Fluor announces freshman scholarship

Richland, Wash. — Fluor has pledged a $6,000 scholarship package for an incoming freshman at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Fluor Foundation is announcing a dollar-for-dollar matching program for employee donations to WSU Tri-Cities. The Fluor freshman scholarship is donated on behalf of the Fluor Corporation, Fluor Hanford and the Fluor Government Group. In […]

Teachers support colleagues in New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina may be just a grim memory to those of us not in its path. But remnants of the devastation linger in the coastal Southeast. In one of many efforts to help, teachers throughout Washington have teamed up to offer supplies, support and encouragement to teachers from the St. Bernard Parish School District in […]

WSU English Club aids students in need of books

PULLMAN – Members of the English Club at Washington State University delivered 29 boxes of books last month to Sacajawea Middle School in Spokane, Wash., after an arson fire in September destroyed the school’s library. “It’s amazing to me that some students in Pullman would take time out of their busy schedules to do something […]

Museum of Art seeks help restoring two artworks

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at Washington State University is seeking public donations to help restore two significant pieces of modern American art by internationally recognized artist Eva Hesse. One of the two pieces, entitled “Stratum,” is currently on display in the museum as part of the exhibit “Art & Context: the ’50s and […]

Program gives 105 percent of employee donations

Ten years ago the amount was $3.4 million. Five years ago it was $4.7 million. Last year, the Washington State Combined Fund Drive donated more than $5.6 million to 2,199 nonprofit organizations — the highest in the program’s history. WSU employees gave $167,944.    CFD was founded in Washington State in 1984 as a means of […]

WSU collects more than 7,000 Backpacks for Hope

Washington State University collected more than 7,000 Backpacks for Hope as part of its continuing effort to help those impacted by two Gulf Coast hurricanes. Oct. 8, the date of the WSU home football game against Stanford, was the final day of the backpack collection effort, which started in September. The backpacks for school age […]

Faculty invest in WSU’s future

For several Washington State University scientists, devoting their careers to their students, departments and research programs is just the beginning of their investment in the university. Don Matteson, professor emeritus, chemistry; Bruce McFadden, professor emeritus, biochemistry; Robert Nilan, dean emeritus, College of Sciences; and Ralph Yount, professor of biochemistry and current chair of chemistry, all […]

Combined Fund Drive kicked off

The Intercollegiate College of Nursing/Washington State University College of Nursing is kicking the Washington State Combined Fund Drive into high gear by asking employees to contribute to the CFD and also help to fight hunger in Spokane by donating food to The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest. The Washington State Combined Fund […]