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Floyd’s prep school dedicates memorial in his honor

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.

AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed at pavilion

(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 […]

AIDS Memorial Quilt, HIV Discussions

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 […]

Locals encouraged to select AIDS memorial quilt panels

(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 […]

WSU’s first wheat breeder honored at dedication

“Professor William Jasper Spillman inspired students, colleagues farmers and administrators,” said Steve Jones, WSU winter wheat breeder.  “It is our hope that he continues to inspire for generations to come.”  Jones spoke before a crowd of more than 100 people at the rededication of the Spillman memorial stone on Saturday, Oct. 21.  William Jasper Spillman […]

Spillman marker to be moved to Clark Hall

PULLMAN – Washington State University’s first wheat breeder will be honored at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21.  State Sen. Mark Schoesler and  WSU President V. Lane Rawlins will rededicate the Spillman Memorial Stone in the Clark Hall Plaza, near the intersection of Wilson Road and Lincoln Drive. William Jasper Spillman was a member of […]