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Funds sought for dumped, ailing, puppy mill dog
May 7, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Leah-dogPULLMAN, Wash. – No one knows how many breedings and whelpings Leah endured before the internal structures holding her uterus in place gave way, allowing the organs to slip outside her body.

Earthquake jolts WSU Nepali students into a plan
April 30, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Already harried by semester-end studies, Nepali students at Washington State University have devised a plan to help their earthquake-stricken country.

#CougsGive125 shatters goals, surpasses $300,000 in gifts
April 1, 2015

By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation

cougs-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – With gifts as small as $5 and as large as $25,000, Washington State University alumni, students, employees and friends rallied to participate in the university’s first official day of giving, which was held in conjunction with the celebration of WSU’s 125th anniversary.

#CougsGive125 marks 125 years: Together…we’ve got this!
March 25, 2015

cougs-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Cougs everywhere are invited to participate in #CougsGive125, Washington State University’s first “day of giving,” to support the WSU people and programs that shape the future of our state and world. The goal is to raise more than $125,000 from at least 1,250 donors in 36 hours.

Communicators win six awards; director named rising star
February 18, 2014

By John Sutherland, University Communications

Koeppel-Teresa-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff won six awards and a WSU Foundation communications director was honored as a rising star in the 2014 competition sponsored by District VIII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Fundraising goal met for second-year medical education
September 12, 2013

Lisa Brown, WSU Spokane chancellor


SPOKANE, Wash. – WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown announced Wednesday that a private fundraising drive to cover some of the costs of a new second-year medical education program in Spokane has reached its $2.3 million goal.

Brown made her announcement during a joint appearance with University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) Dean Paul Ramsey at the Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) annual meeting at the Convention Center.

In 2011, the UWSOM and WSU announced plans for a two-year pilot to test a new method of delivering … » More …

WSU team wins bronze for creative ad series
July 24, 2013

gift planning 'myth buster' series



WASHINGTON – An ad series about gift planning “myth busters” won a bronze award for Washington State University in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 2013 Circle of Excellence international awards program.

Recognized were David Hoyt, art director at the WSU Foundation; Teresa Koeppel, director of marketing and communication at the WSU Foundation; and Bob Elmer, a writer formerly with WSU University Communications.


Koeppel also served on a team of volunteers from four Pacific Northwest institutions that won an international gold award for district … » More …

Floyd discusses budget plans, progress
September 30, 2010




PULLMAN – WSU leaders are working toward implementing strategic budget cuts, not across-the-board cuts, said President Elson S. Floyd in Wednesday’s State of the University address.


He has asked administrative vice presidents to submit budget plans for their areas by Oct. 15 and he expects to hold public hearings on those plans later this year.


“Everything must and should be on the table as we attempt to balance the budget,” Floyd said.


No across-the-board cuts

During the question-and-answer session following the speech, he said he does not plan to make cuts across the board, because such cuts lead … » More …

Northwest Public Radio raises $260,000 in one day
October 27, 2008

PULLMAN–Despite the economy, a fire alarm and time constraints, Northwest Public Radio staff and volunteers took 2,400 pledges from listeners in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and British Columbia for a total of $260,000 in just one day of on-air fundraising Thursday. More calls are expected in the next few days.


“We expect to make our goal of 2,500 pledges by early next week. Public radio listeners are so incredibly loyal, even in hard economic times”, said Rita Brown, development director. “We received phone call after phone call from people who gave us money and thanked us for bringing them the … » More …