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Recruit suite named for Steve Gleason – ‘an inspiration’

By Bill Stevens, WSU Athletics

GleasonPULLMAN, Wash. – The recruiting room inside the Cougar Football Complex at Washington State University has been named the Steve Gleason Recruit Suite in honor of the WSU Athletic Hall of Famer who played football and baseball 1995-99 and in the NFL 2000-07 for the New Orleans Saints. » More …

College of Business celebrates name, impact on students

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 1,000 students attended the recent naming celebration of the Washington State University Carson College of Business, along with alumni, faculty, staff, friends and Carson family members, to recognize Scott and Linda Carson’s generosity and longtime support of WSU. » More …

Oct. 24: Carson College naming ceremony planned

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Todd-color-drawing-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A naming celebration for the Carson College of Business will take place Oct. 24 on the Pullman campus. The celebration is free to the public. » More …

In a sea of crimson, Voiland College celebrates new name

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Gene Voiland graduated from Washington State University in 1969, he wanted to get out of Pullman and leave a history of parking tickets behind. » More …

Student regent named; Forgette reappointed


William (Billy) Gordon, a WSU senior majoring in psychology and finance, has been named the student member of the WSU Board of Regents for the 2007-2008 academic year.

Gordon’s selection as WSU’s tenth student regent was made last month by Gov. Christine Gregoire. The appointment runs through June 30, 2008.

The governor also announced the reappointment of Francois Forgette of Kennewick to a six-year term on the board ending September 2013.

 

A native of Ellensburg, Gordon has served as an Associated Students of WSU senator and a member of the … » More …

Library naming honors president Glenn Terrell

(Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services)A ceremony naming WSU’s New Library in honor of W. Glenn Terrell, former WSU president, was held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 4, in the library’s atrium.The ceremony officially renamed the library from the New Library to Terrell Library, honoring the university’s seventh president, who served from 1967-1985. The New Library is connected to Holland Library.Terrell lives in Seattle. Speakers at the event included WSU President V. Lane Rawlins; Rom Markin, former long-time WSU administrator and faculty member; and former Regent William Marler, a WSU graduate.In November 2005, the WSU Board of Regents approved the name change. Rawlins said the naming of … » More …

Smith Center dedication May 9

A public dedication of the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education at Washington State University is set for 10:30 a.m. May 9. It will be held on the Cyber Café patio, located on the center’s first floor. A reception and tours follow the ceremony.WSU President V. Lane Rawlins will preside at the event, which will include comments from Samuel H. Smith, the university’s president emeritus who led WSU from 1985 – 2000, addresses from regent president Robert D. Fukai and Douglas D. Baker, vice provost for academic affairs, and the unveiling of a dedication plaque.Smith Center opened in January. At 94,000-plus-square feet of space, … » More …