March 6, 13: Workshop helps families keep lands intact

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension EVERETT, Wash. – Many landowners want to preserve their family lands and associated businesses but don’t know how to engage the next generation(s) in the process. A two-part succession planning workshop, including dinners, will be 5-9 p.m. Thursdays, March 6 and 13, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension […]

WSU Extension 4-H joins with partners to serve military families

PULLMAN – WSU has been awarded a one-year, $1.75 million grant to enhance the communications and information resources available to military families.   WSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is among the handful of higher education institutions working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Defense to strengthen support for military families throughout […]

Extension program to strengthen families expands

PULLMAN – WSU’s ability to support parents and youth through WSU Extension’s Strengthening Families Program for parents and youth 10 to 14-years-old has recently expanded to the state’s most populated area, thanks to a grant from the Raikes Foundation.   The Strengthening Families Program is a research-based, best-practices model that reaches families with 10 to […]

Work and memories tie them to WSU

WSU is one of many stops in the careers of some employees. For others, this university and small-town Pullman will forever be home. Such is the case for a handful of faculty members who have followed in the footsteps of their parents, who also were on the faculty at WSU. “As a kid, you can’t […]

Families host international students

Wanted: Good-hearted local residents willing to share friendly conversation and a home-cooked meal (or even a store-bought pizza) with international students who want a fuller picture of American life. This fall about 80 international students have signed up for WSU’s Friends and Family program. But, Ben Colston, international student adviser, said he only has about […]