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April 17, 18: Cougar Pride Day offers opportunities for service
April 10, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

coug-in-communityRICHLAND, Wash. – The public is invited to participate in two community service projects with Washington State University Tri-Cities students, employees and alumni on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18.

Football team adds to community clean-up
May 5, 2009

PULLMAN – Showing their pride in Pullman, Washington State University Cougar football team players and coaches picked up litter at different locations around the city on Friday afternoon, May 1.


Their effort — a special addition to Cougar Pride Days held in April – included players (l-r) Daniel Simmons, Ontario, Calif.; Shane Thomas, Spokane; and Eric Block, Bellevue, picking up litter in shrubbery along Grand Avenue near FedEx Kinko’s and Golden Teriyaki. In addition to litter pickup, the Cougars handed out WSU 2009 football posters and schedule cards to Pullman business owners and customers.


Photo by Tim Marsh, WSU University Relations

Area recycles, cleans – even hunts eggs
April 22, 2009

PULLMAN –Look no further than WSU staff and faculty working in the Food Science/Human Nutrition Building (FSHN) for Cougar Pride Days spirit.


Their spirited actions during Cougar Pride Days, April 6-12, ranged from inside and outside clean-up, flower purchasing and planting, a lunch with a surprise egg hunt and recycling education.


Barb Smith, Department of Entomology administrative manager, said the buildings’ activities included:


• Carlie Hochsprung leading an April 9 clean-up outside Hulbert Hall.


• Outside clean-ups on April 10 of the FSNH north and west sides led by Carolee Armfield and south and … » More …

Volunteer for WSU Vancouver’s Cougar Pride Days
April 7, 2009

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver is hosting its annual Cougar Pride Days April 15 – 17. Cougar Pride Days at WSU Vancouver is a time when students, faculty, staff, alumni and campus neighbors get together to demonstrate their cougar pride by volunteering for clean-up projects on the landmark campus.

Cougar Pride Days projects include: boardwalk and trail construction, habitat restoration and campus building cleaning. All outdoor projects start at the Facilities Operations building and are planned for rain or shine, so dress for the weather. Gloves are provided, but remember to wear your boots!

For a list of projects or more information contact Facilities Operations … » More …

Everything set for 7th Annual Cougar Pride Days
March 18, 2008

PULLMAN — Everything is set for the 7th annual Cougar Pride Days at WSU and in the City of Pullman.


Pam Hilliard
, Cougar Pride Days committee chair, said, “We’re set to go. There is a lot of enthusiasm among students, faculty, staff and Pullman citizens. I’m thankful for the hard work which makes improving and beautifying campus and the city possible.”

 “All the tools, including shovels and rakes are ready. Bark is piled up and ready, too. After our winter, being outside and sprucing up for spring and summer will be a … » More …

Cougar Pride Days kicks off in Spokane
March 30, 2007

Photo: James Dalton, Kelly Lagrutta, Judith Van Dongen, Al Pignataro and Mike Wilhelm pitch in to plant a tree donated by the Kingrey’s. (Photo by Becki Meehan.)Spokane, Wash.—The weather was wonderful and the enthusiasm contagious as WSU Spokane faculty, staff, and students joined efforts today to beautify campus in celebration of Cougar Pride Days 2007. More than 35 volunteers divided the duties of planting trees, cleaning up the river bank, painting over graffiti, and cleaning up the undeveloped areas of campus. ASWSU leadership also provided cupcakes after the clean-up efforts in honor of WSU’s birthday. Photo: A group photo of the 2007 volunteers was … » More …

Cougar Pride Days 2007 build trails, camaraderie
March 20, 2007

VANCOUVER – Cougar Pride Days at WSU Vancouver is a time when students, faculty, staff, alumni and campus neighbors get together to demonstrate their pride in the landmark campus.All in the community are invited to join in the work and play, improving the grounds. “Come pitch in and show your Cougar Pride,” said Bill Kelley, WSU Vancouver facilities and operations director.March 29– 11:30 a.m. Pizza feed and dodge ball tournament in the sports court, near the cougar statue.- 11:45 a.m. Campus parade featuring WSU Vancouver faculty, staff, administrators and children from the campus child development program.- 1 – 4 p.m. Campus beautification projects.March 30– 9 … » More …