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March 12: Memorial for admissions director Stan Berry
February 24, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – An informal memorial for Stan Berry, retired director of admissions at Washington State University, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at Banyans on the Ridge at the WSU golf course.

Oct. 14: Luminaria lighting, cancer fundraiser honor Floyd
October 5, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Floyd-E 2009 80RICHLAND, Wash. – A public luminaria lighting ceremony to honor the late President Elson S. Floyd and others affected by cancer will be hosted by students at Washington State University Tri-Cities 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, on the Rotary Stage on campus.

Floyd’s prep school dedicates memorial in his honor
September 24, 2015

ROME, Ga. – Darlington School on Wednesday named a lakeside area where the national flag is displayed in memory of Elson S. Floyd, the Washington State University president who died in June. Floyd was the first black graduate, in 1974, of the private, college-preparatory day and boarding school in Rome.

Aug. 26: Employees, students get time to remember Floyd
August 17, 2015

Floyd-E 2009 80PULLMAN, Wash. – A universitywide celebration of the life and legacy of President Elson S. Floyd will be 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Beasley Coliseum. It will be live streamed and viewable at Martin Stadium, the CUB Auditorium and on the Web.

Sept. 11: 9/11 ceremony honors WWI veterans
September 4, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Sundance-at-memorial-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Veterans will be honored and the 100th anniversary of World War I commemorated at a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in the Discovery Garden at Washington State University Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536 (Memorial Highway).

Register for the William Owen Bush Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk
March 24, 2009

RICHLAND — The first WSU Tri-Cities Fun Run on March 28 will recognize a multiracial pioneer who was key in establishing what is now WSU in Pullman.

 

The William Owen Bush Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. Saturday on the Richland campus. Participation is free and open to the public, sponsored by the WSU Tri-Cities student-run Multicultural Club.

 

Registration starts at 8 a.m. in the WSU Tri-Cities parking lot by the East Building, 2710 University Drive.  The 5K course goes along the Columbia River and wraps around the campus. Individuals and teams are welcome. Light refreshments are provided. Wear your crimson … » More …

AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed at pavilion
December 4, 2007

(Photos by Jessica Fitts, WSU Today intern).

 

The AIDS Memorial Quilt, which is on display at WSU’s Ensminger Pavilion from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday until Dec. 7, is the largest WSU presentation of a quilt since 1997. 

 

The Cougar Health Awareness Team, Health and Wellness Services, and the CUB Gallery on the Move are hosting the display, which consists of 160 panels. 

 
The AIDS Memorial Quilt began with just one 3’x … » More …

AIDS Memorial Quilt, HIV Discussions
November 19, 2007


Photo: One block from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. (Photo from aidsquilt.org).

RICHLAND — Seven blocks from the national AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display Monday, Nov. 26, through Saturday, Dec. 1, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

The exhibit features a special awareness event each day, ranging from free HIV testing to a discussion on the history of AIDS and HIV in the Tri-Cities.

The exhibit and events are in the WSU Tri-Cities West Building Atrium at 2710 University Drive, Richland. The West Building is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. … » More …

Locals encouraged to select AIDS memorial quilt panels
April 30, 2007

(Photo courtesy of Aidsquilt.org.) The Cougar Health Awareness Team (CHAT) invites community members to submit requests for specific AIDS Memorial Quilt panels to be included in the December Washington State University display.Panel requests to memorialize individuals can be submitted at www.hws.wsu.edu by May 17.CHAT is bringing 160 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to WSU in an effort to generate HIV/AIDS awareness and education within the Pullman community. The NAMES Project Foundation first displayed the quilt in 1987, made of 40 panels. Each panel of the quilt stands three feet by nine feet, (the size of a human grave) representing the life of an … » More …