony hosts guest speaker
April 17, 2009

Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall

PULLMAN – In a commissioning ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 in Kimbrough room 110, sixteen men and women will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army.


The guest speaker is retired Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a hometown hero from Olympia, Washington.  He received the highest award for valor for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang, Vietnam in 1966.  He was a member of A Company, 1st of the 229th Air Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Calvary Division … » More …

Nursing Graduates will be recognized in candlelight ceremony
December 15, 2008

RICHLAND — Graduates of the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing will be recognized at Convocation, a special pinning and candlelight ceremony, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Battelle Auditorium, 904 Battelle Blvd., Richland.
Convocation is a thoughtful occasion where faculty, staff, medical professionals and students’ family members celebrate the hard work and special relationships of the 28 members of the Fall 2008 graduating class. Of those, 21 are earning Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees, one is completing the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science program, and six are earning Master of Nursing degrees.
The two-hour ceremony … » More …

Frank Blethen will speak at the Dec. Commencement
November 7, 2008

PULLMAN — Frank Blethen, publisher and chief executive officer of The Seattle Times, will be the WSU Fall 2008 Commencement speaker.


The event will begin 10 a.m. Dec.13 in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. WSU President Elson S. Floyd will preside over the ceremony.


Blethen is a fourth-generation member of the family that founded The Seattle Times in 1896. He has been The Seattle Times’ publisher and CEO since 1985, having joined the family business full-time in 1968. He also was publisher of The Seattle Times-owned Walla Walla Union-Bulletin for two years.


A Seattle native, … » More …

Groundbreaking ceremony for residence hall
April 28, 2008


PULLMAN – Faculty and staff are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, May 1 for the state-of-the-art residence hall on Olympia Avenue.

The event begins at 5 p.m. in the parking lot intersection of Olympia Avenue and Forest Way. The celebration marks the first student housing facility to be built on the WSU Pullman campus since 1972.

The LEED Silver building project aims to reflect the University’s values of sustainability and commitment toward students. In addition, the building will incorporate several green strategies including storm-water rain gardens, sun shading devices and indoor air strategies.

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Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21
February 19, 2008

PULMAN – eXtension, a national web resource that brings the knowledge and resources of the nation’s land-grant universities to one site, will be formally launched Feb 21 as part of the 2008 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.

Secretary of Agriculture Ed Shafer is scheduled to “cut the ribbon” during a ceremony, scheduled for noon Pacific Standard Time. The launch ceremony can be watched via videostream in 409 Hulbert Hall. Until it runs out, pizza will be provided. 

eXtension provides space where content providers from across the nation’s Extension system can join together to produce new information and educational resources on a wide range … » More …

Murrow School honors distinguished alumni
December 6, 2007

Photo: Kathi Goertzen is an anchor at KOMO TV and a Murrow graduate.


PULLMAN – WSU communication graduates are inspiring a new generation of professionals to reach for their dreams and remember their roots.

That is just one reason Seattle television journalist Kathi Goertzen and Washington businessman Ted Baseler were inducted into the WSU Edward R. Murrow School of Communication Hall of Achievement last week.

In a special Nov. 30 ceremony in the Summit Room at KOMO Radio/TV, WSU president Elson Floyd presented crystals to Goertzen and Baseler in honor and recognition of their achievements and service throughout their distinguished careers. … » More …

Teaching academy inducts members
April 13, 2007

WSU’s President’s Teaching Academy will nearly double in size on April 17, when 15 new faculty leaders are added to its ranks. In addition, a ceremony will be held to recognize the contributions of the academy over the past three years.The academy was formed three years ago with the appointment of 12 recognized faculty leaders. The group was given an assignment “to provide high-level universitywide advocacy and focused energy to enable WSU to offer the best undergraduate experience to students at a research university.” Over the past several years, the group has:• Participated in national workshops• Provided teaching workshops at WSU• Identified top priority issues … » More …

WSU Veterans’ sacrifices to be remembered
November 3, 2006

PULLMAN  – A Veterans Day ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, on the Pullman campus of Washington State University to recognize the service of all veterans, and specifically the sacrifices of three members of the military from WSU who have been killed in the war in Iraq.A procession will gather on Terrell Mall at 10:45 a.m. and will walk to the Veterans Memorial, where the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. The Veterans Memorial is located on the knoll across from Thompson Hall between Administrative Way and Bryan Hall.Captain James Shull was killed in Baghdad in the accidental shooting in November, 2003. Shull graduated … » More …