community service

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Yuliya Ardasheva, an education professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and James Bledsoe, a longtime advocate for underrepresented students at WSU Pullman, are among those selected to receive the annual WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award.

Sept. 10: WSU Tri-Cities hosts Volunteer Fair

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – More than 20 local nonprofit groups offering volunteer opportunities will network with the campus community at the Washington State University Tri-Cities Volunteer Fair 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the West Courtyard on campus.

WSU partners with Habitat to build ‘Tri-Cities Coug house’

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Students, employees and alumni of Washington State University Tri-Cities will help build a home for low-income families starting in September after the campus signed a partnership agreement with Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity on Thursday.

Student-designed software helps nonprofit gain efficiency

By Joseph Jensen, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications intern RICHLAND, Wash. – A nonprofit mediation service is spending more time educating and serving clients and less time on administration, thanks to software designed last summer by students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities computer science class.

Oct. 18: Tri-Cities Cougs community service project

RICHLAND, Wash. — Students and community members are invited to volunteer in landscaping the south-side trail of Badger Mountain in collaboration with the Richland Rotary and Friends of Badger on Oct. 18 at 8:30 a.m. as part of Cougs in the Community, a new service-based learning program at Washington State University Tri-Cities.