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Center for Civic Engagement honored by local chamber
October 31, 2016

melanie-brownPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) recently received the annual Civic Improvement Award from the Pullman Chamber of Commerce for outstanding contributions to community and citizen relations.

Building HispanicAnglo bridges
April 14, 2008

Building bridges. That summarizes David Lemak’s involvement with the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (


“We need to bridge the gaps between the Hispanic and the Anglo communities, as both businesses and consumers,” explained Lemak, professor of management in the College of Business at WSU Tri-Cities.


“We also need to support economic development through education. Those are the basic goals of the Hispanic chamber.” Lemak helped establish the community organization in 2002.

“I got to know some members of the Hispanic community through my students and through local businesspeople,” … » More …