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Sept. 13: Preparing a pitch for small business private funding

cup o joe on palouse logoBy Hope Belli Tinney Washington SBDC,

PULLMAN, Wash. – When bank loans aren’t an option, small business entrepreneurs often turn to private funders, including friends, family and private investors, for help. » More …

Sept 1: Pullman’s hidden waterway revealed by landscape architecture students

By Brett Staav, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pullman is a water city, yet much of that water remains out of the consciousness of most residents. » More …

Jan. 26-27: WSU Regents to meet at WSU Tri-Cities

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a regularly scheduled meeting January 26 and 27 at the WSU Tri Cities Consolidated Information Center (CIC) in Richland, Washington. » More …

WSU Dedicates, Names New Visitor Center

WSUVisitorCenterPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s new visitor center is now open, creating a new front door to the University. WSU leaders, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and members of the surrounding community gathered this morning to formally dedicate the new 4,224-square-foot building. WSU President Elson S. Floyd heralded the new facility as a great partnership between the City of Pullman and the WSU campus.

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Formal building dedication set for new WSU visitor center

PULLMAN, Wash. – A formal dedication of the new visitor center at Washington State University will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at 150 E. Spring St., at the corner of East Main and NE Spring streets. A reception will follow the short program and ribbon cutting.

The 4,000 square-foot, $2.5 million building will serve as the “front door” to the university, functioning as an interpretive center and showcasing WSU’s teaching, research, athletics, student and faculty contributions.

To RSVP, please click http://go.wsu.edu/visitorcenterRSVP

Contacts:
Karlene Beaumont, director, WSU Events and Outreach, 509-335-1990, kbeaumont@wsu.edu
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Plumbing employee held in Grove apartment fire

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pullman police have arrested a suspect believed to have intentionally set fire to the Grove apartments.

On Monday, July 22, at about 4:05 p.m., detectives arrested Bryan Lee Kitchen, a 31-year-old Pullman resident, in connection with the July 14 fire. Kitchen had accompanied detectives to the Pullman Police Department for an interview and subsequently made admissions that led investigators to believe he was involved in setting the fire.

Kitchen worked for a plumbing subcontractor at the construction site, but police did not say what they believe to be his motive.

 

Kitchen had been a person of interest since … » More …

WSU housing coordinating with apartment owner after fire

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Housing officials at Washington State University are in contact with Campus Crest Communities, the owner of The Grove at Pullman, on how to assist students impacted by an off-campus fire early Sunday morning. 

Terry Boston, assistant vice president for administrative services, said WSU is waiting for further analysis from Campus Crest regarding what the company can and cannot offer students affected by the fire.

Boston said WSU Housing has space available in on-campus residence halls and limited space in university-owned apartments for those displaced by the fire, and added that there … » More …

WSU Pullman closes freshman admissions

PULLMAN – WSU announced April 13 that it is not accepting any more applications for incoming freshmen at its Pullman campus.

 

Admissions officials in Pullman will continue to review transfer students’ applications, but will make no more enrollment offers to transfers at this time. Once WSU has more complete budget information, expected by May 1, the university will likely re-open admissions only to transfer students who have already earned their associates’ degree.

 

The Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Spokane campuses are continuing to accept applications at this time.

 

“In the spirit of openness and transparency, we believe it is important for us to … » More …