SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University announced today that Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) contributed $100,000 to the Dr. Elson S. Floyd Medical Education Founders Fund to honor the memory of a valued friend and community leader. Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III, founder and president of SEL, presented the gift to WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown at SEL’s world headquarters in Pullman, Wash., on Thursday afternoon.
PULLMAN – The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus of WSU will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 5.
The building, located on the Glenn Terrell Mall at the heart of campus, has been closed since May 2006 to allow for a total renovation. The $86 million project is partially funded through a student fee approved through a student referendum.
Those participating in the ceremony are expected to include WSU President Elson S. Floyd; WSU Board of Regents Chair Francoix Forgette; Brandon Scheller, president of the Associated Students of WSU; Jessica Moore, president of the Graduate and Professional Students … » More …