Welcoming Golden and Diamond graduates

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services   More than 270 WSU graduates and spouses from 1959 and 1949 are in Pullman for the annual Golden and Diamond Graduates Reunion through Friday.   This event marks the 60th anniversary of WSU’s first Golden Graduates reunion: in spring 1949, the WSU Alumni Association (WSUAA) invited back the […]

Golden and diamond graduates reunite

  Those who graduated from WSU 50 and 60 years ago gathered for lunch and a bit of history in Beasley coliseum Thursday, part of the annual reunion of Golden and Diamond graduates.     Senor communication majors Jessica Fitts and Alex Bennett charmed the 1958 and 1948 graduates with their take on the golden times of […]

Golden and diamond grads shine on campus

Washington State University graduates from the class of 1947 and 1957 are reuniting at the Golden and Diamond Grad Reunion. Photo:  Dorothy Drain (right), a 1957 graduate, registers for the reunion in the Lewis Alumni Centre.  Proudly sporting a “rooter hat” from her sophomore year, she said she is looking forward to seeing old friends.  […]

Golden, Diamond Grads tour campus, share stories

Golden and Diamond Grads are on the WSU campus this week touring facilities, dining with faculty and staff and reminiscing about the days of old at WSU.While at Ferdinand’s, Roy and Patti Pellerin, Class of 1956, said the things they missed most about WSU were the sports and the closeness of the community.  They also […]

Golden and diamond grads add sparkle to campus

Washington State University and its various colleges are preparing for one of the most anticipated events of the year, the annual Golden and Diamond Grads Reunion. Held each year in April, the reunion welcomes back to campus students who graduated 50 years ago (golden grads) and 60 years ago (diamond grads). This year’s attendees received […]

Alumni return for reunion event

One hundred Washington State University alumni returned to Pullman this week for the Diamond and Golden Grad Reunion, which is taking place Wednesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 21.About 75 Golden Grads, celebrating their 50th WSU graduation reunion, and about 25 Diamond Grads, celebrating their 60th reunion, checked in at the Lewis Alumni Centre Wednesday morning before […]

Golden and diamond grads plan Liberal Arts reunion Wednesday

They are known on the Washington State University campus as “diamond” and “golden” grads, having received their diplomas from WSU 60 years ago (1945) and 50 years ago (1955), respectively. This week the two groups will returned to campus to reacquaint themselves with the university and each other. The College of Liberal Arts will host […]