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.
By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation
PULLMAN, 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.
By John Sutherland, University Communications
PULLMAN, 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).
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …