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Hospitality Business Management revives 1940s tradition — The Bellhop
February 26, 2018

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Bellhop graphicPULLMAN, Wash. – The School of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University is renewing a tradition that began in 1940s — The Bellhop, a celebration of the hospitality program featuring a dinner and dancing.

Former WSU Extension dean named to 4-H hall of fame
October 3, 2014

Tate-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Michael J. Tate, the former dean of Washington State University Extension and just-retired chief diversity officer and human development professor, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 10 for his lifetime achievements and contributions.

WSU Athletic Director Jim Sterk new WWU Hall of Famer
February 8, 2010



Photo by Jordan Stead, WWU Athletics.



PULLMAN – WSU Athletic Director Jim Sterk was among four inducted into the Western Washington University Athletics Hall of Fame on Feb. 6.


Sterk set a WWU Vikings season record for tackles as a linebacker. He received a bachelor’s degree at WWU in 1980, and earned four letters in football and one in basketball. During the 1977 season, Sterk was a first-team NAIA District One football all-star, team captain and MVP in helping the Vikings to the district championship game.


The induction ceremony took place in Bellingham … » More …

Professor honoredfor literacy work
November 1, 2007

RICHLAND – WSU Tri-Cities Professor Terrell Young was inducted into the Washington Organization for Reading Development (WORD) Hall of Fame in recognition of his work on behalf of early childhood literacy.

Young is professor of literacy education at WSU Tri-Cities. He focuses on literature-based practices in elementary and secondary classrooms, with particular interest in English language learners, struggling readers, content literacy and comprehension. Young has been a WSU professor since 1990.

His professional involvement with the WORD includes serving as the vice president, president, conference committee chairman, and International Reading Association coordinator for … » More …

Washington state 4-H inducts eight into Hall of Fame
October 31, 2006

PUYALLUP– Eight Washington residents were inducted into the Washington State 4-H Hall of Fame at the 4-H Forum in Chelan Oct. 20.They were recognized for their commitment and impact on 4-H and their communities; and leadership to 4-H over many years.Recognized this year were the following: Audrey Brannon, Woodinville, has been an active 4-H volunteer in Snohomish County for 30 years where her name is synonymous with 4-H poultry. She co-founded the Bear Creek Bunch 4-H Club in 1976.  She served as county poultry program leader and later as Evergreen State Fair 4-H Poultry Superintendent.  She received the Snohomish County Clover Award in 2005.Richard Bartram, … » More …

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame induction Sept. 8 evening
September 1, 2006

PULLMAN – Washington State University will induct nine new members into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 8, with a reception and dinner preceding the induction ceremonies at Bohler Gym.The new list of inductees includes basketball players James Donaldson and Steve Puidokas, football standouts Dan Lynch and Vaughan Hitchcock (who also excelled in wrestling), swimmer Dick Hannula, gymnstics coach Hubert Dunn, bowler Janet Harman, track star Laura Lavine and athletic director Sam Jankovich.The photo on the left is Steve Puidokas. The reception begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The induction ceremonies will be held following dinner.All seven … » More …

An international Hall of Fame
September 22, 2004

International pioneers of cutting-edge inventions and breakthrough products will be showcased collectively for the first time in Washington State University’s new, interactive “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hall of Fame.”“We believe this will be the first center in the world to highlight the accomplishments of these very dynamic and creative people,” said WSU College of Business and Economics Dean Len Jessup.Jessup and Gus Grant, co-founder of Sprint and a 1941 WSU alumnus, announced plans Sept. 10 to create the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hall of Fame while at the college’s inaugural meeting of its national board of advisers in Seattle.Grant has been a driving force behind WSU’s Entrepreneurship … » More …