By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Kyla Lakin’s dogs and cats stare out of her paintings with trust, alertness and hope, much as they did in life. The Washington State University student knew them all as temporary residents of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSOP) in Moscow, Idaho, before they became the stars of WSU Animal Health Library’s next “Art in the Library” exhibit.
PULLMAN –The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine has received a gift of $193,000 from proceeds of a land sale by the Moses Lake Grant County Humane Society.
The funds established the Ethel Roberge Scholarship for veterinary students at WSU. Annual distributions from the fund will be used to award one or more scholarships with preference given to veterinary students from Grant County. If no veterinary students from Grant County are identified, veterinary students from Eastern Washington will be eligible.
“This is an extraordinary gift provided from Moses Lake and Grant County for tomorrow’s veterinarians,” said Interim Dean Bryan Slinker. “Veterinary students incur some of the … » More …
If you are wondering what all the shouting is about in the middle of campus, don’t worry, it is only senior music major Kaleo Keanu and the rest of Lamba Chi Alpha fraternity collecting donations for the Humane Society.
“For the price of a coffee, you could feed a dog for a week”, said Keanu, while accumulating donations for their fraternity’s philanthropy.
Along with Lambda Chi Alpha members are three Humane Society dogs looking for a … » More …