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Alumnus endows chair honoring former professor
June 22, 2004

Washington State University on June 18 announced the establishment of the Omer L. Carey Endowed Chair in Financial Education.

The gift honors former WSU College of Business and Economics professor Omer Carey, who served on the college’s finance faculty between 1964 and 1973. He challenged and inspired many students during his career. This gift helps ensure that WSU business students will continue to be challenged and inspired by a leading scholar.

“The master professor, researcher and industry liaison who will fill the Carey Chair will continue Dr. Carey’s … » More …

Hoping for a bumper crop of regents scholars
April 23, 2004

Only two weeks remain for high school principals throughout the state to nominate their top academic junior students for Washington State University’s prestigious Regents Scholarship, and a host of departments and faculty are hoping for a bumper crop of potential Cougar recruits with exceptional academic records.Last year, principals submitted 468 nominations, with 188 students ultimately choosing WSU. This year, the university put out an aggressive and orchestrated effort to encourage the state’s high schools to submit the names of their top students. In addition, efforts are under way to increase the number of Regents Scholars and other top students who ultimately enroll at WSU by … » More …